Tim Swinton appeared on Coronation Street in two roles: firstly as Malcolm Green, who with wife Sue attended adoption meetings alongside Roy and Hayley Cropper in late-2000. He returned to the programme in September 2002 as car salesman Tom Price, to whom a cash-strapped Richard Hillman sold his people carrier.
His other credits include roles in Pennies from Heaven, Spearhead, ITV Playhouse, Hi-de-Hi! and Strange But True?. On stage he has appeared in productions of The Way of the World, William Tell and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.