Bruno Langley Bio, Age, Height, Early Life, Career, Personal Life and MorePosted By: Ejaz Abbasi | January 7, 2019
Bruno Langley Biography
Bruno Langley was born on March 21, 1983, in Taunton, United Kingdom. He is an English actor whose major role came forward in 2001 when he formed his first debut as Todd Grimshaw in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. Bruno got his early education from Buxton Community School. He returned to coronation street in 2007 and 2011 for short stints before returning full-time in 2013.
In the Oct 2017, a spokesman for the show confirmed that contract of Langley for coronation street had terminated. The later police of Manchester told that he had charged with two counts of sexual assault, charges to which he pleaded guilty on Nov 28, 2017.
Bruno Langley Early life
Birth of Bruno took place to Australian parents in Somerset, but he raised in Buxton, Derbyshire. He attended Harpur Hill Primary School and Buxton Community school. He got training at the North Cheshire Theatre School in Heaton Moor. Along with her sisters, he remained the significant member of junior string orchestras in which he played the cello.
Bruno Langley Career
From 2001 to 2004, Bruno performed the role of Todd Grimshaw in the ITV soap opera coronation street. As being the first openly gay character on the show, Bruno formed a large gay following.
He emerged in the coronation street on Aug 4, 2000, like Darren, then remained boyfriend of Candice. He also played a little role from 200 to 2002 in Linda Green as Philip ‘fizz’ Green, the eponymous character’s younger brother.
When he was on leave from coronation street, he has performed such roles as the part of Adam Mitchell in the 2005 series of Doctor Who by appearing in two episodes “Delek” and “the long game” and also provided an audio commentary for the DVD of these episodes. He also played a small role in the feature film “the league of gentlemen’s apocalypse’ which released in June 2005. Bruno also played a minor role in the episode of ‘Dalziel and Pascoe’ and the little-seen film Halal Harry in 2006. He also read Horace for BBC Radio 7.
He came back to the coronation street for the 12th episode of a guest stint in 2007. In April 2011, Langley once again returned to the coronation street for one episode appearance.
In June 2013, the announcement made that Bruno was returning to Coronation Street as a regular character and his role seen in the episodes which screened on Nov 4. The coronation street terminated the contract of Bruno in October 2017.
His theatre work
In the summer of 2005, Bruno made his stage debut in an acclaimed run of Romeo and Juliet where the opposite fellow was ex-soap actress Scarlett Alice Johnson at Stafford Castle. By doing the role Romeo, the British Theatre Guide described Bruno as “exactly comfortable with the verse, finding no difficulty in being the lovesick youngster before he gripes with a passion for Juliet. Later he shows a tantrum-like immaturity at his banishment”.
In Oct 2005, he emerged on stage at the Old Vic in London in the one-night-only play Night Sky with Christopher Eccleston, Navin Chowdhry, David Warner, Saffron Burrows, and David Baddiel.
In the spring of 2006, Bruno appeared in ‘life imitates art’ at the Camden People’s Theatre Camden. Also in the year of 2006, he was found in the production of ‘a taste of honey,’ where he took the role of oppressed gay art student, Geoffrey. In this role, he described as ‘quite impressive.’ The production toured the UK extensively and played a short run at the Richmond Theatre.
In the start of May 2008, he emerged in the premiere stage run of the new musical ‘sleeping beauty’ where Lucy Evans acted in his opposite. Interestingly, Evans also had her role in the coronation street.
Bruno also appeared in the stage show ‘flashdance the musical’ with Victoria, Bernie, and Noel. He received positive reviews for his role as Jimmy Kaminsky.
In 2010 to 2011, he joined the tour of Calendar Girls, in the role of young photographer, Lawrence. In the review of Liverpool Empire Theatre production of the show, Liverpool Sound and Vision said “Bruno provided fantabulous moments of beautiful comic timing as a young photographer that it is no wonder he was requested to reprise his role from last year.
Bruno Langley Music
Apart from Theatre, Bruno also contributed to the music industry. Bruno played the cello until the age of 16 when he searched a career as an actor. Also, he plays the piano. In the year 2010, he made a band, Bruno Langley, and the Wonderland Band. In an interview in 2011 with Dianne Bourne of the Manchester Evening News, he commented: “ I have been acting on and off ever since the age of 17. But always in between jobs, I would like to play the piano and write songs and sing different songs”.
As a musician, Bruno worked at Manchester Pride in the year of 2011.
Bruno Langley Personal life
From the year 2004 to 2012, Bruno remained in close relation with Victoria Roscoe who is a beautician. They gave birth to their first baby in May 2007. In Nov 2013, Bruno admitted that they both have ended their relationship but were sharing the upbringing of their son.
Bruno Langley Facts
In Oct 2017, a lady made a complaint to ITV that Bruno had harassed and sexually assaulted her at the Manchester music venue. After an investigation upon the complaints of that lady, the coronation street terminated the contract of Bruno. His character continued to appear on screen until Dec 2017. On Oct 30, it confirmed by the police that Bruno had charged with counts of sexual assault. Bruno appeared in court on Nov 28 and accepted his crime. He sentenced to 12 months community order and 40 days of rehabilitation activity. Apart from that, he required to observe a Curfew, wear an electronic tag, pay compensation to his victims and register as sex offender.