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David Neilson

David Neilson is an English actor best known for portraying cafe owner Roy Cropper in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from 1995 onwards. In a break from the show in 2016, Neilson starred in a stage production of Samuel Beckett's Endgame at Home in Manchester. Prior to taking up the role of Roy Cropper, Neilson appeared in several TV shows including Boys from The Blackstuff, Resnick, Secret Army, Once Upon a Time in the North, Blue Heaven, Bergerac, Casualty and EastEnders, and in the Mike Leigh films Life is Sweet and Secrets and Lies.

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Mar 13, 1949 In Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Coronation Street 1960-12-09
Latest Project:
Movie Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday 2009-10-26
Known For
Poster of Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday
Poster of Once Upon A Time In The North
Poster of Resnick: Lonely Hearts
Poster of Coronation Street
Movie Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday Roy Cropper 2009-10-26
Movie Secrets & Lies Men in suits 1996-05-24
Series Once Upon A Time In The North Mr Dacre 1994-05-03
Movie Resnick: Rough Treatment DS Graham Millington 1993-07-25
Movie Resnick: Lonely Hearts DS Graham Millington 1992-03-31
Movie Life Is Sweet Steve 1990-11-15
Series Boys from the Blackstuff Lawton 1982-10-10
Series Coronation Street Roy Cropper 1960-12-09