Antony Cotton (born Antony Dunn on August 5, 1975, Bury, Greater Manchester) is an English actor best known for his roles in Coronation Street and the original UK version of Queer as Folk.
Cotton was born in Bury, in Greater Manchester. He is the son of actress Enid Dunn. He went to Woodhey High School at Holcombe Brook in Bury. He has an elder brother Andrew (born December 29th 1973).
Cotton joined Oldham Theatre Workshop when he was 11 years old, and stayed there for ten years. He filmed his first TV commercial the same year, and soon became a regular on the children’s TV show Up 2 U.