1. Bruno Langley is an English actor best known for playing Adam Mitchell in the 2005 series of Doctor Who and Todd Grimshaw in Coronation Street.
2. Langley was born to Australian parents in Somerset, but grew up in Buxton, Derbyshire. He attended Harpur Hill Primary School and Buxton Community School.
3. He trained at the North Cheshire Theatre School in Heaton Moor.
4. Along with his sisters he was a member of a number of junior string orchestras in which he played the cello.
5. From 2001 to 2004, Langley played the character of Todd Grimshaw in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
6. As the first openly gay character on the show, Langley developed a large gay following.
7. He also appeared in coronation street on 4 August 2000 as Danny, the boyfriend of Candice on the day of Bethanys Christening.
8. In June 2013 it was announced that Langley was returning to Coronation Street as a regular character. Todd Grimshaw returned in the episodes screened on Monday, 4 November.
9. In the summer of 2005, Langley made his stage debut in an acclaimed run of Romeo and Juliet opposite fellow ex-soap actress Scarlett Alice Johnson at Stafford Castle.
10. On 30 October 2005, he appeared 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.
11. Beginning in May 2008, he appeared in the premiere stage run of the new musical Sleeping Beauty starring opposite fellow Coronation Street alumna Lucy Evans at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin.
12. Langley also appeared in the stage show Flashdance the Musical. with Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Bernie Nolan and Noel Sullivan.
13. In 2010-11 he joined the tour of Calendar Girls, in the role of the young photographer, Lawrence.
14. In November 2012 he began playing Giles Ralston in the 60th anniversary tour of The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie.
15. Langley played the cello until the age of 16 when he decided to pursue a career as an actor.
16. In 2010 he formed a band, Bruno Langley and the Wonderland Band.
17. In a 2011 interview with Dianne Bourne of the Manchester Evening News, he stated, “I’ve been acting on and off ever since the age of 17, but always in between jobs I’d sit at the piano and write songs, and sing different songs.