Daniel Flynn was born 26 August, 1961 in Evesham, Worcestershire. He is an English actor who plays Supt. John Heaton in The Bill, he has also been in William and Mary, Casualty, Afterline, Island at War, Peak Practice, Lewis, Holby City and Soldier Soldier. He is the elder brother of actor Jerome Flynn. he also featured in an earlier episode of The Bill "The assassins" as Strathvane and was sentenced to 28 days in prison.