Danny Young (actor)

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Danny Young
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Danny Young ice skating during the 2010 Dancing on Ice TV show
Born (1986-11-07) 7 November 1986 (age 34)
Essex, England
OccupationActor, dancer, model, personal trainer
Years active2001–2013
Television Kerching! (2003–2006)
Coronation Street (2004–2006)
Dancing on Ice (2010)
Partner(s) Nikki Sanderson (2005–2009)
Chloe Madeley (2013–2014)
Website http://dannyyoung.co.uk/

Danny Young (born 7 November 1986 in Essex) is an English actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Warren Baldwin on the popular long-running soap Coronation Street , and for his participation in the celebrity ice skating show Dancing on Ice .

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Acting career

Young appeared on Coronation Street, playing Warren Baldwin from August 2004 to August 2005, until dropped by the show's bosses due to the character's storyline coming to an end. Young then returned to the soap for several episodes in 2006. Before appearing on Coronation Street and given a regular role, Young played Dean in Out of Control which won him the Best Young Actor award in the drama category (2002){drama category for which award?}, and Ricardo on the CBBC series Kerching! (2003). He also had roles in "The Vice" (2003), the award-winning Gone (2003) (a short film) and Wall of Silence (2004). He has since gone onto appear in the horror film Exposé (2009), the directorial début by Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet, and The Rapture released in 2010. Also in 2010, he co-produced and starred in the horror film Stalker, which was again directed by Martin Kemp. [1] Also in 2011, Young announced he had joined the cast of Wildboyz, an adult comedy theatre show, in which he will perform some scenes nude. The production toured the UK from April to June 2012. [2]

Other career

In July 2013 Young launched FitnessFondue.com, a fitness and nutrition advice website with his then girlfriend Chloe Madeley. Young and Madeley regularly post tips, advice and their own success stories. [3]

Dancing on Ice

In 2010, Young participated in the fifth series of the ITV1 show Dancing on Ice with professional skater Frankie Poultney. He came fifth in the competition. He was eliminated on 14 March 2010 during prop week after he lost out to Hollyoaks' Kieron Richardson and his professional partner Brianne Delcourt because of the "damn hat" to quote Christopher Dean, after Young dropped his hat during his skate off performance.

Television appearances as Himself

In 2006, Danny participated in the British football television series The Match. In 2007, Danny participated in Celebrity United football matches, along with footballing professionals and showbusiness personalities to support various national and local charities. [4] Since August 2010, Young has presented the fitness and health segment on the ITV show This Morning . [5] In 2011, Danny participated in the "Celebrity Christmas Pantomime Special" series of Come Dine With Me. He featured in five episodes between 25 and 30 December 2011, highlighting his cooking skills. [6]

Personal life

In August 2010, Danny was named Mr Jersey Battle of Flowers 2010 in their annual procession. [7]

From 2013 to 2014, he was formerly in a relationship with Chloe Madeley. [8] [9]

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2013Dead WoodLance Corporal MastersFilm, completed
2012Crime StoriesJamie Wilkinson1 episode
2012Payback SeasonIan
2011A Landscape of LiesEion
2011CasualtyKevin Brannigan"One Good Day" Episode
2010StalkerJoshCo-producer
2010The RaptureGates
2010 Dancing on Ice HimselfContestant, 5th place overall
2009ExposéJosh
2004–2006 Coronation Street Warren Baldwin73 Episodes
2003–2006 Kerching! Ricardo Murray20 Episodes
2005Coronation Street: PantomimeWarren BaldwinTV Movie
2004Wall of SilenceRyan MoorvilleTV Movie
2003GoneBoyShort Film
2003 The Vice Sean"Gameboys" Episode
2002 Helen West Young Boy"Deep Sleep" Episode
2002 Out of Control DeanTV Movie
2001 The Bill Sean"Another Country" Episode

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References

  1. "Stalker" IMDB page
  2. "Wildboyz official website". Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  3. "Fitness Fondue Official Website".
  4. Celebrity United Football Page
  5. "Danny Young Official Website "This Morning" news". Archived from the original on 18 February 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  6. Come Dine With Me 'Celebrity Christmas Pantomime Special'
  7. "Personal info listed on Danny Young Official Website". Archived from the original on 22 March 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  8. Huffington Post article
  9. "'We speak on a weekly basis' - Chloe Madeley best friends with ex despite split". 23 September 2014.