Jason Merrells is an acclaimed actor, probably best known for his roles in CasualtyCutting ItWaterloo Road and most recently as Home Farm’s most recent owner Declan Macey in Emmerdale.

Starting his career in the film To Die For, he landed a role in the medical drama Casualty, which lasted for three years. After appearances in Queer as FolkThe Bill and Clocking Off, he came into the public eye with his portrayal of Gavin in Cutting It.

One of the original stars of Waterloo Road, he went on to appear in the long running soap Emmerdale, which made him a household name.

As well as his starring roles on TV, Jason is a celebrated theatre actor, writer and director.