Starred in the London West End as Oscar Wilde
in a musical version of his life story. It closed after just one night.
Did You Know?
I started out as a pop star, that's all I wanted to be - then I realised I was never going to be a Beatle so I went into acting.
His father Staff Sergeant 'Jack' Dempsey, won the Military Medal serving with 178 Medium Battery, Royal Artillery, after the Allied landings at Anzio in January 1944. He died, aged 93, on Armistice Day 2009 at the Royal Hospital Chelsea where he had lived as one of the "Chelsea Pensioners" since 2007.