Shaun Dooley (born 29 March 1974) is a British actor, narrator and voice-over artist.
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. He also featured in the 2007 television docudrama Diana: Last Days of a Princess. Dooley portrayed Kieran in the British horror film Salvage. 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.
In 2019, Shaun and his wife Polly produced an album, Got It Covered, for Children In Need. The album featured Helena Bonham Carter, Jim Broadbent, Olivia Colman, Luke Evans, Suranne Jones, Adrian Lester, Himesh Patel, David Tennant, Jodie Whittaker and Shaun himself singing unique cover versions of songs personal to them. The album was released on 1 November 2019. The album and accompanying documentary was co-produced by their company 20four7films, BBC Studios and SilvaScreen Records.
Shaun has been with his wife Polly Dooley since 1998 and together they have four children. Shaun is the older brother of Kimberly Dooley, and Stephanie Ann Dooley, who is known professionally as Stephanie Dooley-Day and is an actress. Shaun is a lifelong supporter of Barnsley F.C..
|1998||Dalziel and Pascoe||Robert Pascoe||Episode: "The Wood Beyond"|
|2002||Silent Witness||Paul Preston||Episode: "The Fall Out"|
|2004||Foyle's War||Gordon Drake||Episode: "Enemy Fire"|
|2007||The Mark of Cain||Corporal Gant|
|2008||Silent Witness||DI Adam Tranfield||Episode: "Terror"|
|Stovepipe||Lead role||HighTide's production at the West 12 Shopping Centre in Shepherd's Bush|
|2008||Eden Lake||Jon||Celador Films|
|2009||Right Place, Wrong Time||Alan||BBC Radio 4 drama|
|2010||Married Single Other||Eddie||ITV|
|2010||The Road to Coronation Street||Derek Bennett||BBC Four drama|
|2010||Inspector George Gently||Darren Paige||Episode: "Gently Evil"|
|2011||Exile||Mike Eldridge||BBC drama, alongside John Simm|
|2011||Great Expectations||Joe Gargery||BBC drama|
|2011||The Awakening||Malcolm McNair||2011
|2011||Hustle||Cool Hand Cooper||Episode: "The Delivery"|
|2012||Five Days||Sgt Don Parker||Series two|
|2012||Benidorm||Pete Garvey, the brother of long term character Mick Garvey||Series 5, Episode 3|
|2012||Second series of Our War||Narrator||BBC documentary series on the war in Afghanistan as seen by the British Army soldiers|
|2012||Space Dive||Narrator||A BBC documentary on the record-breaking skydive by Felix Baumgartner|
|2012||The Woman in Black||Mr Fisher, village innkeeper||Hammer Films|
|2013||The White Queen||Sir Robert Brackenbury||BBC historical drama|
|2014||The Karman Line||Dave||Short film|
|2014||The Game||DC Jim Fenchurch||BBC|||
|2015||Richard III: The Princes in the Tower||Narrator||Channel 4|
|2015||Broadchurch series 2||Rickie Gillespie|||
|2015||The Farthest Shore||Ged||Judith Adams's adaptation of Ursula Le Guin's novel for Radio 4|||
|2015||Cuffs||DC Carl Hawkins||BBC|
|2015–present||SAS: Who Dares Wins||Narrator||Channel 4 series|||
|The Force: Manchester||Voiceover||Sky 1 series which follows officers of Greater Manchester Police|
|American Justice||Narrator||BBC Two series which follows prosecutors and cop in Jacksonville, Florida|
|2017||Gunpowder||Sir William Wade|
|2018||Surgeons: At the Edge of Life||Narrator||BBC Two series|||
|2018||Doctor Who: "The Ghost Monument"||Epzo||Second episode of the eleventh series|
|2018||Four Days That Shook Britain||Narrator||ITV documentary which covers the four terrorist attacks of 2017, in England.|
|2019||Railroad Australia||Narrator||Quest documentary which covers the highs and lows of drivers and engineers of Australian freight and tourist trains|
|2019||The Witcher||King Foltest||Series 1, Episode 3: "Betrayer Moon"|
|2019||Official Secrets||John (Internal Security)|
|2019||Gentleman Jack||Jeremiah Rawson|
|2021||It's A Sin||Clive Tozer|
|2021||Innocent||DCI Mike Braithwaite||Main role|||
- "Shaun Dooley profile on The Street's website". Archived from the original on 17 April 2006.
- "Alien Breed is Back and Better Than Ever for iOS - Dread Central". 2 August 2012.
- Martin, Laura (30 October 2019). "Children in Need: Got it Covered: songs and singers on the album – and what time the documentary is on BBC One". i.
- Frost, Vicky (7 May 2015). "The Game recap: series one, episode two – Operation Glass is revealed". The Guardian.
- WISE WORDS: Shaun Dooley, Star Of 'Broadchurch' And 'Ordinary Lies' On A Father's Advice, And Hitting Pause, The Huffington Post, 21 April 2015
- "SAS: Who Dares Wins (TV Series 2015– ) - IMDb" – via www.imdb.com.
- "ITV announce a second series of hit series, Innocent". ITalkTelly. 21 September 2020.