Paul Warriner appeared on Coronation Street in three roles:
- Ben Williams, the boyfriend of Angie Freeman, who appeared in January and April 1991, with a return to the role in November of the following year
- John Arnley, an art tutor at Granston Technical College, who between December 2002 and February 2003 was in a relationship with student Toyah Battersby
- DC/DS Redfern who appeared intermittently between October 2010 and October 2011.
His other credits include roles in Chiller, Dangerfield, Springhill, The Grand, Always and Everyone, Holby City, The Bill, Fat Friends, The Royal, Accused, Shameless, Casualty, Scott & Bailey, The Village, Father Brown, In the Flesh and World's End.
Away from the camera he runs his own gardening business in Huddersfield, where he lives with his actress wife, Anne and their two daughters.