List of past characters from Hollyoaks

The long-running British television soap opera "Hollyoaks" has been on air since 1995. Over the last 12 years, there have been over one hundred regular characters, including many past characters who are deceased or have otherwise left the soap.

Hollyoaks families

Characters in this section are listed in family categories. The families are listed in alphabetical order with each family listed with parents first, and then children in order of age.

The Andersen family

* Jane Andersen, played by Sally Faulkner (1995-1996)

* Greg Andersen, played by Alvin Stardust (1995-1996).

* Natasha Andersen, played by Shebah Ronay (1995-1996).

* Sarah Andersen, played by Anna Martland (1995-1996).

The Ashworth Family

* Bill Ashworth, played by John Jardine (2005-2006, 2007).

* Noel Ashworth, played by Craig Cheetham (2007).

* Beth Clement, played by Sinead Moynihan (2007-2008)

The Benson family

* Juliette Benson, played by Martine Brown (1995-1998).

* Kirk Benson, played by James Quinn (1995-1998).

* Kurt Benson, played by Jeremy Edwards (1995-1999).

* Lucy Benson, played by Kerrie Taylor (1995-2000).

* Ollie Benson, played by Paul Leyshon (1995-1997).

The Bolton family

* Janice Bolton, played by Debbie Arnold (1996-1997).

* Derek Bolton, played by Stephen MacKenna (1996-1997).

* Jambo Bolton, played by Will Mellor (1995-1998, 2004).

* Emily Bolton, played by Beth MacDonald (1997)

* Jake Bolton, played by Joshua Saunders (1997)

The Burton/Taylor family

* Liz Burton, played by Andree Bernard (2003-2006).
* Richard Taylor, played by Richard Calkin (2003-2005).
* Sophie Burton, played by Connie Powney (2003-2006).
* Mel Burton, played Cassie Powney (2003-2006).
* Darlene Taylor, played by Sarah Lawrence (2003-2006).
* Ali Taylor, played by Luti Fagbenle (2003-2005).

The Cunningham/Richardson/Hutchinson family

* Angela Cunningham, played by Liz Stooke (1995-1999, 2006, 2008).

* Gordon Cunningham, played by Bernard Latham (1995-2004).

* Helen Cunningham, played by Kathryn George (1997-2004).

* Dennis Richardson, played by David McAllister (1999 & 2003).

* Victoria Hutchinson, played by Fiona Mollison (2000-2001).

* Dawn Cunningham, played by Lisa Williamson (1995-1997).

* Jude Cunningham, played by Davinia Taylor (1996-1998).

* Lewis Richardson, played by Ben Hull (1996-2001).

* Grace Hutchinson, played by Unknown (2005-2006).

* Max Cunningham, played by Ben Sheriff (1995-1997) and Matt Littler (1997-2008).

The Hayton/Dean family

* Margaret Hayton, played by Daryl Fishwick (2005-2006, 2007).

* Charles Hayton, played by Kevin McGowan (2005).

* Johnno Dean, played by Mark Powley (2002-2003) and Colin Wells (2003-2005, 2006)

* Becca Dean, played by Ali Bastian (2001-2007)

* Craig Dean, played by Guy Burnet (2002-2007, 2008)

* Debbie Dean Played by Jodi Albert (2002-2005, 2006)

* Jake Dean Played by Kevin Sacre (2002-2008)

The Davies/Cornwell family

* Alison Davies, played by Natalie Forbes (2003-2004).

* Will Davies, played by Billy Geraghty (2000) and Barny Clevely (2000-2004, 2005).

* Patty Cornwell, played Tracey Childs (2003-2004).

* Ben Davies, played by Marcus Patric (2000-2005).

* Izzy Davies, played by Elize Du Toit (2000-2004, 2007).

* Abby Davies, played by Helen Noble (2000-2004).

The Finnigan family

* Rico Finnigan, played by Philip Bretherton (1997)

* Rory "Finn" Finnigan, played by James Redmond (1997-2002).

The Green family

* Mrs Green, played by Hazel McBride (2002).

* Anna Green, played by Lisa M. Kay (1999-2002).

The Hudson/Cunliffe family

* Jacqui Hudson, played by Julie Peasgood (2000-2001).

* Geri Hudson-Cunliffe, played by Joanna Taylor (1999-2001).

* Jason Cunliffe, played by Alex Thorne (2001-2002).

The Hunter/Mills family

* Sally Hunter, played by Katherine Dow Blyton (2001-2005).

* Les Hunter, played by John Graham Davies (2001-2005).

