Inside the life of Emmerdale’s Jimmy King actor Nick Miles ahead of soap’s ‘horror crash’

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Emmerdale fans will likely be on the edge of their seats right now as there’s set to be a car crash in the Dales, involving one of the show’s lead characters.

Yes Jimmy King, played by Nick Miles, crashes his truck this week, and it’s believed the episode involving the crash will take place on 1 April.

The ITV soap revealed a deadly van crash was coming in a major stunt in a nail biting trailer, but we’re yet to find out who dies.


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What we do know is that Jimmy King is driving the van, and he loses control off the vehicle and ploughs straight into the farming buildings.

In the much-anticipated episode, Emmerdale bosses have promised that the series of “explosive events” will lead to the death of one of the characters.

For now, let’s take a look at who Nick Miles is away from that fatal scene…

Who is Jimmy King actor Nick Miles?

Nick Miles, 58, is an English actor known for his role as Jimmy King in Emmerdale.

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Since joining the soap way back in 2004, the star has become an iconic face in the village.

Jimmy joined the show as part of new fictional family the King’s, and he’s been in nearly 2,000 episodes as a result.

Before the soap, Nick appeared in the music video of "Come Back to What You Know", recorded by Embrace, playing a policeman.

He’s also starred in Heartbeat, Silent Witness, Casualty and The Bill but he’s perhaps best known for his role in Emmerdale.


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Nick won the British Soap Award for Scene of the Year, too, and he’s been nominated for Best Storyline and Best On-Screen Partnership.

Is Jimmy King actor Nick Miles married?

The Birmingham-born actor married his wife Stephanie Lumb in 2006.

Very little is known about Stephanie as she keeps herself out of the spotlight, but it’s thought the pair announced their engagement while at the National TV Awards in 2006.

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He reportedly gushed at the awards: “I’m getting wed – It’s very exciting.”

A source told The People at the time: "Nick's over the moon. He's been smiling all week and couldn't wait to break the news."

Nick can be found on Twitter, where he has 69,000 followers and he regularly posts about putting a stop to environmental disasters.

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The star also recently bought an adorable border terrier puppy, and he doesn’t shy away from sharing snaps of the little pup on Twitter.

During lockdown, the star shared a snap of his hand with painted nails while saying his “wife’s boredom levels have gone through the roof.”

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