Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp


Ross James Belshaw Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is a BAFTA award-winning English actor, author and journalist, who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. He was in a film called Playing Away in 1986 in a minor role alongside Neil Morrissey. Kemp made his debut in February 1990. Kemp refused to rule out an eventual return to EastEnders, and various media reports over the next few years speculated that he would be returning to the series. in early 2005, the BBC confirmed that Kemp would be returning to EastEnders later that year after six years away. Kemp has not ruled out returning to the soap again, but he said a return would not be any time soon. During its filming, on 27 October 1999, Kemp required treatment in the hospital after being shot in the face when a stunt went wrong. although he was facing 2-5 months of recovery after the incident He also starred as the lead in ITV’s Christmas edition of A Christmas Carol.

Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp


Since 2006, Kemp has received international recognition as an investigative journalist for his critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary series Ross Kemp on Gangs. He was in a film called Playing Away in 1986 in a minor role alongside Neil Morrissey. Kemp made his debut in February 1990. Following his initial departure from EastEnders, Kemp moved from the BBC to ITV for a reported £1.2 million. Kemp’s first role for ITV was in Hero of the Hour.

Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp


Before becoming publicly known, Kemp made a TV commercial for Kellogg’s Fruit ‘n Fibre breakfast cereal. He was in a film called Playing Away in 1986 in a minor role alongside Neil Morrissey. Kemp made his debut in February 1990.

Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp


Kemp made his debut in February 1990. His first comeback lasted just a few weeks in 2005, but he returned for a period of three months in 2006, before departing once again in June that year. 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). Ross appeared in the 4th episode of Series 14 of BBC’s motoring show Top Gear. A famously hazardous scene was filmed in Compton when gangland junior Matt ‘Malicious’ Ward misfired his gun in a rival gang’s neighbourhood. The show has also been released on DVD.

Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

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His first credited television appearance was in 1986, playing Graham Lodsworth in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale Farm (now Emmerdale). 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. Kemp made his debut in February 1990.

Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

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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. Kemp made his debut in February 1990. Kemp joked that he originally auditioned to play the part of Wellard the dog. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period. in December 2008, Barbara Windsor, Kemp’s onscreen mother Peggy publicly called for Kemp to return to the role of Grant. Kemp has not ruled out returning to the soap again, but he said a return would not be any time soon.
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Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp


He was infamously thrown off set of Emmerdale after reportedly stubbing his toe on a prop and proceeding to violently attack the prop and claim that all props should be ‘burnt alive’. He was in a film called Playing Away in 1986 in a minor role alongside Neil Morrissey. Kemp made his debut in February 1990. Kemp announced his departure from the show in April 1999, his last appearance being aired in October 1999 when his character moved to Brazil. Kemp joked that he originally auditioned to play the part of Wellard the dog. in December 2008, Barbara Windsor, Kemp’s onscreen mother Peggy publicly called for Kemp to return to the role of Grant. The test ended with Clarkson driving the car off the quayside of Belfast Harbour, after which Clarkson joked that Kemp was killed. Gangs’.

Kemp Made His Debut In February 1990

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp


He was infamously thrown off set of Emmerdale after reportedly stubbing his toe on a prop and proceeding to violently attack the prop and claim that all props should be ‘burnt alive’. Kemp made his debut in February 1990. Kemp announced his departure from the show in April 1999, his last appearance being aired in October 1999 when his character moved to Brazil. His first comeback lasted just a few weeks in 2005, but he returned for a period of three months in 2006, before departing once again in June that year. in December 2008, Barbara Windsor, Kemp’s onscreen mother Peggy publicly called for Kemp to return to the role of Grant.