DATE OF BIRTH : 2nd December 1964
HEIGHT : 5ft 9
BROUGHT UP : Southend-on-Sea, Essex.
LIVES : Brighton
FAMILY : Lost his mother to cancer at the age of five. He also has one brother.
PARTNER : Actress Lisa Shingler (Rachel Forbes in Coronation Street). ‘We met four years ago when she threw a pint of Guinness over me by mistake in a pub.. we’ve been together ever since!’
ON CHARACTER DAN : ‘The traditional image of a manager in Casualty has been a boss who says no to everything… but Dan trained as a nurse and then moved into management because he thought he could do more. He loves his job and prides himself on being hands on.’
PREVIOUS CASUALTY APPEARANCE: Grant has appeared in CASUALTY twice before his role as Dan, in S11 E3 he plays Jude Korcanik’s ex-boyfriend Steve Morrisey and in S14 E15 he plays Tony Holman.
TELEVISION CREDITS : Devil’s Advocate; Peak Practice; Rules of Engagement; Ellington; Inspector Wycliffe; Cold Lazarus; Kavanagh QC; The Bill; Soldier Soldier; Sharman; A Touch of Frost; Casualty; Thief Takers; Silent Witness; The Broker’s Man; The Professionals; Randall & Hopkirk Deceased; Doctors; Mile High; Hustle; Rome; Midsomer Murders
FILM CREDITS : Secrets and Lies; Cider with Rosie; Fat Slags
THEATRE CREDITS : Equus; Look Back in Anger; Hamlet; The Nose; Gaucho; Eat the Enemy; Hansel & Gretel
AGENT : Paul Becker Ltd, 223a Portobello Road, London W11 1LU.
Twitter : @gjmasters