Actor Chris Gascoyne is a son of Marian and Derrick Gascoyne, born January 1968 in Huthwaite. Wed to actress Caroline Harding, they have three children while currently living in Manchester.
Chris is probably most widely recognised for his present soap opera role portraying the rogue Peter Barlow in Coronation Street. He entered the Rovers Return in year 2000, and spent three years exposing this bad boy role into a bigamist.
In real life, Chris left and joined cast as Al Ware in a BBC drama New Street Law. He's actually played a range of parts amongst other television dramas recognised in; Between the Lines, Casualty and Murdoch Mysteries. And in more notable earlier roles a bully Barry Kent featured in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, plus Tony Rossi in Soldier Soldier.
This rover returned to Coronation Street full time in October 2008. Although desperately needing a four month break during 2012, his contract renewal into 2014 predicts new shocks before a thrilling final exit.
Written 12 Nov 13 Revised 12 Nov 13 © by Gary Elliott