Actor Simon Willmont (born in Worcester) appeared on Coronation Street for three episodes in 2010 as an unnamed Police Officer.

Having trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, he has worked extensively in theatre, appearing in productions including Blood Brothers, Jack and the Beanstalk, Everybody Loves Jason, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Girls Night Out, Fabula Urbis and Two Gentlemen of Verona. His only other known TV credit was for a minor role on The Royal in 2003.