Don Gilet (born 1967, Walsall, West Midlands, England) is an English actor, best known for his roles in BBC productions Babyfather and 55 Degrees North.
He was brought up in Walsall
, with two older sisters.
Don Gilet's first television appearance was in a children's programme titled Playaway
. His first major role was playing Johnny Lindo in Babyfather
, before landing the lead role in detective series 55 Degrees North
, as Detective Sergeant Nicky Cole. In 2006, he played Leo Charles in The Line of Beauty
and had a prominent role in the Doctor Who Christmas episode The Runaway Bride
. He often performs his own stunts on set.
He has also had minor appearances in Casualty, Holby City, Silent Witness and The Bill.
In theatre, he has appeared in As You Like It and The Alchemist.
In April 2008 he joined the popular BBC television soap opera EastEnders playing Lucas Johnson.
He also appeared in the video for Gabrielle's "Out of Reach" and as part of a short sketch featuring in the educational programme English Express.