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Danny Dyer (born 24.07.1977)
Danny Dyer is an English actor and chairman of the Greenwich Borough football team.

Childhood: Danny Dyer was born in Canning Town, East London. His parents are Antony and Christine Dyer. He landed his first acting role in 'Prime Suspect 3' in 1993 after being scouted by a talent agent at school.

Acting career: Danny Dyer has appeared in several TV roles including 'Cadfael', 'A Touch of Frost', 'Loved Up', 'Thief Takers' and 'Soldier Soldier' in his early years (not to mention a Coca-Cola advert) and the first series of 'Skins' and 'Hotel Babylon' later. He has even turned down a role on soap opera 'EastEnders'. He took his first film role in 'Human Traffic' in 1999 and has since appeared in Mel Smith's 2001 flick 'High Heels and Low Lifes' and has had lead roles in 2000's 'Borstal Boy', 2002's 'Mean Machine', and Nick Love's 'Goodbye Charlie Bright' in 2001, 'The Football Factory' in 2004, 'The Business' in 2005 and 'Outlaw' in 2007. He has also appeared in Christopher Smith's 'Severance' and gang movie 'Adulthood'. His later movie works include roles in 'City Rats' and '7 Lives' in 2008, 'Jack Said' in 2009 plus horror movie 'Doghouse' and vampire flick 'Dead Cert'. Most recently he has starred in the comedy 'Run For Your Wife'. He has also aired his own documentary series 'Danny Dyer's Deadliest Men' which began in 2008. His theatre works include Harold Pinter's 'Celebration' and 'No Man's Land' as well as 'The Homecoming' and he even played punk icon Sid Vicious in 'Kurt and Sid'.

Football: Danny Dyer is an avid West Ham United supporter. He became chairman of Kent League's Greenwich Borough in 2007 after Tamer Hassan, president of the Kent League football club, appointed him. He presented TV documentary series 'The Real Football Factories' and 'The Real Football Factories International' which saw him interviewing football fans and hooligans alike.

Personal life: Danny Dyer lives in Debden, Epping Forest, Essex with his partner Joanne Mas with whom he has two daughters named Dani and Sunnie.

Controversy: He had a stint as an agony uncle in Zoo Magazine in 2010 but raised eyebrows after telling one reader that he'd get over his break up with his girlfriend if he 'cut [his] ex's face, and then no one will want her...' He later claimed he was misquoted.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Danny Dyer at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards held at the BFI Southbank - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th May 2017

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Danny Dyer at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards held at the BFI Southbank - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th May 2017

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Danny Dyer at the Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards held at the BFI Southbank - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th May 2017

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'Eastenders' Bosses Deny Reports Of Danny Dyer's Bad Behaviour Towards Cast Mates


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‘Eastenders’ bosses have denied reports that Danny Dyer has been annoying his fellow cast mates with his ‘Lord of the Manor’ behaviour on set.

On Friday the BBC soap confirmed that Dyer had been granted leave from the show and he’s currently said to be on holiday in South Africa. Claims that he’s being written out of storylines or that he’ll be quitting the soap have also been denied.

Danny DyerDanny Dyer is currently on a break from ‘Eastenders’

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Danny Dyer Forced To Take A Break From 'EastEnders' Over Drinking Concerns


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Danny Dyer has reportedly been forced to take a break for a “number of weeks” from the set of ‘Eastenders’, after producers told him he needed to “sort his life out” following a reputed string of drunken benders.

Sources told The Sun on Thursday (February 16th) that the 39 year old actor, who plays The Queen Vic’s landlord Mick Carter, had sparked concern among the BBC soap’s producers when he fell off the wagon at last month’s National Television Awards, in his battle to quit drinking.

Danny DyerDanny Dyer pictured in May 2016

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Lacey Turner in the winners room at the 2017 National Television Awards held at the O2 - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th January 2017

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Danny Dyer Finds Out He's Related To Two Kings Of England And Thomas Cromwell


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TV hardman Danny Dyer has found out he is a descendant of both William the Conqueror and Edward III, two prominent Kings of England.

The actor’s royal blood was discovered when he filmed an episode of BBC series 'Who Do You Think You Are?’.

But it was when he found out his family connection to another historical figure, controversial politician Thomas Cromwell, that the ‘EastEnders’’ actor became emotional.

