He then ironically made guest appearances in episodes of London’s Burning where he was seen throwing numerous props into the on-set fire, and Birds of a Feather. His most famous role to date is that of hardman Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period. He took the lead roles in the television series, Without Motive and in Defence in 2000, and in 2002’s Ultimate Force, where he took the role of Army Staff sergeant Henry Garvie from the British Special Air Service. in 2005, Kemp appeared in an episode of BBC’s Extras and in a two-part adaptation of the Gerald Seymour novel A Line in The Sand for ITV, and he has also presented, on The Friday Night Project and as a stand in host on The Paul O’Grady Show (2007; 2008). in early 2009, Ross Kemp on Gangs began airing in the United States on the Investigation Discovery channel under the title “Gang Nation.” The Pilot which was initially accepted by Sky was a home video of Ross Kemp and his own gang filming a music video for the then named Channel U On 21 January 2008, Sky broadcast the first episode of a five-part series Ross Kemp in Afghanistan, which entails Kemp following the 1st Battalion of the British Army’s Royal Anglian Regiment during their deployment to Afghanistan’s Helmand Province from March to August 2007.