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Date of Birth 28 September 1939Trinidad, British West Indies [now Trinidad and Tobago]
Birth NameRudolph Malcolm Walker
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Rudolph Walker was born on September 28, 1939 in Trinidad, British West Indies as Rudolph Malcolm Walker. He is an actor, known for EastEnders (1985), Love Thy Neighbour (1972) and Teletubbies (1997). He has been married to Dounne Alexander since August 1998. He was previously married to Lorna Ross.

Spouse (2)

Dounne Alexander (August 1998 - present)
Lorna Ross (1968 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (8)

Passions include cricket and tennis.
He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to drama.
Father of Darren (b. 1971) and Sheona Walker (b. 1975).
As of 2015 he is the 5th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Sid Owen and Perry Fenwick), having played the character Patrick Trueman for 14 years (from 2001 onwards).
Ranked #76 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Patrick Trueman (2015).
Filmed his 1,000th episode of EastEnders (1985) on 7 December 2015.
Grandfather of Jack (b. March 1995) and Luke Walker (b. July 1999) via son Darren and his wife Tracy.
As of 2016 he is the 4th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, and a tied Sid Owen and Perry Fenwick), having played the character Patrick Trueman for 15 years (from 2001 onwards).

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