Steven Arnold



Real name: Steven Arnold
Born: 12 December 1974, Warrington, Cheshire
Siblings: Kevin


Contact: c/o Pemberton Associates

Played: Ashley Peacock (February 1996 - )

Steven Arnold was born in Warrington in 1975. He was educated at Sir Thomas Boteler in Warrington where his drama teacher suggested he went up for a part in a National Film School called This Boy's Story. This film went on to win a BAFTA for best short film in 1991.

Steven and his younger brother, Kevin then both appeared in the Granada TV series Children's Ward. Steven returned for another series of Children's Ward as Joe Lloyd and worked on the medical information film Growing Pains before making his BBC debut as a courier in the Patricia Routledge series Hetty Wainthrop Investigates. He also played Rob in an episode of The Bill and a role in Common As Muck before returning to Granada to play Darren in the medical series Medics with Tom Baker and Sue Johnston.

In 1996 he made his debut on Coronation Street as Ashley Peacock and soon he was made a regular character. Steven, who still lives in Warrington, has also played Neil in You, Me and Manley and has worked on the Radio 4 play The Distance Between Stars.

Steven was engaged to Gemma McSorley but that broke off and at Christmas 1997 he became engaged to Victoria Gibson, he also moved out of his family home into his own terrace a short walk away.

TV credits include: Children's Ward (Granada TV) as Joe Lloyd; Common As Muck (BBC1) as Stanty; Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (BBC1) as Courier; Medics (Granada TV) as Darren; The Bill (Thames) as Rob; You, Me and Marley (BBC1) as Neil;

Film credits include: This Boy's Story; Growing Pains as Lloyd







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