Todd Carty



Todd was born in Ireland and began his career at the age of four in London. He made his stage debut at the New London Theatre where he played the leading role of Lionel in the musical based on Lionel Bart's life. His early television appearances included Z Cars (BBC), Our Mutual Friend (BBC), Drummer (BBC), Headmaster (BBC), Focus On Britain (German TV ), The Idle Bunch (German TV ), We're Happy (RTE). His early film work included Professor Popper's Problems, Please Sir. The Gang's OK and The Magic Trip.

Todd's first major TV role was playing the lead of 'Tucker' in BBC TV's Grange Hill for five years. He was then offered his own series playing Tucker as an adult in Tucker's Luck. 1997 saw Todd co-starring with Nick Berry in The Black Velvet Band, the adventure film drama for Yorkshire Television. However Todd is best known for his role as Mark Fowler in the BBC's Award-winning drama series EastEnders a role he played for twelve years until 2003.

Film work has included a science fantasy film Krull for Columbia Pictures, directed by Peter Yates, where he played the role of Oswin. He also turned his hand to comic roles in films including; What's In It For You?, A Question Of Balance, Serve Them Right and The Candy Show, a comedy fantasy film, where he played the role of Randy Candy.

Other television includes guest appearances onMultiColoured Swap Shop,Saturday Superstore,Breakfast Time,Pebble Mill at One,  Live & Kicking, Des O'Connor Tonight, Grange Hill's 21st Birthday,Harry Hill's TV Show, Celebrity Ready Steady Cook, The Weakest Link EastEnders Special and EastEnders Revealed.

Radio credits have included; Les Miserables (BBC), The Three Loves Of Ida Bliss (BBC), Wavelength (BBC), Midweek (BBC), Jellybones (Capital), Harry Hill's Fruit Corner (BBC) and London Particulars (BBC).

Todd has played in many pantomimes, has voiced many popular commercials and has narrated numerous TV programmes such as Scene in New York, The Jungle Creatures, Streets Apart (BBC1), The Fame Game (BBC Scotland), Snapshot Eddie Kidd (BBC) Driving Mum Crazy (Meridian) and  Paddington Green (BBC).

Todd  played P.C Gabriel Kent/ David Kent in Talkback/ Thames Television's drama The Bill', Ray Hallam in Heartbeat and Cameron Cooke in Holby City. He has also directed several episodes of Doctors for the BBC.

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