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Daniel Jillings (born 02/09/1982 in Oldham) is an English actor and former Police Officer with Greater Manchester Police known for his role as Detective Constable Will Gibbons in ITV drama Prey as well as Billy Parker in Hollyoaks and recurring roles in BBC Doctors, Emmerdale and Casualty.[1] He was the second actor to play Billy Parker in Hollyoaks.[2]

Along with Danny Miler, he co-founded the children's bereavement charity Once Upon a Smile in 2011.[3][4] He is also a patron of the Shannon Bradshaw Trust.[5]

He has a daughter.


Title Role Year Notes
The Barking Murders Pc Holden 2019
Enemy Lines Mick Cooper 2019
Hollyoaks Billy Parker 2018
Prey DC Will Gibbons[6] 2014-15
Doctors Bruno Jacobs 2014
Doctors Mark Halcombe 2013
Casualty Chris Heyworth 2012
Coronation Street PC Ashcroft 2012


  1. ^ Abbit, Beth (2014-08-25). "Coronation Street stars to line up on the pitch for charity football match in Droylsden". Manchester Evening News. Archived from the original on 2016-08-17. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  2. ^ "Hollyoaks' Harry attacks Leah's father Billy Parker". 24 May 2018. Archived from the original on 18 June 2018. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Cash boost gives Trafford charity reason to Smile". Messenger Newspapers. Archived from the original on 2016-07-01. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  4. ^ Fitzgerald, Todd (2016-01-26). "Joetta Shumba: Emmerdale star's charity offers to help family of young mum in M62 crash tragedy". Manchester Evening News. Archived from the original on 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  5. ^ Bradshaw, Patti. "Daniel Jillings". Shannon Bradshaw Trust. Retrieved 2016-07-12.
  6. ^ "Prey Series 2". Archived from the original on 2016-08-22. Radio Times (press see more) Retrieved 2016-7-13

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