Charlie Condou

Charlie Condou

Jan. 8th, 1973
Born in

Charlie Condou's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Coronation Street (UK) TV Show
Coronation Street (UK)
Unforgotten TV Show
Nathan Barley (UK) TV Show
Nathan Barley (UK)
The Impressionists (UK) TV Show
The Impressionists (UK)
Time Crashers (UK) TV Show
Time Crashers (UK)
The Wolvis Family (UK) TV Show
The Wolvis Family (UK)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Charlie Lomax David Condou (born 8 January 1973) is a Guardian columnist, [1] gay rights activist[2] and actor who is best known for his role as sonographer, Marcus Dent, in the British soap opera, Coronation Street.
Condou was listed number 8 in the Independent on Sunday Pink Power list 2011 [3] and 42 in the Pride Power List 2011 [4] He is a supporter of Manchester Pride [5] and a volunteer for the Terrance Higgins Trust [6]
In 2005 he appeared as Jonatton Yeah? in Nathan Barley and, a year later, as Renoir in the BBC drama The Impressionists. Other television and film roles included guest appearances as Nino in Gimme, Gimme, Gimme with Kathy Burke, Dead Babies where he appeared alongside Paul Bettany, Olivia Williams and Kris Marshall[7]. He had a cameo role as one of the elves in Fred Claus with Vince Vaughn and Kevin Spacey in 2007[8], before joining Coronation Street, in the summer of 2007. In the same year he appeared in the film Good starring Viggo Mortensen and Jason Isaacs. In 2008 he left Coronation Street. Speaking of his departure Condou said: "I have had a fantastic time in Coronation Street, but as a jobbing actor I believe it is time to move on. There are a few things in the pipeline, one of which is a feature film which is being made abroad. But all that's under wraps at the moment." A Corrie spokeswoman said : "We'll be sad to see Charlie leave. The decision was a mutual one."[9]
In March 2011 Condou returned to Coronation Street after an absence of almost three years. Condou has promised that the character will become a more prominent character on the show in 2012. It had been reported that Coronation Street was to have its first gay wedding in 2011 when Marcus Dent tied the knot with former flame Sean Tully, however the plot failed to materialise. [10]
In his youth Condou lived with Robbie Williams.[11][12] Condou now lives in Islington with his Canadian boyfriend, Cameron Laux[13] and his son and daughter, Georgia and Hal, who spend half their time with the couple and half with their mother, actress Catherine Kanter. In an numerous interviews, Condou has revealed that the children were conceived through IVF treatment, following Kanter's 40th birthday and relationship breakup.[14] He now writes a column for the Guardian on the subject of same-sex parenting [15] His second child with Catherine Kanter, Hal, was born in January 2012 and features heavily in Condou's Guardian column "The Three of Us".[16]

  • Godparent to best friend, 'Paul Bettany' (qv) and wife 'Jennifer Connelly' (qv)'s son, Stellan.
  • Close friends with 'Neve Campbell' (qv) according to Radio Times (July 2008).

Related sites for this celeb
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.