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Michael Begley is a British television and theatre actor and writer.[1]

Michael Begley
Years active1996-

Begley has written two stage plays: Martha Loves Michael, which was co-written with Sally Abbott, and The Guys. He wrote the television series Cowboys and Indians with Abbott and Jon Sen, and has written several episodes of EastEnders. He won Best Newcomer at the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards in 1996 for his roles in The Tempest, Wildest Dreams and Life of Galileo, and was nominated in the TMA Awards for Best Supporting Actor in 2002. His television and film acting roles include Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise, Bob & Rose, City Central, William and Mary, Being Human, and most recently, an episode of EastEnders, which he also wrote.[1][2][3][4]


List of television and film roles[2][3]
Title Year Role Note
London's Burning 1996 Teflon 1 episode
The Bill 1996, 2004, 2008 Lee Gallagher, Jonas Finch, Sammo Taylor 4 episodes
This Life 1997 Terry Cole 1 episode
McLibel! 1997 John Bruton 1 episode
The Grand 1998 Jim Craig 9 episodes
Grafters 1998 Terry 1 episode
City Central 1998–2000 PC Richard Law 31 episodes
Heartbeat 2001 Chris Draycott 1 episode
Vacuuming Completely Nude in Paradise 2001 Pete TV film
Bob & Rose 2001 Carl Smith
In Deep 2002 Grendel 2 episodes
The Stretford Wives 2002 Murray TV film
The Royal 2003 Patrick Barrie 1 episode
EastEnders: Slaters in Detention 2003 PC Jim Sellers
Dalziel and Pascoe 2005 Carl Watmough 2 episodes
Wire in the Blood 2005 Michael Stocks 1 episode
William and Mary 2003–05 Rick Stroud 18 episodes
Eleventh Hour 2006 Ned 1 episode
Agatha Christie's Marple: By the Pricking of My Thumbs 2006 Ethan Maxwell TV film
Doctors 2006, 2009–10 Kieran Hartley, Henry Salisbury 11 episodes
The Last Detective 2007 Daniel Boden 1 episode
Holby City 2007, 2012 Hal Bonner, Gavin Flett 2 episodes
The Children 2008 DS Bliss 2 episodes
Silent Witness 2008 Danny Edwards 2 episodes
Minder 2009 Orson 1 episode
Being Human 2009–10 Chaplain 2 episodes
Casualty 2010 Ian Dennis 2 episodes
Doctor Who 2011 Mulligan 1 episode: "The Curse of the Black Spot"
Switch 2012 David 1 episode
EastEnders[4] 2013 Mr Garner 1 episode


  1. ^ a b "Michael Begley". United Agents. Archived from the original on 16 February 2013. Retrieved 4 March 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Michael Begley" (PDF). Amanda Howard Associates. Retrieved 4 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Michael Begley - IMDb". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 4 March 2013.
  4. ^ a b Director: John Greening; Executive Producer: Lorraine Newman; Writer: Michael Begley (11 March 2013). "Episode dated 11/03/2013". EastEnders. BBC. BBC One.