Jack P. Shepherd

Soap Opera Actor

Jack P. Shepherd was born in Pudsey, England, United Kingdom on January 14th, 1988 and is the Soap Opera Actor. At the age of 36, Jack P. Shepherd biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, TV shows, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 14, 1988
United Kingdom
Place of Birth
Pudsey, England, United Kingdom
36 years old
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Actor, Television Actor
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Jack P. Shepherd Life

Jack Peter Shepherd (born 14 January 1988) is an English comedian.

Since April 2000, he has played David Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.

He received the 2018 British Soap Award for Best Actor and the 2008 British Soap Award for Villain of the Year.

Personal life

Shepherd was in a fifteen-year relationship with Lauren Shippey from 2002 to 2017, and the couple have two children together: Nyla, born in 2009, and Reuben, born in 2013.

He is best known for his role as David Platt on Coronation Street alongside co-stars Helen Worth (Gail Platt) and Tina O'Brien (Sarah Platt). Shepherd is earning £200,000 a year for his role on Coronation Street, a much larger sum than longer-serving co-stars Simon Gregson (Steve McDonald) and Sue Nicholls (Audrey Roberts).

Shepherd is a Leeds United supporter.


Jack P. Shepherd Career


Shepherd appeared in episodes of television's Where the Heart Is and Clocking Off, where he co-starred with his future Coronation Street screen sister Tina O'Brien before taking on the role of David.

Shepherd has spent time out of Coronation Street to do theatre work, including Riff's role in a West Side Story performance as part of Stage 84. The Yorkshire School of Performing Arts has a scholarship for artists.

He has also appeared in Oliver!

At the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford.

Shepherd appeared on Coronation Street on the Isle of Man in 2008.

Because there is already a well-known British actor named Jack Shepherd, Shepherd uses his middle initial in his stage name.

On the British version of Comedy Central, he is also a writer for the topical show Grouchy Young Men, a spin-off of the show Grumpy Old Men.


Todd Boyce of Coronation Street says he has left the soap as the cast members head to their farewell bash - will serial killer Stephen get away with his offences?

www.dailymail.co.uk, September 14, 2023
Stephen Reid, the serial killer on Coronation Street, appeared to be numbered as the cast members were seen heading to his departure party ahead of a dramatic exit storyline. On Wednesday, the cast members were seen out at The Dockyard Pub in Manchester to say their goodbyes to actor Todd Boyce, 62, who has been playing the role of the sinister villain since last year. Todd, who has been blasted for his numerous murders on the cobbles, filmed his potential exit scenes last month.

A look-back at the Royal Family's visits to the soaps

www.dailymail.co.uk, March 26, 2023
The Royal Family is no stranger to experiencing some of the country's most popular soaps, having made multiple visits to their historic sets over the years. Whether it's the Coronation Street cobbles, Emmerdale village, or EastEnders' Albert Square, Her Majesty The Queen and her son, King Charles, have delighted audiences with their performances in decades past. During her 70-year reign, the late monarch enjoyed four public appearances at UK soaps, the most recent being just a year before her death.

SPOILER OF Coronation Street: After being told he spent 15 years in jail, Max is SENTENCED

www.dailymail.co.uk, February 7, 2023
Max Turner of Coronation Street is set to be convicted next week in Coronation Street. Since Blake stabbed Alya in a racially motivated assault, the troubled teen was charged with incitement to murder. Max is expected to find his destiny in forthcoming scenes after being warned that if pleaded guilty to Encouragement of Terrorism, he will spend 15 years in prison.