Richard Fleeshman is an English actor and singer. His television career began as a 12-year-old, playing Craig Harris for four years in Coronation Street before going on to become an established television, West End and Broadway performer.
Richard Fleeshman age
He was born on 8 June 1989. He is 33 years old.
Richard Fleeshman bio
Fleeshman was born in Manchester on June 8, 1989. He is the son of actor/director David Fleeshman and Sue Jenkins, a former Brookside and Coronation Street actress.
He went to Wilmslow High School’s sixth form and Cheadle Hulme School in Cheshire. He has two actress sisters named Emily Fleeshman and Rosie Fleeshman.
Fleeshman made the announcement that he is now a vegetarian in 2019 via his Instagram account. He had already abstained from meat for more than two years at that point and had “never felt better ethically or physically.”
Richard Fleeshman music career
Fleeshman, a singer and songwriter, won a Stars in Their Eyes celebrity special in 2003 as the competition’s youngest celebrity entrant (at 13).
He also won Soapstar Superstar in 2006, earning £200,000 for The Kirsty Appeal, his selected charity. Richard is a guitarist and pianist as well.
He played in the ITV1 program An Audience with Coronation Street on April 22, 2007. Fleeshman finished writing his debut album after inking a significant record deal with Universal Records in 2007. Richard encouraged Elton John to accompany him on his Summer stadium tour in 2008.
He continued to assist him later that year as a part of his Red Piano Tour. In June, he assisted him once more with his summertime European tour.
Richard Fleeshman acting career
Fleeshman made his acting debut in the movie An Angel for May. He was 12 years old when he took on the part of Craig Harris in Coronation Street from 2002 to 2006.
He was the lone member of his fictional family to leave the show in 2005 when he was 16 years old. On October 16, 2006, his farewell episode aired on television.
Later, in 2007, Fleeshman co-starred with Jill Halfpenny in an episode of Blue Murder in which he portrayed the part of Ben Holroyd.
ITV aired the episode, titled “Crisis Management,” in December 2007. In the ITV comedy drama Monday Monday, which aired on August 10, 2009, he portrayed the part of Gillen.
Richard Fleeshman children
Fleeshman has no children.