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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 1973Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, UK
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jimi Mistry was born in 1973 in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Blood Diamond (2006), Coronation Street (1960) and RocknRolla (2008). He has been married to Flavia Cacace since December 28, 2013. He was previously married to Meg Leonard.

Spouse (2)

Flavia Cacace (28 December 2013 - present)
Meg Leonard (2001 - 15 March 2010) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Appeared in the stage version of East Is East (1999).
Became a father for the 1st time at age 28 when his [now ex] wife Meg Leonard gave birth to their daughter Elin Leonard Mistry on 13 May 2001.
His father is Indian and his mother is Irish. He was brought up as a strict Catholic.
Trained at the Birmingham School of Speech & Drama, the same school where Nicol Williamson studied.
Competed on the 8th series of Strictly Come Dancing (2004), partnered with Flavia Cacace, finishing 10th out of 14 celebrities.
Is one of 20 EastEnders (1985) actors to compete on Strictly Come Dancing (2004). The others, in chronological order, are Jill Halfpenny (Kate Mitchell), Christopher Parker (Spencer Moon), Patsy Palmer (Bianca Jackson), Louisa Lytton (Ruby Allen), Letitia Dean (Sharon Rickman), Matt Di Angelo (Deano Wicks), Phil Daniels (Kevin Wicks), Gillian Taylforth (Kathy Mitchell), Jessie Wallace (Kat Moon), Zöe Lucker (Vanessa Gold), Ricky Groves (Garry Hobbs), Natalie Cassidy (Sonia Fowler), Scott Maslen (Jack Branning), Kara Tointon (Dawn Swann), Anita Dobson (Angie Watts), Sid Owen (Ricky Butcher), Jake Wood (Max Branning), Kellie Bright (Linda Carter) and Tameka Empson (Kim Fox-Hubbard).
Married his fiancée of 11 months Flavia Cacace in December 2013, having begun a relationship in October 2010 after meeting on Strictly Come Dancing (2004).

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