Howard Grace appeared on Coronation Street in four roles:
- Steve Dunthorne, a short-term boyfriend of Sharon Gaskell in March 1982
- Lewis Martin, the aggressive and jealous ex-boyfriend of Paula Shipley who fought with Gary Mallett outside her Blackpool home in July 2000
- A Passenger in Karl Munro's taxi who got dropped off outside The Sunset Casino in December 2011
- The Guard at Victoria Station who tried to prevent Eileen Grimshaw access to the platform where the train that Paul Kershaw had boarded was ready to pull away from the station.
His other credits include roles in Peak Practice, Heartbeat and No Offence, along with the films Judge Dredd, Little Voice and 24 Hours in London.