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Danny Dyer - Danny Dyer outside ITV Studios - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 15th March 2016

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Danny Dyer Leaves 'Good Morning Britain' Viewers In Stitches With Wedding Question Responses


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Cockney cheeky chap Danny Dyer was on great form during a daytime TV appearance today, as he left viewers in stitches with his hilarious responses to Susanna Reid’s questions during an interview on ‘Good Morning Britain’.

Trying to prise some details out of Dyer about his upcoming wedding to his long-term partner Joanne Mas, the presenter asked him whether his current ‘Eastenders’ storyline, in which his character Mick Carter is getting married to Linda (Kellie Bright), had got him thinking about his own impending marriage.

Danny DyerDanny Dyer leaving the ITV studios after his 'Good Morning Britain' interview

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Rough And Ready: Danny Dyer Plus 10 More Unlikely Future James Bonds


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After a rather lukewarm critical reception in comparison to its predecessor, 'Spectre' has left us feeling that the whole James Bond franchise could do with shaking up a bit. And what better way to do that than getting Danny Dyer on board? (Don't answer that.)

Danny DyerDanny Dyer wants to inject some working class charisma into the role

The 'Eastenders' star is willing after all, revealing to The Sun that he's seriously considering applying for the role when Daniel Craig leaves. 'I'd love to do the Bond. Bring something different to the Bond, you know what I mean?' He said. 'Bit of charisma. A working class Bond.'

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Danny Dyer Reveals He Was Almost Broke Before 'EastEnders' Role


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He was one of the most ubiquitous faces of British film and television during the mid-noughties, but Danny Dyer has revealed the “desperate” financial situation he was in before the BBC offered him a part on ‘Eastenders’ in 2013.

The 38 year old actor, who plays the pub landlord Mick Carter on the long-running soap, appeared on ‘The Jonathan Ross Show’ this week and revealed that he was on the verge of financial meltdown when he was offered the part.

Danny DyerDanny Dyer with fellow 'EastEnders' stars Maddy Hill (l) and Kellie Bright (r)

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Danny Dyer Becomes Station Announcer At Bromley-By-Bow Tube Station


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Commuters using the Bromley-By-Bow tube station this morning may have heard a familiar voice over the Tannoy. Eastenders star Danny Dyer paid the station a visit to remind travellers to be mindful of the gaps and to use valid tickets for their complete journeys.

EastendersDanny Dyer [centre] is a regular user of the fictional Walford East train station in Eastenders

"I can't tell you how much I loved sitting in the Bromley-By-Bow control room with them lovely ladies in their blue coats who work tirelessly," he said.

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Danny Dyer Auditioned For 'Game Of Thrones'. Three Times.


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It may be a vehicle for a great deal of British acting talent, but ‘Game of Thrones’ is apparently unwilling to accommodate Danny Dyer. The ‘Eastenders’ star has apparently auditioned for the HBO smash series on three separate occasions, only to be rejected.

Dyer revealed during a recording of ITV’s ‘Jonathan Ross Show’ “I’ve been up for it three times, I got three knockbacks”. Dame Diana Rigg, another guest on Ross’ show and who plays Lady Olenna Tyrell in ‘Game of Thrones’, said “I’ll put in a word for you as long as you lose the cockney accent.”

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Danny Dyer, pictured with 'Eastenders' co-star Kellie Bright, auditioned for 'Game of Thrones' three times

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Eastenders' Linda Henry, 51, Charged With Racially Aggravated Harassment


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The actress Linda Henry who plays Shirley Carter on BBC soap Eastenders is facing trial charged with racially aggravated harassment. Henry, 51, denies hurling racial abuse at a someone during a row outside Jamie Oliver's restaurant in Greenwich, south London, in September.

Linda HenryLinda Henry [second from right] is a key member of the Carter family on Eastenders

Henry, who appears on what is officially the most ethnically diverse soap on television, said she was "horrified" by the allegations and is prepared to fight to clear her name.

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Danny Dyer Tries To Give Mary Berry "Full-On" Kiss. Awkwardness Ensues


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Well, it was an eventful TV Choice Awards on Monday night (September 8, 2014) and not just because Danny Dyer was given an award for acting. It was after he was announced as Best Soap Actor that things started to get...weird.

Danny DyerDanny Dyer [center] won Best Soap Actor

First of all, Dyer took to the stage to collect his prize and seemed confused over whether the award he was handed by comedian and host David Mitchell was for him or not.

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Danny Dyer

Date of birth

24th July, 1977

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.83


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