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Shaun Dooley (born 30 March 1974) is an English actor and voice-over artist.

Shaun Dooley
Born (1974-03-30) 30 March 1974 (age 45)


Early LifeEdit

Dooley was born in Barnsley, United Kingdom. He studied at the Arden School of Theatre in Manchester between 1992 and 1995.


Dooley's first acting role was as Shaun in Groove on a Stanley Knife in 1997. He later played Ritchie Fitzgerald in Coronation Street from 1997 until 1998. He appeared occasionally in EastEnders as Tom Stuart between 2001 and 2004 until he was replaced during his filming of The Street. He had a role in P.O.W..

Dooley played Peter Harper in BBC drama series The Street.[1] He also featured in the 2007 television docudrama Diana: Last Days of a Princess. Dooley portrayed Kieran in the British horror film Salvage.[2] He portrayed police inspector Dick Alderman in all three parts of the Red Riding trilogy and in 2017 appeared as Reverend Michaelmas Winter in the Sky 1 drama Jamestown.

Personal LifeEdit

Shaun is the older brother of Kimberly Dooley, and Stephanie Ann Dooley (previously known as Stephanie Dooley-Day) who is an actress. Stephanie separated from her actor husband Darren Day in October 2018.[3] Stephanie has appeared in The Royal, The Hunter's Prayer and Creeped Out.[4]


Narrator of Everest rescue

  • Narrator of the Quest documentary ‘Railroad Australia’(2019) which covers the highs and lows of drivers and engineers of Australian freight and tourist trains.


  1. ^ Shaun Dooley profile on The Street's website Archived 17 April 2006 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Alien Breed is Back and Better Than Ever for iOS - Dread Central". 2 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Darren Day SPLITS from wife Stephanie Dooley – details". HELLO!. 29 August 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Who did Stephanie Dooley play in Emmerdale as she splits from Darren Day?". Metro. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  5. ^ The Game recap: series one, episode two – Operation Glass is revealed, The Guardian, 7 May 2015
  6. ^ WISE WORDS: Shaun Dooley, Star Of 'Broadchurch' And 'Ordinary Lies' On A Father's Advice, And Hitting Pause, The Huffington Post, 21 April 2015

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