Bruce Jones was born 24th January, 1953 in Collyhurst, Manchester. He played Les Battersby-Brown in Coronation Street from 1997 until 2007. He has also been in Roughnecks, A Touch of Frost, and Heartbeat.

Now living in Cheshire, he was recently one of five volunteers who were set to experience ten days and nights of indigent homelessness in London and Glasgow in a television reality mini-series Famous, Rich, and Homeless.