Jack P. Shepherd

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Soap Opera Actor
Date of Birth January 14, 1988
Place of Birth Leeds, England
Age 33 years old
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Jack Peter Shepherd is an English actor. He has portrayed the character of David Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street since April 2000. He won the 2018 British Soap Award for Best Actor and the 2008 British Soap Award for Villain of the year.

Born: Jack Peter Shepherd, January 14, 1988, Pudsey, Yorkshire, England
Occupation: Soap Opera Actor
Years active: 1999–present
Employer: ITV
Known for: Role of David Platt
Television: Coronation Street (2000–)
Children: 3
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About Jack P. Shepherd

Most well known for his role as David Platt on the long-running soap opera Coronation Street, he is also a notable stage actor, performing in productions of West Side Story and Oliver!

Before Fame

He replaced Thomas Ormson in the role of Platt when he joined Coronation Street in 2000.


For his role in Coronation Street, he was awarded Best Villain at the British Soap Awards in 2008 and the Best Bad Boy Award a year prior at the Inside Soap Awards.

Family Life

He has a daughter named Nyla and a son named Reuben with his longtime girlfriend Lauren Shippey. He also had a child in 2011 as the result of an affair.


He acted alongside the late Maggie Jones on Coronation Street.

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Latest information about Jack P. Shepherd updated on January 21, 2021.

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