Adam Barlow is a fictional character of the British soap opera Coronation Street.
He first appeared as a central character in 2001 and went on to serve as a regularly supporting character for the rest of the 2000s saga, before returning as a supporting antagonist in 2016 and concurrently an anti-hero in 2017.
He is the son of major Corrie bad boy Mike Baldwin (as played by Johnny Briggs) and shares similar traits to his father such as his cockiness and deceiving people.
He is currently portrayed by Samuel Robertson, who has been playing the part since 2004. He was previously played by Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D actor Iain De Caestecker from 2001 to 2003.
Susan conceived Adam in 1987, however claimed she had aborted him in order to get away from her husband Mike.