Emmerdale actor Mark Jordon, 53, is charged with grievous bodily harm and common assault to a 67-year-old man who suffered facial injuries.
Mark arrived at the court this morning holding hands with his partner Laura Norton.
The actor sported a black blazer, jeans and casual shoes.
Mark is widely known for his role in ITV soap Emmerdale.
He previously portrayed PC Phil Bellamy in Heartbeat from 1994-2007, and had small roles in Coronation Street and Hollyoaks.
Mark has two children with his ex-wife Siobhan Finneran, 52.
The former couple married in 1997 and divorced in 2014.
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