Will Mellor

Will Mellor

Age
44
Birthday
Apr. 3rd, 1976
Born in
Stockport, Cheshire, England, UK
Height

Will Mellor's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Merlin (UK) TV Show
Merlin (UK)
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (UK) TV Show
Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (UK)
No Offence (UK) TV Show
No Offence (UK)
Dates (UK) TV Show
Dates (UK)
White Van Man (UK) TV Show
White Van Man (UK)
In The Club (UK) TV Show
In The Club (UK)
The World's Toughest Driving Tests TV Show
The World's Toughest Driving Tests
Is Harry On The Boat 2001 TV Movie TV Show
Is Harry On The Boat 2001 TV Movie
Murder Investigation Team (UK) TV Show
Murder Investigation Team (UK)
Sorted (UK) TV Show
Sorted (UK)
Sport Relief (UK) TV Show
Sport Relief (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

William "Will" Mellor (born April 3, 1976) in Bredbury, Stockport, Greater Manchester is an English actor, most famous for playing Gaz Wilkinson in the hit TV comedy, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps from 2001.

Mellor grew up in the Bredbury area of Stockport and attended Bredbury Green Primary School and later Werneth School, Greater Manchester.

In 1995, Mellor joined the cast of the soap opera, Hollyoaks in which he played the role of James 'Jambo' Bolton until 1998. He then released a cover version of Leo Sayer's "When I Need You" as a single, which reached number 5 in the UK Singles Chart, as well as a follow-up single called "No Matter What I Do", which reached number 23.

He also made an appearance in the music video for Boyzone's Comic Relief single "When The Going Gets Tough".

Shortly after, he returned to acting, playing Greg, in Is Harry on the Boat?. He also played Jack Vincent in Casualty between 2001 and 2003 and has starred as Gaz Wilkinson in the comedy Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps from 2001. He also made a brief cameo reappearance in a Christmas edition of Hollyoaks, in which he played the ghost of Jambo (although the character is not dead). Will also stars as "Barmpot" in postal worker drama Sorted and has also played DC Jed Griffiths in the second series of Murder Investigation Team. In 2004 he provided the voice-over for Georgie (the dog) in the CITV series Barking!. He also briefly starred as a gay character in the second series of The Street.

He was a guest star in the BBC fantasy drama Merlin. In October 2008, he starred in The Prisoner, a documentary about prison life. Mellor portrayed Chris in the British horror thriller film The Reeds under the direction of Nick Cohen; the movie is part of the After Dark Horrorfest 2010.

Also in 2011, Mellor will star in the BBC Three comedy White Van Man, as well as BBC One drama Waterloo Road. Mellor has also pursued a sideline in modelling, notably for TopMan.

Filmography
Year Film Role
1995–1998, 04 Hollyoaks James 'Jambo' Bolton
2001–2003 Casualty Jack Vincent
2001–present Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps Gaz Wilkinson
2004 Barking! Georgie
2007 The Street Gay Guy
2008 Merlin Knight Valiant
2008 The Prisoner Himself
2011 White Van Man Ollie
2011 Waterloo Road Dan Hargrove

Personal life
Mellor dated former Coronation Street actress Angela Griffin. He met his wife, dancer Michelle McSween, when the pair starred in the stage musical Oh, What a Night in 1999. They have two children: Jayden Will, born in 2004 in Hammersmith and Fulham, London; and Renee, born in June 2008. He supports Manchester United.


TRIVIA:
  • Winner of the first series of _"Comic Relief Does Fame Academy" (2003)_ (qv).
  • Will has a pet Parrot called Jake.
  • Announced on The New Paul O'Grady Show on 25 May 2007 that he'll be getting married to his longtime girlfriend Michelle McSween in August 2007.
  • (February, 1998) Dbut single "When I Need You" reached number 5 in the UK charts.
  • (June, 1998) Follow-up single "No Matter What I Do" peaked at number 23 in the UK charts.
  • His girlfriend, Michelle McSween, gave birth to a baby boy, Jayden, weighing 7lb 13oz.


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