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Michael Parr

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Occupation  Actor
Role  Actor
Years active  2008−
Height  1.83 m
Known for  Emmerdale (2013−)
Name  Michael Parr

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Born  6 August 1986 (age 29) (1986-08-06) St Helens, Lancashire, England
Siblings  Niamh Parr, Cecilia Parr, Hannah Parr
Nominations  The British Soap Award for Best Actor
Nationality  American, English, British
Similar People  Charley Webb, Anthony Quinlan, Danny Miller, Jeff Hordley, Kelvin Fletcher

Movies and TV shows  Emmerdale, Dark Ascension

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Michael Parr (born 6 August 1986) is a British actor, known for playing the part of Ross Barton in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.


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Life and early career

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Parr was born in St Helens, Merseyside. His mother is American and he holds dual US and UK nationality, enabling him to work in the US without the need of a Green Card if he so wished. He trained at the Elizabeth Hill School of Dance and Drama in St Helens, and East 15 Acting School in Essex, graduating in 2008. Prior to getting the part in Emmerdale, Parr worked between acting jobs as a Learning Support Assistant in a Special Educational Needs school. He had previously worked as a barman.

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Previous television appearances include Hollyoaks, Casualty, Good Cop, Inside Men and the BBC daytime soap opera Doctors. Film roles include Queesnbury Rules, No Way Through, and Keiren in the 2011 film Territory. Parr has also appeared on stage in various roles, including Justin in Studies for A Portrait at the Oval House Theatre, Paul in The Back Room at the Cock Tavern, and Danny in Twothousandandsex at the Drill Hall in London.


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Parr made his first appearance in the ITV soap Emmerdale in July 2013, playing an unnamed man who carjacked regular character Laurel Thomas (Charlotte Bellamy). It was only after his return to the show in October 2013 that his true identity was revealed. His character, Ross Barton, is one of three sons of James Barton, played by Bill Ward, and the nephew of regular character Moira Barton, played by Natalie J Robb.

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During his time in Emmerdale, Parr has been involved in a number of high-profile storylines, including an affair with policewoman Donna Windsor, played by Verity Rushworth; taking part in a violent robbery at Home Farm; an illicit affair with his brother's fiancée (later wife), Debbie Dingle (Charley Webb); and secretly fathering a child with Debbie's mother Charity Macey (Emma Atkins).

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On August 6, 2015, it appeared that the character of Ross Barton had been killed off after a violent confrontation with his brother Pete (Anthony Quinlan). Parr even stated on social media that he had left the show, and thanked fans for starting a petition to bring him back to Emmerdale. However, on 25 August it was revealed that Ross was still alive, having survived the attack by Pete. He later sought revenge on his brother for the attempted murder, whilst beginning another affair with Pete's now wife, Debbie.

In October 2015, Parr won awards for Best Actor, Best Bad Boy and Sexiest Male at the 2015 Inside Soap Awards. Emmerdale also won Best Soap.


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