Samuel L. Jackson. Duration : 2008-2009. Here's a list of some familiar faces you may have forgotten were in EastEnders. Alison Pargeter was born on May 31, 1972 in Oxfordshire, England, UK. Starting off as a teenage troublemaker who caused grief for Frank and Peggy, Janine became a manipulative cow who would trample over anyone to get her own way. He was Portrays Alfie Moon. 2. Portrayed Lucas Johnson. Duration : 1993-1994. In 2006, she secured a role in The Other Boleyn Girl. Countries of the World. The role saw Nicholls nominated for 'Most Popular Newcomer' in the 1996 NTA's as well as 'Most Popular Actor' the following year. Portrayed Chrissie Watts. Lock up your daughters. Portrayed Tony King. They have two children. Duration : 19852000, 2015-. He has been married to Lynda Ford since October 10, 2009. Duration : 2012-2014. Diana Marchant, John Altman and Lisa Coates at the Surrey Memory Walk (Image: TMS) 'Nasty Nick' is known most for his villainous role in EastEnders . Portrayed Trevor Morgan. Adam Woodyatt EastEnders, The Baker Street Boys, A Question of EastEnders Adam Brinley Woodyatt (born 28 June 1968) is an English actor, known for his role as Ian Beale in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Helping to end the suffering of her best mate Ethel left poor Dot tormented, but her late in life marriage to Jim Branning gave her some happiness. Duration : 20102013. Famous for his trademark Ello Ma greeting, drug-addicted jailbird Nick (John Altman) caused nothing but misery for his long-suffering mother Dot. Here's a look at some of the Street's most successful stars. She has been married to Raiomond Mirza since July 4, 1998. His marriage to Kathy hit the rocks and he was brown bread in 1993 after a car crash rigged by gangsters. Single mum Kim (Tameka Empson) is big hearted with a big mouth to match, but brings much-needed comic relief. Portrayed Bianca Branning/Jackson/Butcher. She's certainly had some dramatic storylines over the past 15 years . Portrayed Aidan Brosnan. He was an actor and producer, known for Snatch (2000), EastEnders (1985) and Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (1993). Portrayed Liam Tyler. Get a daily email direct to your inbox with our newsletter. Portrayed Barbara Owen. Janines long running feud with her step mum Pat was glorious, but her finest moment came when she pushed Barry off a cliff and later mournfully wailed: If only hed worn slip-on shoes!. He has been married to Jennifer Woodburne since 1996. An ever-present Walford icon that secured its legendary status during the 2009 killing of Archie Mitchell, only to perish itself during this years tragedy on the Thames. During a three year spell, Sean (Rob Kazinsky) had affairs with half the women in Walford and picked fights with most of the gangsters. Portrayed Manda Best. An Alpha male who oozed charm and menace, Den spoiled his Princess Sharon and drove wife Angie to drink. He died on July 29, 2007 in Marbella, Spain. A big drinker who liked a flutter, Jim (John Bardon) was a racist who married Dot and ended up in care, dying of a heart attack off screen in 2015. Lindsey Coulson was born in June 1960 in Edmonton, London, England, UK. Best pal Dot helped her die in heartrending scenes in 2000. She enjoyed a long career in the theatre, television and the cinema. Born Margaret Baker in Plymouth, Devon, in 1946, Maggie Steed studied drama with the Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, graduating in the late 1960s. (IH). BARBARA WINDSOR Beloved Barbara Windsor was an EastEnders icon on the BBC soap. She has been married to Neil Madden since July 14, 2007. After Sharongate, alcoholism, drug addiction, a car crash, run-ins with gangsters and the Who Shot Phil? near-death experience, who can blame him. Duration : 2013-2020. Jake Wood is a popular British actor known for his roles in EastEnders and the Illusionist. Her weakness for Queen Vic landlords would later lead to another paternity secret when she became pregnant following a one night stand with Grant Mitchell. Chris Coghill was born in 1974 in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK. She is an actress, known for Beautiful Thing (1996), EastEnders (1985) and Bad Girls (1999). Portrayed