Gavin Abbott (born 26th December 1968 in Huthwaite) appeared on Coronation Street between June and October 2003 as DS Dunne.

His other TV and film credits include Peak Practice, La passione, Soldier Soldier, The Incredible Adventures of Marco Polo on His Journeys to the Ends of the Earth, Tilly Trotter, Goodnight Sweetheart, Heartbeat, Holby City, Where the Heart Is, Doctors, Dirty War and Spooks.