* Ellie Mills, played by Sarah Baxendale (2002-2005).

* Toby Mills, played by Henry Luxemburg (2001-2003).

* Dan Hunter, played by Andy McNair (2001-2004).
* Lee Hunter, played by Alex Carter (2001-2005).
* Lisa Hunter, played by Gemma Atkinson (2001-2005).

The McQueen family

* John Paul McQueen, played by James Sutton (2006-2008)

* Nana McQueen, played by Diane Langton (2007, 2008)

* Aleksander Malota, played by Jon Lolis (2007, 2008)

* Ricky Bowen, played by Simon Cassidy (2006)

The Morgan family

* Andy Morgan, played by Ross Davidson (1999-2002).

* Sue Morgan, played by Eve White (1999-2002).

* Adam Morgan, played by David Brown (1999-2003)

* Beth Morgan, played by Elizabeth O'Grady (1999-2000) and Kate Baines (2001-2002)

* Luke Morgan, played by Gary Lucy (1999-2002).

* Zara Morgan, played by Kelly Greenwood (1999-2005).

The Osborne/Patrick family

* Celia Osborne, played by Carol Noakes (1995)

* Jill Osborne, played by Lynda Rooke (1997-2000)

* Ruth Osborne, played by Terri Dwyer (1995-2001, 2003-2004, 2008)

* Sol Patrick, played by Paul Danan (1997-2001)

* Gina Patrick, played by Dannielle Brent (1997-2001)

* Kate Patrick, played by Natasha Symms (1997-2000)

* Natalie Osborne, played by Tiffany Mulheron (2003-2004)

* Rachel Osborne, played by Lucy Evans (2004)

The Owen family

* Carrie Owen, played by Jaq Croft (2004-2006).

* Rob Owen, played by David Prosho (2005-2006).

* Sam Owen, played by Louis Tamone (2004-2006).

* Nicole Owen, played by Ciara Janson (2004-2006, 2007).

The Valentine family

* Diane Valentine, played by Pauline Black (2006)

* Sonny Valentine, played by Devon Anderson (2006-2007)

* Danny Valentine, played by David Judge (2007-2008)

* Valerie Holden, played by Jacqueline Leonard (2007) and Samantha Giles (2008)

Hollyoaks siblings

Characters who have only siblings and no other family in the show.

The Nash siblings

* Jamie Nash, played by Stefan Booth (2001-2002).
* Jodie Nash, played by Kate McEnery (2001-2003).

The Sankofa brothers

* Theo Sankofa, played by Andrew Somerville (2001-2002).

* Norman Sankofa, played by Jamie Luke (2002-2004).

Hollyoaks Comprehensive students

Characters in this section are students who used to attend Hollyoaks Comprehensive School and sixth form.

* Candy Browne, played by Laura Handley (2004-2005).

* Nathan Haywood, played by Robert Norbury (2005).

* Steven "Macki" Mackintosh, played by Paul Holowaty (2005).

* Paula Johnson, played by Beth MacDonald (2004-2005).

Hollyoaks Community College students

Characters in this section are students who used to attend Hollyoaks's community college.

Hollyoaks Community College 2000 student leavers

* Taylor James, played by Michael Price (2000)

* Emily Taylor, played by Lorna Pegler (1999-2000)

Hollyoaks Community College 2004 student leavers

* Chloe Bruce, played by Mikyla Dodd (2000-2004).

* Robbie Flynn, played by Andy Newton-Lee (2003-2004).

* Kristian Hargreaves, played by Max Brown (2002-2004).

* Matt Musgrove, played by Kristian Ealey (2000-2003, 2004).

* Nick O'Connor, played by Darren Bransford (2001-2004).

* Nathan Rogers, played by Jay Thomas (2003-2004).

Hollyoaks Community College 2005 student leavers

* David "Bombhead" Burke, played by Lee Otway (2001-2005).

* Chris Fenwick, played by Chris Grierson (2005).

* Stacey Foxx, played by Jemma Keys (2004-2005).

* Bella Manning, played by Kim Bourelle (2004-2005).

* Freddy Watson, played by Greg Kelly (2005).

Hollyoaks Community College 2006 student leavers

* Dannii Carbone, played by Christina Baily (2004-2006, 2007).
* Cameron Clark, played by Ben Gerrard (2002-2006).

* Olivia Johnson, played by Rochelle Gadd (2005-2006).

* Mark Jury, played by Ash Newman (2005-2006).

* Jeremy Peterson, played by Simon Cole (2005-2006).

* Joe Spencer, played by Matt Milburn (2003-2006).

