Sam Walker appeared on Coronation Street as a Youth who attacked Izzy Armstrong in July 2011.

He attended Johnson Theatre Workshop in Oldham from 2003 to 2009, training in theatre, TV and film, before gaining a BTEC ND in acting qualification from Manchester College the following year.

Other credits include roles in Next of Kin, Peak Practice, Holby City and Shameless, along with the films Guru in Seven and The Big Finish.

He also teaches after-school sessions at the Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College in Altrincham.