Participated in the 10th series of Strictly Come Dancing (2004) in 2012, partnered with professional dancer Ola Jordan, finishing 12th out of 14 celebrities.
Godfather of Angelo Konecki (b. 2012), son of Adele and her partner Simon Konecki.
Ranked #24 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Ricky Butcher (2010).
Ranked #27 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Ricky Butcher (2015).
As of 2018 he is the 4th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden and Perry Fenwick), having played the character Ricky Butcher intermittently for 18 years (initially from 1988 to 2000, then 2002 to 2004 and then again from 2008 until 2012).