Fast Facts

  • First major role was on the British soap Coronation Street.
  • Met his future wife, Sarah Parish, on set in 2004 while filming the series Cutting It.
  • His first child with Parish, Ella-Jayne, was born with a heart defect and died at 8 months; the couple later conducted a fund-raiser for the pediatric unit of the hospital that treated her.
  • His character on Primeval, Stephen Hart, inspired an action figure.
  • Performed his own stunts on Primeval.
  • Is the great-grandson of Richard Hollins Murray, who invented the reflecting lens in 1927.


  • Nell Murray — Daughter
  • Sarah Parish — Wife
  • Ella-Jayne Murray — Daughter


  • Birth Place: Greater Manchester, England
  • Profession: Actor

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