The Hunk from 'The Street' Runs the Great City Race
"The reason I'm running is that I'm proud to be supporting such a worthwhile charity. They've changed millions of lives worldwide and with our help they can change millions more."
Oliver has appeared in some of the UK's biggest soaps. He's played roles in Eastenders, Emmerdale and Doctors before taking on perhaps his best known character, Dr. Matt Carter, in ITV's Coronation Street. Oliver joined the show in August 2010 and quickly cemented his status as 'The Street's new hunk'.
He has also played roles in Doctor Who, Midsummer Murders and E4's drama Skins and has appeared many times on stage.
Before joining Coronation Street in August 2010, Oliver was a personal trainer, but confesses that his hearthrob status on 'The Street' has made him more determined than ever to improve his muscular physique. He works out inbetween takes with his co-stars and admits to being even more conscious of looking after himself.
Oliver likes to run as part of his fitness plan. He recently took part in The Great City 5k Race for charity Seeing is Believing. All that working out must be doing him good because he completed the race in 34.20.
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