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Ayden Callaghan (born Joseph Callaghan on 6 June 1981) is an English actor of both stage and screen, best known for playing the part of Joe Roscoe on Channel 4's Hollyoaks.and Miles De Souza in British ITV series Emmerdale.
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Ayden Callaghan, born Joseph Callaghan in Aylesbury Joseph took the professional name Ayden when he started acting. Ayden's family have a rich Northern Irish heritage, as well as strong roots in the East End of London. He lived in Winslow, Buckinghamshire from the age of three.
Callaghan is a supporter of Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C..
Ayden is married to TV presenter, actress and award winning blogger (www.honeymumster.com), Sarah-Jane Honeywell. They got engaged on 18 November 2014 on the Empire State building in New York City. They were married at Nunsmere Hall Hotel on 17 September 2016, which was covered by celebrity magazine OK!.
On 17 May 2015, Callaghan and his fiancee announced they are expecting their first child. Their baby boy, Phoenix, was born on 25 August 2015.
Callaghan trained as an actor at the Guildford School of Acting and graduated in 2004 after a three-year course, where he achieved a BADC-Level II gold grade too. He is managed by Burnett Crowther Associates Ltd. and member of Equity (trade union). Ayden's career so far has encompassed many roles in TV, Film and Stage productions including 'Bedroom Farce' directed by the legendary Sir Peter Hall, Callaghan was cast in this off the back of his performance in another Alan Ayckbourn play 'If I Were You'. Callaghan has also fronted numerous international commercials.
He played the popular Joe Roscoe a fictional character on the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. He made his first appearance on-screen on 23 May 2013. The Roscoe's were one of the most popular families to join the soap in a long time and the programme went on to win 'Best Soap' at the Soap Awards for the first time ever in 19 years, the year after they joined. While in Hollyoaks, Ayden was asked to be on the front cover of a charity edition of Gay Times. He was also named in the, Top 12 Hottest Hunks, ever to be on the show in 21 years.
He played the part of Miles De Souza, a fictional character on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, making his first appearance on 1 November 2007. During the Inside Soap Awards 2007 in September, Callaghan chatted to DS about his mysterious character.
In an interview on the Emmerdale website, he commented on his on-screen persona:
"Miles is like a lost little boy with lots of problems to work though,” Callaghan told itv.com. “He’s bordering on being an alcoholic and when you have a drink problem it’s always there in the back of your mind, like a demon.”
Miles was written out of the soap in July 2008 without his character dying, allowing any future reprisals.
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Prior to Emmerdale, Callaghan also had roles in:
Ayden presented an award at the IFTAs in 2008 and appeared on RTEs prime time breakfast show.