Marshall Lancaster was born 5 October, 1974 in Macclesfield, Cheshire. He is a British actor who has played Ged Hodgson in The Lakes, Shane in Family Affairs, Slug in Coronation Street, DC Chris Skelton in Life on Mars, and Ashes to Ashes, he has also been in Where the Heart Is, The Bill, Holby City, Casualty, King Of The Hill, Clocking Off, The Royal, Peak Practice, and Doctors.