Hollyoaks Community College 2007/2008 student leavers

* Jessica Harris played by Jennifer Biddall (2005-2008)

* Summer Shaw, played by Summer Strallen (2007-2008)

* Katy Fox, played by Hannah Tointon (2007-2008)

Hollyoaks Villains

* Scott Anderson, played by Daniel Hyde (2001-2004).

* Dermot Ashton, played by Lauren Beales (1996).

* Laura Burns/Kerry Shepard, played by Lesley Johnston (2000-2002).

* Dion, played by Gary Webster (2001-2002).

* Brian Drake, played by Jonathan Le Billon (2001-2003).

* Mark Gibbs, played by Colin Parry, (2000-2001).

* Will Hackett, played by Oliver Farnworth (2006-2007).

* Rob Hawthorne, played by Warren DeRosa (1996-2000).

* Andy Holt, played by Warren Brown (2005-2006).

* Sean Kennedy, played by Matthew Jay Lewis (2006, 2007).

* Clare Devine, played by Samantha Rowley (2005-2006) and Gemma Bissix (2006-2007)

* Spike, played by Jack Deam (1997)

* Pete Webster played by Richard Cambridge (2007)

Hollyoaks police officers

* D.S. Green, played by Francesca Ryan (1997).

* WPC Vicky Green, played by Rosie Fellner (2005).

* D.C. Emma Chambers, played by Georgina Redhead (2003-2004).

* D.I. Dale Jackson, played by Laila Rouass (2003).

Other characters

Characters in this section do not go under any family categories as they are on their own or are not seen regularly. They are listed in alphabetical order of last name.

* Kathy Barnes, played by Sarah Jane Buckley (2005-2008)

* Jasmine Bates, played by Elly Fairman (1999).

* Alex Bell, played by Martino Lazzeri (1999-2002).

* Billinge Boy, played by Barry Foy (1999-2002).

* Bob Bridges, played by Peter Faulkner.

* Callum, played by Steven Fletcher (2004-2005).

* Eve Crawford, played by Natasha Lund (2001-2003).

* Simon Crosby, played by Simon Lawson (2007).

* Kevin Daniels, played by Robert Weatherby (1995-1999).

* Anita Groves, played by Tara Moran (1997)
* Carol Groves, played by Natalie Casey (1995-2000).

* Foz, played by Benjamin Hart (2006-2007).

* Stuart Harding, played by Dan Cryer (2004-2005).

* Susi Harrison, played by Deborah Chad (1996-1997).

* Jess Holt, played by Abby Pechullis (2000-2001).

* Melissa Hurst, played by Carla Chases (2007)

* Kieron Hobbs, played by Jake Hendriks (2008)

* Tom Jenkins, played by Charles Youlten (1995-1996)

* Dave Johnson, played by Chris Corcoran.

* Joe Johnson, played by James McKenzie Robinson (1998-1999).
* Josh, played by Stuart Morris (2003-2004).

* Kerry, played by Sarah Vandenbergh (1999-2000).

* Julie Matthews, played by Julie Buckfield (1995-1997, 2002, 2007).

* Bazil "Bazz FM" McCourtey, played by Toby Sawyer (1995-1997).

* Paul Millington, played by Zander Ward (1999-2000).

* Sam "O.B." O'Brien, played by Darren Jeffries (1997-2008).

* Maddie Parker, played by Yasmin Bannerman (1995-1997).

* Dan Sanders, played by Joseph May (1999-2000).

* Spike played by Tom Vaughan (2007).

* Sash, played by Mark Arends (1999).

* Sam Smallwood, played by Tim Downie (1999-2000).

* Michael St John Thomas, played by Tom Hudson (1996-1997)

* Lee "Stan" Stanley, played by Nathan Valente (1996-1997).

* Nikki Sullivan, played by Wendy Glenn (1999-2000).

* Sean Tate, played by Daniel Pape (1997-2000).

* Louise Taylor, played by Brett O'Brien (1995-1996).

* Wayne Tunnicliffe, played by Joe Marsden (2005-2007).

* Alyson Turner, played by Sarah Jayne Steed (2001-2002).

* Ty, played by Garry Grant (1999).

* James Walker, played by James Walker (2004).

* Terry Williams, played by Ian Puleston-Davies (1995-1996)

* Vinnie Williams, played by Tim Dantay (1996)

* Lorraine Wilson, played by Jo-Anne Knowles (2000).

ee also

* List of characters from Hollyoaks
* List of minor and recurring characters from Hollyoaks
* List of past minor and recurring characters from Hollyoaks


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