Michael Moon. He has been married to Christie Goddard since July 21, 2007. Adrian Edmondson was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. They have one child. She has been married to Vikash Bhai since September 2, 2017. Who is the most popular EastEnders character? Steve McFadden was born on March 20, 1959 in Maida Vale, London, England, UK. She is an actress, known for North & South (2004), My Family (2000) and Waterloo Road (2006). Portrayed Masood Ahmed. Some deaths are minor characters or characters that haven't been seen but mentioned by regular characters in the program that may be linked, for example, Charlie Slater's wife Viv Slater was mentioned but not seen, and died off-screen in 1999. Linda Marlowe was born on July 26, 1940 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Fierce and uncompromising Carter family matriarch played by Linda Henry who showed her softer side in her friendships with Heather Trott and Jean Slater. Trusting and timid, Little Mo (Kacey Ainsworth) was a victim of wife-beater and psychopath Trevor. Patrick Stewart Patrick was a fire officer in 1967 (Credit: ITV/Shutterstock) Sir Patrick Stewart appeared in one episode of. Portrayed Edwin Caldecott. Maisie first appeared on the show on 1st April 2008. Just as Kat's grandmother, Mo, presides over the Slater family in EastEnders (1985), Jessie's Portrays Kat Slater/Moon. Mick was famously taught to swim by Ian Beale. He was previously married to Janette Legge. Portrayed Kate Morton/Mitchell. A top soap actor and singer will take to the stage for a two-night musical extravaganza later this month. Anna Karen was born on September 19, 1936 in Durban, South Africa. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), Doctor Who: Dimensions in Time (1993) and Kevin & Perry Go Large (2000). Portrayed Jonathan Hewitt. Portrays Jean Slater/Walters. He was famous for his natty shirts and ties. She died in her sleep after a jaunt to Leigh-on-Sea in 1988. You are also agreeing to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Portrayed Pauline Fowler. Steve John Shepherd was born in 1973 in Plaistow, London, England, UK. Adam Woodyatt. Legendary EastEnders actress and Carry On star Barbara Windsor was born Barbara Ann Deeks in Stepney, London, the daughter of Rose (Ellis), a dressmaker, and John Deeks, a costermonger. Gwen Taylor was born on February 19, 1939 in Derby, England, UK. The baby-faced killer in the electric guitar PJs shocked the world in 2015 when he admitted to offing his big sister Lucy, because she made everyone unhappy., Don't miss out on the biggest soaps gossip! She is an actress, known for Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) and EastEnders (1985). His most notable role to date is that of Peter Beale in the popular soap opera EastEnders, taking over the role from James Martin. Ashley McGuire is known for This Is Going to Hurt (2022), This Country (2017) and It's a Sin (2021). We use your sign-up to provide content in the ways you've consented to and improve our understanding of you. Duration : 19951999. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020) and Noughts + Crosses (2020). Tracy has just enjoyed a great run playing feisty Carole in Emmerdale and spent most of last year playing Linda, Annie and Sharon in The Full Monty (Sheffield Crucible/UK tour and Noel Coward Theatre, West End) and is most remembered for playing Trisha Armstrong in Coronation Street. During her 16 years in Walford, Stacey (Lacey Turner) has perhaps endured more misery and trauma than any other character in the soaps history. Lorraine Stanley was born on June 28, 1976 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK. Duration : 2009. