James Gaddas is an English actor and former soldier, known for his roles as Vinny Sorrell in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street from August 1999 until November 2000 and Governing Governor Neil Grayling in ITV's Bad Girls. Since leaving Bad Girls from 2002 until 2006, Gaddas has appeared as Jackie Elliot in Billy Elliot the Musical, productions of Peter Pan and Spamalot and Bill Anderson in Mamma Mia! In London. Gaddas has also made appearances on The Bill, Tracy Beaker Returns, Medics, Dogtown, Doctors, Waterloo Road and in 2015, he acted in Emmerdale, playing Ged, who is a prisoner awaiting trial for murder. In 2017 he played John in the musical The Girls at the Phoenix Theatre in the West End. In 2020, he joined the cast of the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks as Cormac Ranger.