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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 Resnick: Rough Treatment
Poster of Knights & Emeralds

David Neilson Movies Filmography

Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday
Roy Cropper 2009-10-26
Secrets & Lies
Men in suits 1996-05-24
Resnick: Rough Treatment
DS Graham Millington 1993-07-25
Resnick: Lonely Hearts
DS Graham Millington 1992-03-31
Life Is Sweet
Steve 1990-11-15
Knights & Emeralds
Ashby 1986-10-01
Boys from the Blackstuff
Lawton 1982-10-10
Coronation Street
Roy Cropper 1960-12-09