Dominic Coleman

Miranda (TV series) Red Dwarf Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire

Dominic Coleman
Dominic Andrew Coleman

(1970-01-29) 29 January 1970 (age 50)
Solihull, Warwickshire, England
Years active1994–present

Dominic Andrew Coleman (born 29 January 1970 in Solihull, Warwickshire)[1] is a British actor. He went to secondary school at Tudor Grange Academy Solihull which then led him to train at Leeds University's Bretton Hall where he studied a BA (hons) in Dramatic Arts. He lives in London with his wife and children.

Acting history

Born in the Shirley district of Solihull, he has appeared in Stupid!, Sex Lives of the Potato Men and in The Cup as Vincent Farrell.[2] In 2003 he presented the 2003 series The People's Book of Records. He also appeared in an episode of My Hero as the shady journalist Kevin Trent in the episode "Shock, horror!" He also provides the voice of Arthur Weasley in various Harry Potter video games.

He appeared on TV as a customer in the BBC comedy series, Miranda and reprised his role for episodes in 2013 and 2015. He also starred as Nan's husband Jake in Nan's Christmas Carol, and was introduced as the character 'Gaz' in ITV's Coronation Street. In 2012 Coleman played Neville in the Sky1 sitcom Trollied. 2013 saw Coleman playing the role of Jamie in Heading Out.

In 2014, Labour supporter Coleman starred as David Cameron in the Labour Party (UK) Party Political Broadcast, The Un-Credible Shrinking Man.[3][4] He appeared as a mechanoid called Butler in a series 11 episode of the TV comedy series Red Dwarf first aired in 2016.

Coleman features in the BBC Radio 4 comedy sketch series 'Recorded for training Purposes', and was also in the music video for Groove Armada's If Everybody Looked The Same. He starred in episode 6 of Hank Zipzer playing Mick McKelty. He appeared in the BBC one-off remake of Porridge as Mr Braithwaite the placid prison officer.



Year Title Role Notes
1995 The White Room Man in white Short film
2000 Wetwork Unknown Short film
2001 Large Dennis Short film
Beginner's Luck Scott
Tommy Tough Jonesy Short film
Cyclops Mate Television film
2002 Dead Gorgeous Workman Television film
2003 Little Clumps of Hair Simon Short film
Round Laurence Short film
2004 Sex Lives of the Potato Men Tolly
2006 Land of the Blind Skinny comedian
2007 Special People Jasper
Stuart: A Life Backwards Attacking man Television film
Ladies and Gentlemen PC Jackson Television film
2008 Clubbed Clinger
2009 Brave Young Men Iain Beasley Television film
Hands Solo Narrator Short film
2011 The Organ Grinder's Monkey Felix Short film
Verlobt, verliebt, verwirrt Unknown Television film
Weekend Retreat Duncan
2013 We Are the Freaks Mr. Parsons
2014 Morning Has Broken Unknown Television film
Paddington Policeman
About a Dog Jack Cravan Short film
2015 The Bad Education Movie Zipwire guy
2016 Porridge Officer Braithwaite Television film
Bridget Jones's Baby Village hall photographer


