Alan Halsall was born in Salford, Greater Manchester, England as Alan David Halsall. He is known for Coronation Street(1960),The Cops(1998) and Text Santa 2015(2015). He has played Tyrone Dobbs since Episode 4517 (30th November 1998). Previous roles included parts in Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, My Dad's a Boring Nerd, The Cops, Queer as Folk and Heartbeat. His TV debut was in Children's Ward.
He married Lucy-Jo Hudson on June 13, 2009. They have one child. Alan announced his separation from his wife on 21 March 2016.