Alan French appeared on Coronation Street in three roles:
- Christian Locke in November 2001
- Fashion photographer Flash in October 2010
- Terence, the partner of Martin, Mayor of Weatherfield in July 2016.
Trained at the Arden School of Theatre, Manchester, his screen credits include roles in Holding the Baby, Heartbeat, Emmerdale, Fat Friends, Waterloo Road and Hollyoaks. On stage he has appeared in productions including The Picture of Doreen, Sleuth, Cinderella, Drama Queen, Exit Salford and Jack and the Beanstalk.