Barry Sloane

Actor Barry Sloane got his start playing bad boys on British soap operas "Brookside" (Channel 4, 1982-2003) and "Hollyoaks" (Channel 4, 1995-) before making the move to prime-time American television with recurring ... Read more »
Born: 02/10/1981 in Liverpool, UK

Filmography

Actor (9)

Saints and Strangers 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

Six 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

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The Whispers 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

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Blindsided 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Revenge 2012 - 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Blindsided 2013 (Movie)

Chad (Actor)

Holby City (Tv Show)

Actor

Longmire (Tv Show)

Actor

Biography

Actor Barry Sloane got his start playing bad boys on British soap operas "Brookside" (Channel 4, 1982-2003) and "Hollyoaks" (Channel 4, 1995-) before making the move to prime-time American television with recurring roles in camp melodrama "Revenge" (ABC, 2011-15) and alien invasion series "The Whispers" (ABC, 2015-). Born in Liverpool, England in 1981, Sloane initially pursued a career as a musician, attending his local music college and performing in various bands, but after portraying the late Beatle's childhood friend Ivan Vaughn in the biopic "In His Life: The John Lennon Story" (2000), he switched his attention to the acting world. In 2002 he joined the cast of long-running soap "Brookside" (Channel 4, 1982-2003) as it entered its final year, appearing as Ruth's abusive ex-husband Sean Smith, and went onto land the roles of Darren in "Pleasureland" (Channel 4, 2003) a controversial drama about a young girl's quest to lose her virginity, and Piers in reality TV satire "I'm A Juvenile Delinquent, Jail Me." Following a two-episode stint in short-lived legal series "The Courtroom" (Channel 4, 2004), Sloane played Private Glynn in the BAFTA-winning war drama "The Mark of Cain" (BBC Three, 2007) and appeared in a third Phil Redmond creation when he was cast as Niall Rafferty in popular teen soap "Hollyoaks" (Channel 4, 1995-). Sloane made a lasting impression as the mysterious and murderous hairdresser who exacts revenge upon his long-lost family before bowing out in typically dramatic fashion, and further built up his profile with guest spots on medical soap "Doctors" (BBC One, 2000-), police procedural "The Bill" (ITV, 1984-2010) and Saturday night institution "Casualty" (BBC One, 1986-). Sloane then enjoyed an eight-episode stint in the latter's equally successful spin-off "Holby City" (BBC One, 1999-) as Territorial Army medic Kieran Callaghan, and showed up as roguish father Jackie Wray in the adaptation of Peter Robinson's crime novels, "DCI Banks" (ITV1, 2010-). Sloane's career reached new heights in 2012 when he landed the role of Emily's ex-boyfriend Aiden Mathis in American prime-time soap opera "Revenge" (ABC, 2011-15), and a year later he made his film debut playing murderous diamond thief Chad in Michael Keaton thriller "Penthouse North" (2013). After briefly returning to British television with a one-off appearance in period crime drama "Father Brown" (BBC One, 2013-) Sloane played a Poacher Leader in Darren Aronofsky's biblical epic "Noah" (2014), landed the recurring role of defense department operative Wes Lawrence in paranormal drama "The Whispers" (ABC, 2015-) and starred as policeman Eric in "Shooting an Elephant" (2015), a self-produced short film based on George Orwell's short story of the same name.

Milestones

2015

Landed the role of Wes Lawrence in "The Whispers" (ABC, 2015-)

2012

Joined the cast of "Revenge" (ABC, 2011-2015) as Aiden Mathis

2007

Cast as Niall Rafferty in "Hollyoaks"

Bonus Trivia

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Sloane played Troy Whitworth in productions of Jez Butterworth's "Jerusalem" at London's Royal Court Theatre and Apollo Theatre, and New York's Music Box Theatre. 

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Sloane starred alongside Megan Ketch as detective Boyo in the unaired pilot "Gotham" (ABC, 2012). 

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