Norris Cole in ITV's long-running soap opera Coronation Street.
His debut on Coronation street came in March 11, 1994, when he came to Weatherfield looking for Derek Wilton.
He confessed in an interview he was a big fan of the talent reality shows, and would love to be on Strictly Come Dancing if his body allowed it.
Born in Chester, his family moved to Lancashire soon after he was born.
William Roache was another veteran of Coronation Street, playing his character since 1960.