Jack Michael McMullen (born 22 February 1991) is an English actor and writer. He is best known for his role as Finn Sharkey in Waterloo Road, as well as other appearances in Brookside and Grange Hill.
Jack McMullen performing The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner at the Pilot Theatre in 2012
Jack Michael McMullen
22 February 1991
McMullen debuted as Josh McLoughlin on the long-running Channel 4 drama Brookside, playing the role from 2002 until the show's final episode in November 2003. He won two British Soap Awards for his role in the show; the first for best newcomer, and the second for best on-screen partnership with co-star Sarah White. McMullen went on to appear as Timothy "Tigger" Johnson in Grange Hill from 2004, initially in a guest role, and later a regular cast slot until 2008.
He was in an episode of the BBC drama The Street, then appeared in The Bill. Next, he starred in BBC Switch's Proper Messy. He was in an episode of the BBC medical soap opera, Doctors as half of a young gay couple who run away from their homes. He then starred in another BBC drama, appearing in an episode of Moving On.
From 2010 to 2012, he played troublemaker Finn Sharkey in the BBC school-based drama series, Waterloo Road. On 4 June 2011, he appeared in the BBC One medical drama Casualty as Ethan, the friend of a patient. On 27 December 2011, McMullen appeared in Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me as the main role Freddie Copeland.
In 2013, the film The Knife That Killed Me was released. Jack played the lead role of 16-year-old Paul Varderman.
|2014||The Quiet Hour||Tom Connelly|
|The Knife That Killed Me||Paul|
|2016||The Works||Edmund||Short film|
|Rue Boy||Flukey Dave|
|Ford v Ferrari||Charlie Agapiou|
|2002–2003||Brookside||Josh McLoughlin||Regular role; 77 episodes|
|2004–2008||Grange Hill||Tigger Johnson||Regular role; 65 episodes|
|2007||The Street||Aran Jennerson|
|2008||The Bill||Andy Donnelly||2 episodes|
|Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen||Tommy||Television film|
|2010–2012||Waterloo Road||Finn Sharkey||Regular role; 51 episodes|
|Fast Freddie, The Widow and Me||Freddie||Television film|
|2014||Common||Colin McCabe||Television film|
|2016||Maigret Sets a Trap||Mazet||Television film|
|2017||Little Boy Blue||Dean Kelly|
|2020–||The First Team||Jack Turner||Regular role; 6 episodes|