Tony Marshall (actor)

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Tony Marshall
Born
Anthony Marshall

(1964-05-14) 14 May 1964 (age 56)
Manchester, England
OccupationActor
Years active1989–present
Known for Life on Mars
Casualty

Anthony Marshall (born 14 May 1964) [1] is an English actor, known for his roles as Nelson in Life on Mars and Noel Garcia in Casualty . He has made appearances in numerous television series, including Coronation Street , The Bill , All Quiet on the Preston Front , The Queen's Nose , Only Fools and Horses and Doctors .

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Career

Marshall made his professional acting debut in four episodes of the ITV soap opera Coronation Street , as Roy Valentine. [2] From 2006 to 2007, he portrayed the role of Nelson in the BBC drama series Life on Mars and the final episode of its spinoff, Ashes to Ashes . [3] [4]

From 2008 to 2021, he appeared in the BBC medical drama Casualty as receptionist Noel Garcia. [5] In an episode broadcast on 2 January 2021, Marshall's character died of COVID-19. Marshall's departure was kept secret to avoid disappointment, he had played the role for 12 years. [6] Before appearing as Noel, he made two separate guest stars. The first was in the series eight episode "Cat In Hell" as Roy, a train conductor, and the second was in the series eighteen episode "Second Best", where he played an unnamed parking attendant. [7] On 14 March 2017, Marshall appeared as Noel on the sister series, Holby City . He appeared in Holby City again in on 5 March 2019. In 2018, Marshall appeared in an episode of Still Open All Hours , as Mr. Selby. [8]

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