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Adam Jessop

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Adam Jessop
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Born (1986-04-07) 7 April 1986 (age 34)
Bournemouth, UK
Baptised (1986-04-07) 7 April 1986 (age 34)
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Years active  1994 - Present
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Adam Jessop is an English actor best known for his portrayal of Mark Roberts in the CBBC show Powers.

Early life and education[edit]

Jessop was born on 7th April 1986 in Bournemouth, UK. His father, Nick, is a telecommunications engineer, and his mother, Donna, is a nurse. He is the eldest of 4 children.

Jessop attended Highcliffe School in Dorset, and took acting classes from a young age in Bournemouth. He subsequently studied acting at Brockenhurst College and later attended East 15 Acting School graduating in 2016.


Jessop first started his career as Tommy (aged 10), in The Who's Tommy in London's West End. He played the role again at The Mayflower, Southampton.

Jessop career has spanned TV, Film and Theatre. Notable roles include James in Loving Smacks for Channel 4, as Mark Townshend in The Bill, Joe in Doc Martin, Deacon in Like Father Like Son, and as Tom Pickles in Heartbeat for ITV. He also played Kes Slattery in Silent Witness, Paul Carr in Holby City, Ste Cleghorn in Doctors, and Mark Roberts in Powers for CBBC alongside Mandana Jones, Rupert Holliday-Evans and Amy Yamazaki.


Title Role Company
Doctors Ste Cleghorn BBC
Heartbeat Tom Pickles ITV
The Bill Perry Maddox ITV
Doc Martin Joe ITV
Like Father Like Son Deacon ITV
Holby City Paul Carr BBC
Silent Witness Kes Slattery BBC
Powers Mark Roberts BBC
The Bill Mark Townshend ITV
Loving Smacks James Channel 4



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