Marcus Romer (born 1961) appeared in Coronation Street in two similar roles: in February 1992 as Detective Constable Flagg who investigated a break-in at The Kabin and he returned from November to December 2001 as DS Wilson who investigated a false charge of attempted murder against Terry Duckworth.
He also appeared in Prime Suspect, In Suspicious Circumstances, G.B.H., Medics, City Central, Heartbeat, This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper, The Bill, Harold Shipman: Doctor Death, The Royal, Dalziel and Pascoe and Emmerdale.
He also wrote and directed the 2014 film The Knife That Killed Me.
On the stage he has furthered his directing career with Lord of the Flies, Road and Bloodtide, all for the Pilot Theatre Company for which he was the Artistic Director for twenty-three years. Other stage played directed by him include Sing Yer Heart Out For the Lads, Bloodtide, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Mirad a Boy from Bosnia, Rumble Fish, Look Back in Anger, The Elephant Man, Fungus the Bogeyman, The Twits and Looking for JJ. On radio, he was heard in the 1993 play I'll Be Caesar.