Accents: All regional London accents, Manchester
Full clean driver's licence
Enjoys most sports including golf, skiing, abseiling, boxing, snooker & pool, especially football. (He's a mad West Ham supporter). He also enjoys DIY, quoting himself as "Okay-ish"
Alex began acting when he was
Alex takes his middle name (Newcombe) from his mother's maiden name.
Alex Walkinshaw who plays Sergeant Dale 'Smithy' Smith in The Bill, appeared three times, in his teens and was arrested each time.
Alex Walkinshaw played a young troublemaker in 1995 before joining The Bill as PC Dale Smith in 1999.
Alex Walkinshaw: My hair was in 6-inch spikes - not a good look!
Alex Walkinshaw : It was great to be given access to film on the London Underground too, with the authentic location and all the SO19 [fire-arms] officers involved in the story-line, it really adds to the tension and excitement.