Ian Midlane is a British actor known for his performances in numerous movies and TV series. He came into the limelight through recurring appearances as Dr. Al Haskey / Scrooge / Brian Flannery in the reality TV show entitled Doctors. In 2005, he became an honorable cast member of the show, Doctors, and since then, he has been credited in more than 900 episodes of the show.
He is also recognized for his role as Jeffrey in 2007’s TV Series titled The Sarah Jane Adventures and as Derek in 2009’s TV Mini-Series named Hunter.
Apart from acting, he has also helped as a writer (in three episodes) and as a soundtrack member (in two episodes) for the TV series, Doctors.
For his acting in Doctors, he won a British Soap Awards in 2018 and got nominated twice in 2013 and 2015, respectively.
Bio (Age), DOB & Family
Hailing from the suburbs of the United Kingdom, Ian Midlane was born on the 1st of February 1976.
He was raised by his parents alongside a sister named Toni Midlane. His sister is also involved in the entertainment industry and is renowned for her role as Louise Burton in the 2012’s TV Series entitled Line of Duty.
Ian expressed his happiness through a tweet about his sister's accomplishment (Photo: Ian Midlane's Twitter)
Further, his sister is the manager of interactive drama and storytelling workshops for pre-school children named Toni's Tots Drama. Also, she runs the Knees and Toes Theatre.
Ian’s Career At The Film Industry
Ian Midlane started his journey to the entertainment industry from his childhood. After a lot of hard work and auditions, he finally got his first role. In 2004, he appeared as a fire officer in his debut TV series named The Last Detective.
Following that role, he played in two other TV series of 2014, which were Manhunt (as William Beggs) and My Dad's the Prime Minister (as a policeman).
Afterward, he was offered numerous roles that he grabbed very happily. Some of his other acting credits include 2005’s Fingersmith (TV Mini-Series) and Messiah: The Harrowing (TV Mini-Series), 2004-08’s The Bill (TV Series), 2008’s Wire in the Blood (TV Series), 2013’s A Summer Hamlet (Documentary), and 2018’s Celebrity Eggheads (TV Series).
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Finally, in 2011, he made his big-screen debut portraying the role of Man Bondage in the movie Swinging with the Finkels. His further movie roles include 2018’s The Last Witness (as Philip Edwards).
Looking at his accolades, in 2013, Ian won an award at the RTS Midland Awards under the category of Best Acting Performance. Also, in 2015, he was nominated at the Inside Soap Awards under the category of Best Daytime Star.
Some Interesting Facts Related To Ian Midlane
He celebrated his 43rd birthday on 1st February 2019 in the countryside by taking a holiday.
On New Year’s Eve of 2016, he took his father to a hotel named Rosen Shingle Creek to celebrated his father’s 70th birthday.
On his 42nd birthday, his dad gifted him with a fancy top hat.
On 4th June 2017, his sister made an appearance at the British Soap Awards for the first time.
In the TV show, Doctors, his character was in a relationship with the character Niamh Donoghue played by the actress Jessica Regan.