Jack Peter Shepherd is an English actor. He has played the character of David Platt in the ITV opera Coronation Street since April 2000. He won Best Young Actor 2001 at the Inside Soap Awards and Best Bad Boy at The Inside Soap. Awards 2007. He won two British Soap Awards. Villain of the Year 2008 and Best Actor of the Year 2018. He also won the Best Actor award at the TV Choice Awards 2020
|Born||Jack Peter Shepherd, January 14, 1988, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, England|
|Known for||Role of David Platt in Coronation Street (2000–)|
|Partner(s)||Lauren Shippey (2002–2017), Hanni Treweek (2017–present)|
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!
When he joined Coronation Street in 2000, he took over the character of Platt from Thomas Ormson.
He won Best Villain at the British Soap Awards in 2008 for his portrayal in Coronation Street, as well as the Best Bad Boy Award at the Inside Soap Awards the year before.
With his longterm girlfriend Lauren Shippey [Twitter Star], he has a daughter named Nyla and a son named Reuben. In 2011, he also had a child as a result of an extramarital affair.
Male actor from Leeds. British child actor. British male soap opera actor