Joseph 'Joe' McFadden is a television actor. He is also known for playing PC Joe Mason in Heartbeat and has starred in such films as The Trouble with Men and Women, Dad Savage and Small Faces.
On stage he has appeared in productions as diverse as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Rent and Rainbow Kiss.
He was educated at Holyrood R.C. Secondary School in Glasgow where a drama teacher saw his potential and recommended him for a small part in Taggart.