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Danny Seward

Danny was born in Manchester, England .He attended Buile Hill high School in Salford. Danny, at 16 years of age joined the 'Oldham Theatre Workshop'- founded by David Johnson.He later went on to study for a Bsc (Hons) degree in Psychology at the age of 19.Danny Seward's Screen Acting career began in 1998, when he was discovered by Tony Garnett' (producer of 'Kes', 'Ballykissangel', and 'This Life'). He had to audition 4 times consecutively, after later being picked to play regular character 'Dean Wishaw' - in a new critically acclaimed series called 'The Cops'.Danny remained on the show for 3 series. 'The Cops' went on to receive 2 UK BAFTA awards for the 'Best Television Drama Series' of 1999 and 2000, along with an RTS award for the 'Best Drama Series' in 2000.Danny later appeared in various TV and Theatre and Film roles, including Coronation Street, A&E, Heartbeat, Peak Practice, and Red Cap.His Theatre work includes lead performances at 'The Contact Theatre' in 'Wiseguys', where he received a nomination for Best Newcomer at the 'M.E.N Theatre Awards'. He also played a leading role in 'Mapping The Edge' at the 'Sheffield Crucible'. In 2001 Danny was picked to play regular character 'Joe Beresford' in 'Where The Heart Is' (ITV1) where he remained for a further 4 series.In 2005 during his final series of 'Where The Heart Is', Danny was spotted by the EMI record label when his singing was involved in a storyline on the show. Together with ITV, EMI released an album of Danny's material. In the same year Danny dedicated a self-penned song 'Heart Of A Winner' to fellow Mancunian Boxing Champion Ricky Hatton. 'Heart Of a Winner' went on to become the title theme to Ricky Hatton's life Story on DVD, which was released by Liberation Entertainment in November 2007.In 2008 Danny returned to his Acting roots with appearances in both 'The Tudors' for Showtime (US) and in a remake of the classic BBC1 Drama series 'Survivors'. He continues to work in Tv and film.Danny graduated with a first class honours degree at Salford university in Music Production in 2013 after following his passion to produce alongside performing Music.In 2014 Danny appeared in the 6 part Drama 'Happy Valley', written by Sally Wainwright, starring Sarah Lancashire (BBC1).


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Born:
May 17, 1976 In Manchester, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
6
First Appeared:
In the series Emmerdale Farm 1972-10-16
Latest Project:
Series Happy Valley 2014-04-29
Known For
Poster of Survivors
Filmography
Happy Valley Unknown 2014-04-29
Monroe Unknown 2011
Moving On John 2009-05-18
Survivors Unknown 2008-11-23
The Tudors Unknown 2007-04-01
Emmerdale Farm Unknown 1972-10-16