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Kevin Moreton

Date of Birth: 19th January 1959
Country of Birth: UK



Born in Hemsworth, a small mining town in the West Riding of Yorkshire, Kevin was brought up in a small village named Carleton in Pontefract, and attended his local school, the "Pontefract Boys' school" (later known as Carleton Community High School). He was put forward for his first TV role by his school drama teacher, who had contacts in the industry. The June 9-15, 1973 issue of 'TV Times' explained that: 'To find a boy capable of sustaining the part of Sam [in the TV series of the same name], aged from 10 to 14 in the first series, Granada deliberately avoided the stage schools. Instead, they combed ordinary schools in the Yorkshire mining areas before selecting Kevin Moreton, 14. [In fact, he was still 13 when he was told that he had been chosen for the lead, in December 1972.] Producer Michael Cox said that although apparently a quiet boy, Kevin seemed to have an underlying capacity for mischief. Kevin's father, Roger Moreton, a sales manager working in Leeds, said: "He has changed considerably since he was given the part. It has brought him out of his shell. He is rather small for his age and I think this has inhibited him in the past."...Kevin generally plays football around the empty rehearsal rooms...His answers are a bit monosyllabic. He says he has no trouble learning his lines. And he has a tutor once a day. During the week, he lives in a flat in Manchester with his grandmother, and goes home to his parents and his drum kit at weekends. In the evening, he often goes to the pictures. Some of the boys at school resent him, but it doesn't bother him.' Kevin was paid a total of £900 for his work in "Sam". In later life, he was to marry and have two boys of his own.



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