John Bowler (actor)
1952 (age 66–67)
John Bowler was educated in Yorkshire, and trained at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama Glasgow. in 1988, after a number of TV appearances in his early career, he portrayed the regular character David Lynch in the romantic sitcom Watching, alongside Emma Wray. He remained in the role until the series ended in 1993.
His list of television credits includes regular roles in “D.C.I. Banks”' 'Steel River Blues, Woof!, Castles Peak Practice, “Auf Wiedersehen Pet”, “The TIDE of LIFE” and guest appearances in Agatha Christie's Poirot, Casualty, Heartbeat, Kavanagh QC, Dangerfield, Grange Hill, Drop The Dead Donkey “Minder” “Wycliffe”.
From 2004 - 2010 he played P.C. Roger Valentine in 227 episodes of the hugely popular police drama series, THE BILL. Bowler acted in UK's soap operas, playing Dougie Slade in EastEnders, John Wilding in Coronation Street and Ethan Black in Crossroads. In 2013-15 he appeared as Chief Superintendent Coulson in three series of WPC 56. John appeared in Emmerdale in August 2019.
Bowler is married to Judi Lamb and they have two children. His wife Judi is an actress.