Supports Nottingham Forest FC.
Tarrant had two sons, Juma Kwasi Woodhouse (born 1987) by his ex-partner Patricia Woodhouse, and Louis Morris-Tarrant (born 2011) by his partner Sabrina Morris.
Appearing in the play "Sergeant Musgrave's Dance", playing the role of the mayor. [November 2003]
As a youth had trials with Huddersfield Town Football Club.
Primarily known for his long-standing role as Inspector Andrew Monroe in ITV's 'The Bill'.