|Ashley Taylor Dawson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0¾ in|
|Date of Birth||January 11, 1982|
Ashley Taylor Dawson is an English actor, singer, and dancer who is best known for appearing as a regular cast member playing the role of Darren Osborne in the Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks. In addition to that, he is also a member of the British pop group, Allstars (Stylized: allSTARS*), alongside Sam Bloom, Thaila Zucchi, Rebecca Hunter, and Sandi Lee Hughes.
Philip Ashley Taylor Dawson
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Ashley Taylor Dawson studied at Ashdene Primary School and then attended Altrincham Grammar School for Boys. He also became a member of Scamps, a local drama group, when he was still quite young.
Actor, Singer, Dancer
- Mother – Diana Taylor Dawson
- Sibling – Catherine Taylor-Dawson (Sister) (Singer, Guitarist)
Ashley Taylor Dawson is represented by Blackburn Sachs Associates, Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.
6 ft 0¾ in or 184.5 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ashley Taylor Dawson has dated –
- Karen McKay (2004-Present) – The duo started dating in 2004 and parent 3 children including their sons Buddy Mac Taylor Dawson (b. March 23, 2011) and Mason Mac Taylor Dawson (b. October 1, 2013).
Race / Ethnicity
- Deep-set eyes
- Lean physique
Ashley Taylor Dawson Facts
- He was raised in Wilmslow, Cheshire, England.
- With Allstars, Ashley Taylor Dawson released the band’s eponymous debut studio album on May 13, 2002, and it included tracks such as The Land of Make Believe, Going All the Way, Love Is, Happy Ever After Endings, Best Friends, Is There Something I Should Know?, Greatest Love Story, and Once upon a Lifetime. Also, the album was ranked at number #43 on the UK Albums (OCC) chart.
- He partnered with professional ballroom dancer and model Ola Jordan to appear as a contestant on the 11th edition of Strictly Come Dancing in 2013.
- He made his first theatrical film appearance as Paul in the 2014 historical film, Northern Soul, starring Elliot James Langridge, Antonia Thomas, and Steve Coogan.
- Ashley Taylor Dawson has been one of the longest-serving cast members of Hollyoaks and also appeared as Darren Osborne in Hollyoaks Later as well as Tom’s Life.
- He enjoys playing various sports like football, tennis, and basketball.
- He is a huge supporter of Manchester United FC and at some point in his life, he wanted to make a career as a professional footballer. Ashley Taylor Dawson often plays charity football matches.
- He has owned a night club named Symposium in Wilmslow.
Featured Image by Ashley Taylor Dawson / Instagram