Richard Jonathan Fleeshman is an English actor and singer-songwriter.
His television career began as a 12-year-old, playing Craig Harris for four years in Coronation Street before going on to become an established TV, West End, and Broadway performer.
Fleeshman began his professional career in the film called An Angel for May. At the age of 12, from 2002 to 2006, he played the role of Craig Harris in Coronation Street.
He was the only member of his on-screen family to escape the axe in 2005, leaving the programme at the age of 16.
Richard Fleeshman Parents: Meet David Fleeshman, Sue Jenkins
Who are Richard Fleeshman’s mother and father? Where are Richard Fleeshman’s parents now?
Richard Fleeshman was born on 8 June 1989 in Manchester, the son of David Fleeshman and Sue Jenkins.
Richard’s father, David Fleeshman is a British actor, broadcaster, drama lecturer, and theatre director with a wealth of experience in film, radio, television, theatre, and commercials.
Fleeshman has appeared in and directed numerous plays around the UK and abroad, including Arthur Miller’s The Price, for which he won the best actor in a supporting role at the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards in 2005.
Richard’s mother Susan Elizabeth Jenkins is an English actress.
She is most widely known for her roles as Gloria Todd in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street and as Jackie Corkhill in the Channel 4 soap opera Brookside.
She worked in repertory theatres across the UK for the first 11 years of her career, performing in many productions, playing everything from Alan Ayckbourn to Shakespeare.