Marco "Marc" Silcock (born 4th November1988) is an English actor, best known for his portrayal of Jackson Walsh in the British soap opera Emmerdale. Silcock studied acting at City College, Manchester and has a Diploma in Performing Arts. Silcock joined the cast of Emmerdale as Josh Hope in 2001. He played the role of Eli in Hollyoaks from 2008 to 2009. Silcock also played Anthony Sugden in Waterloo Road, Fergal Maguire in Shameless and a hotel desk boy in The Innocence Project. In March 2010, it was announced that Silcock had rejoined the cast of Emmerdale, this time as Jackson Walsh, a potential love interest for Aaron Livesy (Danny Miller). Silcock filmed his final scenes for the show on 14th May2011. He described his character's exit as "memorable", but refused to comment on how he would leave the soap.