Chris Ellison Chris Ellison is best known for his role as DCI Frank Burnside in the popular ITV police series The Bill and short lived spin off series Burnside.

His first drama job was Assistant Stage Manager at the Richmond Theatre and his first acting role was in the play Woman in a Dressing Gown at said theatre. First break was a guest appearance in The Sweeney He appeared in many guest roles in TV shows throughout the 1970s and first appeared as Burnside in 1984.

Chris loves dogs and has supported Marc and Pup Aid for years, Chris has a Jack Russell.