James Nickerson has appeared on Coronation Street in five roles:
- Solicitor Mr Brumwell who represented Steve McDonald in May 1996
- Prosecuting counsel Peter Phelan at Deirdre Rachid's court case between January and March 1998
- Solicitor Mr Roe who represented Jim McDonald in September 2000
- Richard Hillman's bank manager Keith Greenacre between August and December 2002
- Dr Lionel Jones in September 2011.
His other credits include The Forsyte Saga and The Street.