Steven Pinder was born on 30th March 1960, and comes from a small family with just one younger sister. His sister's name is Catherine, she is 11 years younger than him and works in agriculture.
Steven got his first job working in a cemetery when he was 15. This was a Saturday job filtering soil using a course sieve called a riddle.
Previously in his career he played the part of Roy Lambert in Crossroads the owner of Kings Oak corner shop but when the program was axed he decided to make two series of the sitcom Foxy Lady. He has also appeared in C.A.T.S eyes and the BBC Scotland comedy series Scotch and Wry.
When he left Brookside he took part in several theatre roles playing Laurence in Abigail's Party and also appearing in a psychological thriller called Dead Certain where he worked alongside Jenny Seagrove.
Steven is engaged to Brookside co star Stephanie Chambers and they have a daughter Scarlett Rose. Steven has two other children from a previous marriage - Helen and Alex.