Antony Cotton (born Antony Dunn on 5 August 1975, Bury, Greater Manchester) is an English actor best known for his roles in Coronation Street and the original UK version of Queer as Folk.
Antony currently plays barman and factory worker Sean Tully in Coronation Street. Cotton asked for a part on the show, and created the character with some of the show�s writers. Antony played Alexander in the original UK version of Queer as Folk. He has also appeared in episodes of Absolutely Fabulous as the character Damon. On 13 January 2007, Cotton won the second series of ITV’s Soapstar Superstar.
In July 2007, it was announced that Cotton would be fronting his own tea time chat show on ITV. The show, That Antony Cotton Show, was filmed in front of a live studio audience at Granada Television studios in Manchester, and combined celebrity chat with topical humour. It was first broadcast on Monday 13 August 2007 at 5pm on ITV; however, following the end of the first series, ITV announced that the show would not return for a second. He is developing several new ideas with ITV.
Antony Cotton is available now for all forms of P.A.s and engagements through Unit One Entertainment. His latest appearance for us was at the Grand Re-Opening of the Premier Lodge Hotel next to the Trafford Centre in Trafford Park, Manchester.