Jack Peter Shepherd is an English actor. He is best known for his role as David Platt in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street. He won the award for Best Young Actor in 2001 at The Inside Soap Awards and Best Bad Boy at The Inside Soap Awards in 2007. He has won two British Soap Awards. Villain Of The Year in 2008 and Best Actor in 2018. He also won the award for Best Soap Actor at The TV Choice Awards in 2020.