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Overview (3)

Born in Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Birth NameJohn Clarkson Stewart
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

John Altman was born on March 2, 1952 in Reading, Berkshire, England as John Clarkson Stewart. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), My Lonely Me (2015) and An American Werewolf in London (1981). He was previously married to Bridget Pouhan.

Spouse (1)

Bridget Pouhan (February 1986 - 1997) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (12)

Grandson of Johnnie Schofield.
Became a father for the 1st time at age 34 when his [now ex] wife Bridget Altman gave birth to their daughter Rosanna Ivy Altman in September 1986.
Was in attendance at the funeral of his former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009).
Performed in the pantomime "Dick Whittington" at The Hexagon Venue in Reading (December 2008-January 2009).
Attended the Community College Whitstable.
Lived in Kent from an early age.
Ranked #44 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Nick Cotton (2010).
Ranked #45 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Nick Cotton (2015).
As of 2017 he is the 10th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (tied with Tony Caunter, Ricky Groves, Shane Richie, Nitin Ganatra and Himesh Patel, and behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Perry Fenwick, Sid Owen, Rudolph Walker, a tied Mike Reid and Todd Carty, John Bardon, a tied Bill Treacher, James Alexandrou, Derek Martin, Jake Wood and Jamie Borthwick, and a tied Ross Kemp, Dean Gaffney and Shaun Williamson), having played the character Nick Cotton intermittently for 9 years (initially from 1985 until 1991, briefly in 1993 and 1998, then from 2000 until 2001, 2008 until 2009 and 2014 until 2015).
Has one granddaughter Lily (b. 2014), via daughter Rosanna.
Son of Cecil Clifton Stewart (1923-1991) and Tina Florence Schofield (1920-2016).
Younger half-brother of Maxine Whittington (b. 1939).

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