Joe Gilgun Bio, Age, Wiki, Height, Net Worth, Married, Wife, Parents, Tattoos, Movies and TV Shows

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Joe Gilgun Biography and Wiki

Joe Gilgun is a well-known English actor who has appeared in Sky One’s Brassic, ITV’s Emmerdale, the long-running ITV soap opera Coronation Street, the film This Is England and its subsequent spin-off series, and E4’s Misfits. Gilgun made his professional acting debut at the age of ten when he was cast as Jamie Armstrong in the TV series ‘Coronation Street.’ The character was multi-layered and complicated. From 1994 to 1997, he was a successful actor in this role.

Joe Gilgun Education

Gilgun attended Rivington VA Primary School and Southlands High School. He also received training at the Laine Johnson Theatre School and the Oldham Theatre Workshop. Gilgun studied at Runshaw College for her A Levels.

Joe Gilgun Age

He is 38 years old as of 2022. Gilgun was born Joseph William Gilgun on 9 March 1984 in Chorley, United Kingdom.

Joe Gilgun Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m) tall. ALSO READ: Jordan McGraw

Joe Gilgun Family and Parents

Gilgun was born to Judith and Andrew Gilgun in Chorley, Lancashire. He grew up in Rivington, Lancashire, with his two younger sisters, Jennie Seddon and Rosie Thomson, in a working-class family.

Joe Gilgun Married | Wife

Gilgun has a close relationship with his co-stars from the This Is England stories, referring to them as “the gang” in interviews. However, he has not gone public with his relationship. It is not known whether he is married, engaged, divorced, or single.

Joe Gilgun Tattoos

He has a number of tattoos on his body, including some roman numbers inked as ‘LXXXIV’ on his right side. He has lily tattoos on the left side of his stomach. The tattoo ‘Sweet Granny Linda’ on his forearm is dedicated to his grandmother. Joe has two three-leaf clover tattoos on his right forearm. “YOU’RE ALL IN IT, SO BE PROUD,” Joe has tattooed across his right forearm. On the base of his right thumb, he has the word ‘LOL’ tattooed. On his right and left shoulders, the letters ‘E’ and ‘Q’ are tattooed across his shoulders.

Joe Gilgun Brassic

He appeared as Vincent “Vinnie” O’Neill, a disturbed man in the British comedy-drama television series Brassic. He suffers from bipolar disorder and is haunted by his unhappy childhood. His mother abandoned him when he was young, and his alcoholic, safe-blower father did his best to raise him. Vinnie was seven years old when he blew his first safe and has been surviving ever since.

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Joe Gilgun Career

Gilgun made his professional acting debut at the age of ten, when he was cast as Jamie Armstrong in the TV series ‘Coronation Street.’ The character was multi-layered and complicated. From 1994 to 1997, he was a successful actor in this role. He returned to full-time acting in the soap opera ‘Emmerdale’ in 2006. He portrayed the troubled Eli Dingle until 2010, when he left the show, claiming that there was nothing else he could do for the character. In 2006, Gilgun was also cast in the BAFTA-winning film ‘This is England.’ He played Richard Woodford, also known as Woody, the warm and affable leader of a gang of skinheads.

When ‘This is England’ was made into several TV mini-series, Gilgun’s character Woody became one of the central characters. He appeared in all three series, ‘This is England ’86,’ ‘This is England 88,’ and ‘This is England 90,’ all of which aired in 2010. Joe Gilgun starred in the crime-action thriller ‘Harry Brown’ in 2009, playing drug dealer Kenny Soames. Gilgun appeared in the cult classic TV show ‘Misfits.’ Rudy Wade, his character, was a happy-go-lucky character who could split into two people when his emotions were intense. From 2011 to 2013, he played the role for three seasons.

He appeared in films such as ‘Lockout,’ ‘Pride,’ ‘The Last Witch Hunter,’ and ‘Infiltrator.’ Gilgun appeared in these films alongside established actors such as Guy Pearce, Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Vin Diesel. Gilgun portrayed a vampire in the TV series ‘Preacher,’ which was based on a DC comic book series. When his agent told him about the part, he initially declined. However, after reading the script, he changed his mind. In 2018, he was named co-executive producer of the series. He’ll be seen next in the upcoming TV series Brassic.’ The trailers for the comedy series were well-received and sparked a lot of media interest. The series depicts working-class society, and the plot includes elements from Gilgun.

Joe Gilgun Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

Joe Gilgun Movies and TV Shows


♦ 2016 – The Infiltrator
♦ 2015 – The Last Witch Hunter
♦ 2014 – Pride
♦ 2013 – Tennis
♦ 2012 – Lockout
♦ 2011 – Screwed
♦ 2010 – Top of the Range
♦ 2009 – Harry Brown
♦ 2006 – This Is England


♦ 2019–present – Brassic
♦ 2016–2019 – Preacher
♦ 2015 – This Is England ’90
♦ 2013 – Ripper Street
♦ 2013 – Coming Up
♦ 2011–2013 – Misfits
♦ 2011 – This Is England ’88
♦ 2010 – This Is England ’86
♦ 2006–2010 – Emmerdale
♦ 2006 – Sorted
♦ 2005 – Shameless
♦ 2005 – Big Dippers