Daniel Casey

Daniel Casey (born 1 June 1972) is an English actor. He is best known for playing DS Gavin Troy, the original sidekick of DCI Tom Barnaby, for the first six seasons of the long-running television series Midsomer Murders.

Daniel Casey
Born (1972-06-01) 1 June 1972
ResidenceSussex, England
Alma materDurham University
Years active1997–present
Home townStockton-on-Tees, County Durham, England
Spouse(s)Ellie Casey (m. 2005–present)

Early life

The son of journalist and television presenter Luke Casey, he grew up in Stockton-on-Tees and attended Grey College, Durham, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in acting.


Casey began his acting career on stage, in a touring production of Dead Fish.[1]

Casey is known for portraying DS Gavin Troy in Midsomer Murders, and Anthony Cox in Our Friends in the North. He also played leading firefighter Tony Barnes in the 2004 ITV firefighting series Steel River Blues. He also guest starred in M.I. High.

In 2010, he appeared in an episode of Inspector George Gently, and in 2011, he appeared in Marchlands. In 2012, and again in 2014, he appeared in Casualty. In early 2016, he appeared in Coronation Street.

Casey held a regular role in BBC soap opera EastEnders, playing Tom Bailey. He first appeared on 1 June 2017, and was originally credited as 'Nosebleed Man'. However, later on his character's name was announced, and he is now credited as Tom Bailey.[2]

On 24 May 2018, he made his first appearance as Terry in Emmerdale.[3]

Personal life

He has two sons, Rafferty and Milo, with his wife Ellie. They married in October 2005, and they live in Sussex.[4]


  1. "DANIEL CASEY, Sergeant Gavin Troy, 1997 - 2003". Television City. August 2009. Archived from the original on 21 October 2009.
  2. Brown, David (1 June 2017). "EastEnders: yes – nosebleed man used to be Sergeant Troy on Midsomer Murders!". Radio Times. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  3. "Emmerdale fans are suspicious of Gerry Roberts' uncle". Digital Spy. 25 May 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  4. "Cast Details". MidsomerMurders.net. Archived from the original on 20 August 2008. Retrieved 25 August 2008.

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