John Bowler (actor)


John Bowler (actor)

John Bowler (born in Newcastle upon Tyne) is an English actor who is best known for playing P.C. Roger Valentine in ITV’s "The Bill" since 2004.

He was educated in Yorkshire, and trained in acting in Glasgow. After a number of TV appearances in his early career, in 1988, John first gained wider recognition for his portrayal of the regular character David Lynch in the romantic sitcom "Watching", alongside Liza Tarbuck. He remained in the role until the series ended in 1993.

His extensive list of television credits includes regular roles in "Steel River Blues", "Woof!", "Castles" and "Peak Practice", as well as guest appearances in series such as "Agatha Christie's Poirot", "Casualty", "Heartbeat", "Kavanagh QC", "Dangerfield", "Grange Hill", "Drop The Dead Donkey" and "Auf Wiedersehen, Pet".

John has also enjoyed stints in three of the UK's most popular soap operas, playing Dougie Slade in "EastEnders", John Wilding in "Coronation Street" and Ethan Black in "Crossroads".

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