Michael Le Vell has been charged with 19 sex offences including six counts of rape with a child under the age of 16.
He only confirmed his real name - Michael Turner - and address.
The Coronation Street actor entered no plea but his solicitor indicates he will fully contest the charges.
The case has been referred to Manchester Crown Court for March 20.
More top news
Figures suggest that more than 11 million homes, or 42%, are in credit to their energy company.
Undivided, which represents more than 4 million young people, has set out its top issues in an open letter to political leaders.
John Wombell, 58, was jailed for eight weeks after admitting making the grossly offensive call to the Broxtowe MP's office last November.