Bruce Byron : biography
Bruce Michael Byron is an English actor best known for his role as DC Terry Perkins in The Bill. He originally followed a career in music, and he started acting at 20.
He moved to Australia drilling for oil and gas in the Cooper Basin, then came back to England but could not get a place at drama school. Eventually, he was accepted for ARTTS International in Bubwith, East Riding of Yorkshire. Films he has appeared in include The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, The Mummy Returns and From Hell. He also appeared in Heartbeat in 1998 and as Gary Bolton in EastEnders in 2001.
He married Dr Tanya Byron (presenter of BBC’s Little Angels and The House of Tiny Tearaways and daughter of director John Sichel) in Barnet, London in 1997. He has two children with her: Lily (born 1995, Hendon, London) and Jack (born 1998, Barnet). Byron also appeared in The Bill for several years Byron played Phil Dans in Casualty on 10 March 2012, series 26; episode 26 and episode 31.