Tom Gowling played three roles in Coronation Street:
- Tom, a relative of Jack Walker's in March 1961
- A Workman who beat Albert Tatlock at dominoes in October 1970
- The Master of Ceremonies at an RNLI charity ball in December 1971.
His other credits include The Odd Man, How We Used to Live, Hadleigh, Emmerdale, Justice, The Main Chance, Crown Court and Secret Diaries.