Dominic Brunt

Dominic Adam Brunt (born 15 April 1970) is a British actor and director best known for his part in ITV's Emmerdale as vet Paddy Kirk.

Dominic Brunt
Dominic Adam Brunt

(1970-04-15) 15 April 1970 (age 49)
Years active1993–present
Known forEmmerdale (1997–)
Spouse(s)Joanne Mitchell
(m. 2003)

Early lifeEdit

He was educated at Accrington Moorhead Sports College and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, where he met his wife Joanne Mitchell.


Since 1997, Brunt has played the role of Paddy Kirk in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. For this role, Brunt was nominated in the category of "Best Actor" at the 2011 British Soap Awards.[1]

He directed and starred in a zombie film called Before Dawn which was made in 2012, and directed Bait (2014) and Attack of the Adult Babies (2017). Dominic also featured in the British movie Inbred (2011), playing the role of chainsaw welding Podge.

He has also appeared in:

Personal lifeEdit

Dominic is a self-confessed zombie obsessive and together with fellow Emmerdale actor Mark Charnock, conducted Leeds' first zombie film festival on 20 April 2008.[2]


  1. ^ "British Soap Awards 2011 voting opens". 7 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Leeds Zombie Film Festival". Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2019.

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