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David Essex was born on July 23, 1947 in Plaistow, London, England as David Albert Cook. He is an Singer, Performer and actor, for The Devil's Rejects (2005), That'll Be the Day (1973) and Stardust (1974). He has been married to Susan Hallam-Wright since September 20, 2010. He was previously married to Carlotta Chrccisty and Maureen Neal. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

Known For

That'll Be the Day
That'll Be the Day Jim MacLaine
(1973)
Stardust
Stardust Jim MacLaine
(1974)
Hi-Riders
Hi-Riders Soundtrack
(1978)

Filmography

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 2017 The Funniest Man in the World (Short)
Charles Dickens
 2017 The Black Prince
Colonel Hurbon
 2014 The Guvnors
Mickey Snr
 2013/I Traveller
Blackberry
 2011 EastEnders (TV Series)
Eddie Moon / Eddie
- Episode dated 6 October 2011 (2011) ... Eddie Moon
- Episode dated 4 October 2011 (2011) ... Eddie Moon
- Episode dated 3 October 2011 (2011) ... Eddie Moon
- Episode dated 30 September 2011 (2011) ... Eddie Moon
- Episode dated 29 September 2011 (2011) ... Eddie Moon
 2011 Tribe
Blackberry
 2000 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Johnny Lee
- The Traveller (2000) ... Johnny Lee
 1991 Journey of Honor
Don Pedro
 1988 The River (TV Series)
Davey Jackson
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... Davey Jackson
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Davey Jackson
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Davey Jackson
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Davey Jackson
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Davey Jackson
 1985 Lyrics by Tim Rice (Video)
Che / Himself (segment "Oh, What A Circus' / 'A Winter's Tale")
 1981 Rece do góry
 1981 The Kenny Everett Video Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #4.1 (1981) ... Various Characters (uncredited)
 1980 Silver Dream Racer
Nick Freeman
 1977 David Essex (TV Series)
Host
- Episode dated 4 October 1977 (1977) ... Host
 1976 The Big Bus
Bus Passenger
 1975 The Christmas Messenger (TV Short)
The Storyteller (voice)
 1975 Twiggy (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1975)
 1974 Stardust
Jim MacLaine
 1974 London Bridge (TV Series)
 1973 Sez Les (TV Series)
Special Guest
- That's Christmas Sez Les! (1973) ... Special Guest
 1973 That'll Be the Day
Jim MacLaine
 1972 All Coppers Are...
Ronnie Briggs
 1971 Carry on Henry VIII
Man At Speaker's Corner (scenes deleted)
 1971/I In the Devil's Garden
Man in Chemist Shop
 1967 Smashing Time
Beatnik (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

(10/93) Stage: Appeared in a Peter Hall Company production of Oliver Goldsmith's play "She Stoops to Conquer", at the Queen's Theatre in London, England. Donald Sinden, Miriam Margolyes, Emily Morgan, Tom Beard and Leon Sinden were in the cast. Peter Hall was the director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

A very warm and honest person and a performer of great depth, not really an introvert but where would we be without Gary Glitter, our leader? See more »

Trivia:

Performed in musical versions of "Mutiny on the Bounty" and "She Stoops to Conquer." See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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