Roger Sloman

Roger Sloman (born 19 May 1946) is an English actor. He grew up and was educated in South East London. He trained to be a teacher and then went to East 15 acting school between 1967 and 1970.

Roger Sloman
Born (1946-05-19) 19 May 1946
TelevisionA Kick Up the Eighties (1981–1984)
Crossroads (2001–2003)
Eastenders (1992, 2012, 2014–2016)
Cheryl Aldrige (m. 1980)

He started work at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, followed by spells in theatre in Nottingham, Birmingham and Sheffield. He toured England and Scotland with the 7:84 theatre company and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

On television, Sloman is best known as Keith in Mike Leigh's Nuts in May, as well as Baldy Davitt in Ripping Yarns, Three-Fingered Pete in The Black Adder and Right Bleedin' Bastard in The Young Ones. He was also known as Rocky Wesson in the return series of the ITV series Crossroads, and as the funeral director Les Coker in the BBC Series Eastenders. He played the abrasive games teacher Mr Dan 'Frosty' Foster in the first series of Grange Hill (1978) and he appeared in one edition of Bad Boyes (1987).

His film appearances include Lenin in Reds, by Warren Beatty.

Sloman has worked many times at The National Theatre in London playing, amongst others, Bardolph in Henry IV. Also appeared as Magwitch in Great Expectations at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon.

He has three children.

TV and filmography

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