Kemp Announced His Departure From The Show In April 1999 His Last

Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
Ross Kemp
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. 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 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. 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. 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.

In May 2007 Ross Kemp On Gangs Was Awarded A BAFTA Award

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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’. 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. in May 2007, Ross Kemp on Gangs was awarded a BAFTA award for factual programming. . The show returned in September 2008 for four more episodes, starting in the Los Angeles district of Compton.