Steve Cooper appeared on Coronation Street in four roles:
- A Senior Fire Officer who led the crew when 4 Coronation Street was engulfed by flames in May 2007.
- A Surveyor instructed by Tony Gordon to look round Websters' Auto Centre as part of his expansion plans in July 2008.
- A Drainage Engineer hired by Carla Connor to inspect the drainage system at Underworld in May 2011.
- A Police Officer in September 2012, February and June 2015, and April 2016.
Obtaining a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts from Northumberland University, other screen credits include roles in A Touch of Frost, Blue Murder, Emmerdale, The Chase, Accused, Scott & Bailey, Shameless, Hollyoaks, In the Flesh and Our Zoo, while on stage he has appeared in productions of The Case of the Modern Apprentice Asylum, Palace of Dreams, Forgotten Voices and The Tempest.