Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

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


It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period. 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. BBC bosses have left Kemp’s role open for a possible future return. Kemp has won various awards for his portrayal of Grant.

Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

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


He was in a film called Playing Away in 1986 in a minor role alongside Neil Morrissey. On-screen, Kemp, as Grant, was often at the centre of EastEnders’ plots, amongst them abusive marriages to Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean) and Tiffany Mitchell (Martine McCutcheon), and the “Sharongate” storyline, that saw Grant’s brother Phil Mitchell (Steve McFadden) conduct an affair with his wife. Kemp announced his departure from the show in April 1999, his last appearance being aired in October 1999 when his character moved to Brazil. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period. Kemp’s first role for ITV was in Hero of the Hour. During its filming, on 27 October 1999, Kemp required treatment in the hospital after being shot in the face when a stunt went wrong. Kemp appeared in the 4th episode of Series 14 of BBC’s motoring show Top Gear.

Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
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. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period. Kemp has won various awards for his portrayal of Grant. in September 2009, Steve McFadden (Phil) and Danniella Westbrook (Sam), Kemp’s onscreen siblings, also expressed their desire to have him back on the show. He also gained the role of “Cirra” in the 2004 TV film, Spartacus.

Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

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


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.

Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

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


Ross James Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is a BAFTA award-winning British actor, author and journalist, who rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera, EastEnders. 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. He was in a film called Playing Away in 1986 in a minor role alongside Neil Morrissey. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period.

Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

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His most famous role to date is that of hardman Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. 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. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period.

Ross Kemp It Was Costar Barbara Windsor Who Convinced Him To Go Back For

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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’. It was co-star Barbara Windsor who convinced him to go back for a brief period. During its filming, on 27 October 1999, Kemp required treatment in the hospital after being shot in the face when a stunt went wrong.