Stephen Swift appeared on Coronation Street in three roles:
- A Burger Van Vendor who in October 2002 was the sole witness to Aidan Critchley's car crash which seriously injured Sarah Platt
- A Desk Sergeant at Weatherfield Police Station in May 2006
- Insurance representative Phil Dickinson who assessed 11 Coronation Street for damage in January 2011.
He graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in Drama and has been credited for roles including Emmerdale, Cold Feet, Eyewitness, Extras and Shameless. On stage he has appeared in productions of Abigail's Party, Night Must Fall, Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Henceforward, Chase Me Comrade, Building Blocks and Of Mice and Men.