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), EastEnders (1985) and This Life (1996). A true national treasure. During three separate stints in the soap, Sharon (Letitia Dean) has been involved in some of its most memorable storylines, from her explosive love triangle with Phil and Grant Mitchell right up to her recent scandalous affair with Phils employee Keanu, who was almost 30 years her junior. She is an actress, known for Fish Tank (2009), The Double (2013) and Avengement (2019). As we celebrate 35 years of EastEnders, which residents of Albert Square from past and present have made the Top 10 of the greatest characters of all time? East End gangster Johnny (Billy Murray) had a long running feud with the Mitchells and disposed of many a body. (IH). He told BBC Radio 1 that being brave and . Ian Beales long-suffering wife (Laurie Brett) played a pivotal - not to mention criminal - role in the Who Killed Lucy Beale? Portrayed Joe Wicks. She enjoyed a long career in the theatre, television and the cinema. Her commitment to blue eye shadow, leopard print, massive earrings and cigarettes was constant and her clashes with Peggy were legendary. Duration : 2014-2017. Duration : 20042012, 20142017. She drowned in a pool with sister Ronnie in 2017. Showed his softer side when caring for his autistic son, Ollie. Madeline Duggan has been acting from a very early age. June 25, 2022; 1 min read; advantages and disadvantages of stem and leaf plots; wane weather 15 closings and delays; most famous eastenders actors . Danny Dyer has opened up on how he threw himself into work as part of his 'grieving process' after leaving EastEnders.. 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One of the original cast members, Lofty (Tom Watt) left Walford in 1988 after being cruelly betrayed by Michelle Fowler. According to a 2018 study published in Applied Network Science, using a wide range of metricsincluding number of films, times appearing as top billing, and length of careerJackson is peerless in the field. She has been married to Michael Brandon since November 18, 1989. Sheila went to Dartford Grammar School, and then with a grant she went to RADA. She was previously married to Terry Duggan and Dick Smart. She started her acting career at a very young age. Anything less and his face turns red and his voice gets even growlier. Danny Dyer was born in the Custom House area of east London, England, on 24th July 1977. While there's no chance of Kush heading back to the Square, Davood told The Sun that he's still in touch with several of his former co-stars, including Lacey Turner . Adele Silva. Duration : 2006-2008. With his trademark trilby, twinkly eyes and taste for rum, Patrick (Rudolph Walker) has always been the go-to guy for a friend in need. Jenna Ortega who played the lead character of Wednesday Addams has become one of the most famous celebrities in 2023. 1) Pat Butcher 2) Dot Cotton 3) Peggy Mitchell 4) Pauline Fowler 5) Michelle Fowler 6) Kathy Beale 7) Angie Watts 8) Ethel Skinner 9) Lou Beale 10) Sharon Watts 1) Phil Mitchell 2) Ian Beale 3). Video Loading. Portrays Karen Taylor. Who is your favourite long-running EastEnders character? And recently, he starred in two Netflix movies, Leyla Everlasting and Stuck Apart. The troubled elder daughter of Max and Tanya. He is an actor and writer, known for EastEnders (1985), Flushed Away (2006) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008). Permed pub landlady Angie (Anita Dobson) spent three years in Walford battling alcoholism and her feckless husband Den. But will you agree? Since 2006, formidable Denise (Diane Parish) has survived everything from a bus crash and poverty, to giving up a child for adoption and endless doomed relationships. Duration : 20072008,20102011,20142015,20182022. The Christmas Day 2007 reveal of his affair with Stacey while married to Tanya was one of the soaps best doof doofs. But, in America, Wood is best known for his voice acting abilities and for portraying Martin the gecko for GEICO commercials. Duration : 2007-2019. All together now: GET OUTTA MY PUB! Pint-sized scrapper Peggy was proper East End, an old school landlady who could handle herself in most situations. Masood (Nitin Ganatra) torpedoed his marriage to Zainab and had flings with Jane, Carol, Carmel, Belinda and Kathy. Glynis Barber Actress | Point Break East End bad boy played by Hollywood star Craig Fairbrass. Queen of the withering put-down, stubborn Lou (Anna Wing) always spoke her mind. All hoop earrings and trawled-on makeup, the drama queen and Zoes muvva has been played by Jessie Wallace since 2000. At the end of 2022, Nish was released from prison after a 20-year stint behind bars for murdering a neighbour he thought Suki was having an affair with.