Feb. 1st, 1964
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK
Linus Roache's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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Linus Roache began his acting career with a two-week appearance as a young Barlow on Coronation Street (1960) at the age of 11. He also played a boy with the bubonic plague in The Onedin Line (1971). He spent much of the next two decades on stage. In 1986 he had brief appearances in a few films, including Link (1986). He was brought to attention in 1994 after appearing in the BBC TV series Seaforth (1994).
- After _Priest (1994)_ (qv) and the BBC wartime drama _"Seaforth" (1994)_ (qv), Roache gave up acting and spent 18 months in India, where he discovered spiritual meditation.
- Brother of Vanya (born 1967). half-brother of Verity Elizabeth (born 1981), Edwina (born 1982, died 1984), William James (born 1986).
- Son of actors 'William Roache' (qv) and 'Anna Cropper' (qv) (who divorced in 1974); stepson of 'Sarah Roache' (qv)'.