Scott Maslen originally auditioned to play the skinhead sidekick of a fascist in the Sun Hill riots, but the casting director asked him to read for the part of DS Phil Hunter.
Ex-model for Armani and Versace.
Joined the Marines straight out of secondry school, but froke his leg shortly before the end of his training. Was "discovered" as a model whilst on holiday in Miami.
Graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1998.
Has a two-year-old son, Zak.
His singer/songwriter partner Estelle gave birth to their son Zak on January 25, 2001. He met his partner Estelle during the solar eclipse on August 11, 1999.
Is a vegetarian.
Phil Hunter to Sam Nixon: Us sergeants stick together; maybe you should join the club.