Antony was born in Bury and attended Oldham Theatre Workshop for ten years with Anna Friel and Marsha Thomason.
The Street's Antony shrugs off stereotype claims
26 January 2005 by Simon Donohue
ACTOR Antony Cotton has a message for those who think Coronation Street's Sean Tully
Antony won the 2007 British Soap Award for Best Actor.
Antony wrote to the producer of Coronation Street to ask for a role. The character of Sean was written as a response.
Antony is a big fan of Shirley Bassey.
Antony attended Oldham Theatre Workshop for ten years with Anna Friel and Marsha Thomason.
Antony won the 2007 series of Soapstar Superstar.
Antony has a hand in some of his Coronation Street character Sean's lines.
At the 2005 National Television Awards, he won an award for best newcomer.
Antony is almost 5' 10" tall
Antony was asked to play the role of a "gaylien" in the new series of Doctor Who.
Antony's mum is the actress Enid Dunn.
It was rumoured that he dated Ian McKellen in the past.
Antony narrated the Paul O'Grady Show christmas pantomime
Won a 2005 National Television Award for best comedy performance.
Antony: I've got a recording of me and my brother singing "Away in a Manger" when I was about three, and I sing with a lisp.
Antony: (on winning Soapstar Superstar)I'm delighted because I didn't think in a million years I'd win it, but I'm delighted that people voted for me. It's been a long old slog, but I made it through to the end - you know what, life isn't about taking part, it's about winning!
Antony: I have a fear of performing in front of lots of people.