Stuart St Paul is an award winning director and stunt co-ordinator. He is the consulatant on many of Emmerdale's major and minor stunts, including the Plane Crash, and played Simmy in 1994 He has also worked on Coronation Street, Casualty, The Bill and Mrs Browns Boys.
Stuart has also appeared as extras in the show. In the Plane Crash, Stuart stood on the left by the wine bar when it explodes.
He is the father of actress Laura Aikman.