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The Glasgow-born actor was cast in Grange Hill after attending a London stage school from the age of nine where he studied alongside EastEnders' stars Patsy Palmer and Sid Owen. After appearing briefly in an ITV sitcom called Now and Then (1983), Alford landed the role in Grange Hill (1978) at the age of 11. But the young actor found fame too ... See full bio »
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 2011/I Wounded
 2009-2010 Casualty (TV Series)
Taxi Driver / Dave Moore
- Russian Endings (2010) ... Taxi Driver
- With This Ring (2009) ... Dave Moore
 2006 Provoked: A True Story
Chris Jones - Legal Aid Solicitor
 2003 Mile High (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2003) ... Dean
 1990-2002 The Bill (TV Series)
Steve Weller / Patrick Harper / Darren
- 017 (2002) ... Steve Weller
- Discretion (1991) ... Patrick Harper
- Beat Crime (1990) ... Darren
 2000 Black Cab (TV Series)
- Talk Radio (2000) ... Billy
 1993-1997 London's Burning (TV Series)
Billy Ray / Billy
- Episode #9.15 (1997) ... Billy Ray
- Episode #9.14 (1997) ... Billy Ray
- Episode #9.13 (1997) ... Billy Ray
- Episode #9.12 (1996) ... Billy Ray
- Episode #9.11 (1996) ... Billy Ray
 1991 The Chief (TV Series)
Eddie Deakin
- Episode #2.5 (1991) ... Eddie Deakin
 1985 Roll Over Beethoven (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Miles
 1984 One by One (TV Series)
- A Long Weekend (1984) ... Schoolboy
 1983 The First Part of King Henry VI (TV Movie)
Master Gunner's Boy
 1982 Not the Nine O'Clock News (TV Series)
- Episode #4.3 (1982)
- Episode #4.2 (1982)
- Episode #4.1 (1982) ... (as John Alford Snr)
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John Alford Snr


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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In September 2000, he lost his appeal against his conviction for supplying drugs to a bogus Arab prince. He claimed that he was the victim of an unfair trial. See more »

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