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On 21 April 2009 he was sacked by ITV from his role as Darren Eden in Emmerdale
(1972) after he pleaded guilty at Bolton Crown Court to inflicting grievous bodily harm on a teenager by breaking his jaw. He had played Darren Eden for six years, since the age of 13. The court gave him a 9-month suspended sentence, and ordered him to do 200 hours of community service and to pay £1000 compensation to...