Year Title Role Notes
2000 London's Burning Max Harris 1 episode
2000 Heartburn Hotel Barman Episode: "Kin"
2002 My Hero Kevin Trench Episode: "Shock, Horror!"
2000 The Bill Des 2 episodes
2001 Comedy Lab Unknown Episode: "Orcadia"
2002 The Bill Leon Hawks 3 episodes
2002 Comedy Lab Policeman Episode: "Matthew and Tone: Tales of Friendship and Innocence"
2003 Doctors Lenny Watts Episode: "Call Me the Wanderer"
2003 Red Cap Steven Telford Episode: "Crush"
2003 Keen Eddie Uniformed PC Episode: "Achtung, Baby"
2003 Absolute Power Steve Beach Episode: "Mr Fox"
2004 Stupid! Various characters 9 episodes
2005 Life Begins Paramedic Episode: "Hidden Pain"
2005 EastEnders David Episode: 4 August 2005
2005 Swinging Dab Allen
Don Lorrie
7 episodes
2005 Bleak House Policeman in Snagsby's TV serial (1 episode)
2005 Rome Centurion Episode: "Triumph"
2006 Masterpiece Theatre Jeremiah Blyth Episode: "The Ruby in the Smoke"
2007 Thieves Like Us Customer Episode: "The Warehouse Job"
2007 Silent Witness Reporter 2 episodes
2007 The Whistleblowers Marvin Episode: "Fit for Purpose"
2008 Torchwood Police officer Episode: "Sleeper"
2008 Pulling Policeman 1 episode
2008 The Cup Vincent Farrell Main cast
2008 Doctors Rob Warrener Episode: "Smokescreen"
2009 Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire Hugo Episode: "Our Bounties Ourselves"
2009 Psychoville Colin 2 episodes
2009 Big Top Warder Episode: "Dad"
2009 Nan's Christmas Carol Jake Taylor TV special
2010 Miranda Customer Episode: "Excuse"
2010 My Family PC Collins Episode: "Slammertime"
2010 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Parliament policeman Episode: "What Can Only Be Considered a Dreadful Day for Todd"
2010 Meet the Parents Dad Episode: "Headmaster"
2010 Hotel Trubble Cupid L'Amour Episode: "Bridezilla"
2011 Coronation Street Gaz 2 episodes
2011 Doctors Peter Blundell Episode: "The Hoarse Whisperer"
2011 Law & Order: UK Michael Hunter Episode: "Crush"
2011 Spy Judge Episode: "Codename: Portis"
2011 The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff Policeman Episode: Christmas special
2012 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Police officer Episode: "Todd’s Terrible Day Ends and His Next Terrible Day Begins"
2012 White Heat Estate agent Miniseries (Episode: "The Personal is Political")
2012 Starlings Windsurfer 1 episode
2012 Parade's End Penn 1 episode
2012-2018 Trollied Neville Main cast, 55 episodes
2013 Miranda Customer Episode: "Three Little Words"
2013 Heading Out Jamie Main cast
2013 Up the Women Officer Thackeray Episode: "Picket"
2014–15 Hank Zipzer Mick McKelty 4 episodes
2014 The Driver Matthew Miniseries (1 episode)
2014 Crackanory Unknown 1 episode
2015 Miranda Jim Episode: "The Final Curtain"
2015 Up the Women Officer Thackeray Episode: "Vote"
2015 The Delivery Man Dave Fisher Episode: "Youth"
2015 Doctors Dominic Soames Episode: "Climb Every Mountain"
2015 Doc Martin News presenter Episode: "Rescue Me"
2015 Unforgotten John Burton 2 episodes
2015 The Job Lot Inspector Hughes 1 episode
2015 Capital PC Jenkins 1 episode
2015 Suspects Reverend Daniel Matthews Episode: "Ricochet"
2016 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Passport officer Episode: "The Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret Part 2"
2016– Upstart Crow Henry Condell Main cast
2016 Peaky Blinders Priest 1 episode
2016 Cold Feet Floyd Vardy 5 episodes
2016 Red Dwarf Butler Episode: "Krysis"
2017 Episodes Writer N.2 3 episodes
2017 Death in Paradise Reverend Matthew Dawson Episode: "Murder in the Polls"
2016–2017 Porridge Officer Braithwaite 6 episodes
2019 Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators Adrian Messenger Episode: "The Play's the Thing"

Video games

Year Title Voice role Notes
2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Arthur Weasley
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Arthur Weasley
Sarcastic gargoyle
Gryffindor Common Room portrait
Percival Pratt
Phineas Nigellus Black
Timothy the Timid
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Arthur Weasley


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  2. ^ "The Cup – a six-part comedy series for BBC Two". BBC. 6 August 2008. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
  3. ^ The Guardian (7 May 2014). "Labour video mocks Nick Clegg as the 'Un-Credible Shrinking Man'". The Guardian.
  4. ^ Labour Party (7 May 2014). "The Un-credible Shrinking Man". YouTube.