John Lloyd Fillingham



Real name:
Born: Lancashire



Played: Neil Mitchell (1992 - 1993)

The picture shows John on an Australian beach whilst touring with the RSC in early 1997. Although his first time, he was apparently an accomplished surfer.

John Lloyd Fillingham was born in Lancashire and after leaving school he enrolled at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. Three years later he graduated and joined the Octagon Theatre Company in Bolton. He appeared in The Hairy Ape, Baths and Waiting for Godot before moving to the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester in their production of I Do. John then returned to the Octagon to play Harold Crompton in Spring and Port Wine.

John appeared in the children's hospital drama Children's Ward as Corporal Miller and played Tim in the comedy September Song. He then played Tim Page in B & B before playing Robin Gibbons in the children's series Spatz. He worked on radio in the plays School For Scandal, Healthy Pursuits, Cozzy's Last Stand and Letters Of Introduction. John then played Algernon Moncrieff in The Octagon's production of The Importance of Being Earnest before joined The Bristol Old Vic as Ferdinard in The Tempest and in The Glass Menagerie. He then appeared as Young FR Leavis in BBC Screen 2's The Last Romantics.

John joined Coronation Street in 1992 as Neil Mitchell and he remained with the series for eighteen months as Denise Osbourne's ex-husband and Angie Freeman's boyfriend. Since leaving Coronation Street, John has returned to the Bristol Old Vic as Billy in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice. He has also appeared in Road at the Manchester Royal Exchange, in Amadeus at the Gateway Theatre, Chester and in The Comedy of Errors at the Nottingham Playhouse. John also played Carl Adams in The Bill and Barney Wilde in Crocodile Shoes. He is single and divides his time between Manchester and London.






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