I was asked to make a list of former The Bill actors who are now currently in a regular/recurring role elsewhere.
Will be doing actors who portrayed police officers or other current/recurrent roles)
My sources compiling this list are, my knowledge, Wikipedia, IMDB,
Here is the list to the best of my knowledge and research.
Characters will go by as they’re more commonly known, not with their full names intact.
Nick Miles (Chief Supt. Mannion) – Jimmy King in Emmerdale. (current)
Clive Wood (DCI Wray) – DCI Green in Holby City (recurring/guest)
Christopher Ellison (Frank/Tommy Burnside) – Voice over artist/face of “Just MOT’s”, car mechanics in Sussex, England.
Tanya Franks (DCI Morell) – was Rainie Cross in EastEnders (2007-2011) / Lucy Stevens in Broadchurch.
DI Deakin (Shaun Scott) – currently drives a taxi cab in London.
Lisa Maxwell (DI Nixon) – Loose Women anchor / due to appear in EastEnders later this year as ‘Naomi’.
Alex Walkinshaw (Insp. Smith) – Now in Casualty as nurse Adrian Fletcher.
Trudie Goodwin (Sgt. J. Ackland) – Now appears in Emmerdale as Georgia Sharma.
Gillian Taylforth (Sgt. N. Wright) – In Hollyoaks as Sandy Roscoe.
Martin Marquez (DS. D. Pearce) – due to commence filming the second series of The Job Lot for ITV4, will begin broadcast in 2014.
Caroline Catz (DS. R. Fox) – In Doc Martin as Louisa Glasson.
Ray Ashcroft (DS. G. Daly) – Appeared as Keith in Trollied.
Bill Murray (DS. D. Beech) – characterised in the video game series, Call Of Duty, as Capt. John Price.
Alex Walkinshaw (Insp. D. Smith) - Was Jez Diamond in Waterloo Road / Currently Adrian Fletcher in Casualty.
Sally Rogers (Sgt. J. Masters) - played a jealous cow in Series 2 of The Syndicate.
Scott Maslen (DS. P. Hunter) - Until 15 October 2013, he was Jack Branning in EastEnders.
Larry Lamb (CPS Lawyer Jonathan Fox) - Archie Mitchell in EastEnders / Michael Shipman in Gavin & Stacey.
Dominic Power (PC. L. Taylor) - In Emmerdale Farm as Serial Killer, Cameron Murray.
Ben Richards (PC. B. Richards) - Stars in 9 to 5 The Musical, touring UK.
Natalie J. Robb (PC. A. Dunbar) - Moira Barton in Emmerdale Farm.
Tom Butcher (PC. S. Loxton) - Last I heard, he was touring with his wife, Corrinne Wicks in some play.
Jane Danson (PC. G. Osbourne) - Went back to Coronation Street not long after The Bill to play Leanne Anika Battersby (Currently Leanne Anika Tilsley).
Ciaran Griffiths (DC. G. Best) - Matthew Bloom in The Mill / Micky Maguire in Shameless / Dylan Hodge in Waterloo Road.
Patrick Robinson (DC. J. Banks) - Went back to Casualty to play Martin Ashford.
Diane Parish (DC. E. Sharpe) - Played the same role in The Bill's spin off MIT: Murder Investigation Team / Currently as Denise Fox in EastEnders
Gary Lucy (DC. W. Fletcher) - Daniel Pennant in EastEnders
Sadly, the following actors are no longer with us.
Colin Tarrant (Insp. Monroe) – Committed suicide after suffering years with depression in January 2012.
Bernie Nolan (PC. Murphy) – Lost her battle with Cancer earlier this year.
Roger Leach (Sgt. Penny) – Lost his 4 year struggle with Cancer.