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Jake Dylan Wood (born 12 July 1972) is a British actor, best known in his native United Kingdom for playing Max Branning in long-running BBC soap opera EastEnders and in the United States as the voice of the GEICO gecko. He is also well known as Kill Crazy in the eighth series of the sitcom Red Dwarf. Wood was born in Westminster, London, England ... See full bio »
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Known For

EastEnders
EastEnders Max Branning / Max / Jackson
(1990-2017)
The Illusionist
(2006)
Flesh+Blood
Flesh+Blood Little John
(1985)
Vera Drake
Vera Drake Ruffian
(2004)

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 2016 Access to Work (Short)
Daniel Tilley
 2012 Bedside Manner (Short)
 2006 The Gil Mayo Mysteries (TV Series)
Dermot Voss
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Dermot Voss
 2006 The Illusionist
Jurka
 2005 The Golden Hour (TV Series)
PC Alex Ryan
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... PC Alex Ryan
 2005 Uncle Adolf (TV Movie)
Emil Maurice
 2004 The Aryan Couple
Dressler
 2004 Vera Drake
Ruffian
 2003 The Crooked Man (TV Movie)
George
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Karl Kruger
- Cornershop (2003) ... Karl Kruger
 2003 Grease Monkeys (TV Series)
Happy
- Happy Days (2003) ... Happy
- Hey Fever (2003) ... Happy
- Girl Crazy (2003) ... Happy
- Heart of the Matter (2003) ... Happy
 2003 Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie (TV Movie)
Jimmy Dobbs
 2002 Lenny Blue (TV Movie)
DS Pete Ainsworth
 2002 Tough Love (TV Movie)
Pete Ainsworth
 2002 Sunday (TV Movie)
Checkpoint soldier
 2001 In Deep (TV Series)
Rio
- Romeo Trap: Part 2 (2001) ... Rio
- Romeo Trap: Part 1 (2001) ... Rio
 2001 Watchmen (Short)
Tony
 2000 The Wilsons (TV Series)
Dougie / Dougie Wilson
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... Dougie
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Dougie
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... Dougie
- Episode #1.3 (2000) ... Dougie
- Episode #1.2 (2000) ... Dougie
 1999 Truth or Dare (Short)
James
 1999 Tube Tales
James (segment "Grasshopper")
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Derek
- Elvis, Jesus and Zack (1999) ... Derek
 1999 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Kill Crazy
- Pete: Part 2 (1999) ... Kill Crazy
- Pete: Part 1 (1999) ... Kill Crazy (uncredited)
- Krytie TV (1999) ... Kill Crazy
- Cassandra (1999) ... Kill Crazy
 1998 Dad Savage
Sav
 1997 Trial & Retribution (TV Series)
P.C. Barridge / PC Barridge
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... P.C. Barridge
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... PC Barridge
 1997 Holding On (TV Mini-Series)
Yob at Party
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Yob at Party
 1997 Gobble (TV Movie)
Androcles, animal rights leader
 1988-1996 The Bill (TV Series)
Adam Cross / Tony Todd / Wayne Thomas / ...
- Party Animals (1996) ... Adam Cross
- Returning the Call (1994) ... Tony Todd
- Brothers (1993)
- Targets (1991) ... Wayne Thomas
- Stealing Cars and Nursery Rhymes (1988) ... Youth in Car (uncredited)
 1991-1996 Casualty (TV Series)
Toby Grant / Rhys Proctor / Danny
- Chain Reactions (1996) ... Toby Grant
- Negative Equity (1994) ... Rhys Proctor
- Beggars Can't Be Choosers (1991) ... Danny
 1996 Crimetime
Assistant director
 1996 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Pte. Kemp
- Unknown Soldiers (1996) ... Pte. Kemp
 1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven (TV Movie)
Mick
 1995 The Thin Blue Line (TV Series)
Carol Singer
- Yuletide Spirit (1995) ... Carol Singer
 1995 It Could Be You (TV Movie)
Policeman
 1995 Bramwell (TV Mini-Series)
Policeman
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Policeman
 1995 The Governor (TV Series)
Colin Foster
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Colin Foster
 1994 Screen One (TV Series)
LCpl. Stagg
- A Breed of Heroes (1994) ... LCpl. Stagg
 1993 Nightingales (TV Series)
The Burglar
- Crime and Punishment (1993) ... The Burglar
 1992 Sean's Show (TV Series)
Burglar
- Disappointed from Dublin (1992) ... Burglar
 1992 Archer's Goon (TV Series)
Ginger
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... Ginger
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... Ginger
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... Ginger
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... Ginger
 1991 Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (TV Movie)
Bert
 1990-1991 Press Gang (TV Series)
Jack / Boy at Party
- Killer on the Line (1991) ... Jack
- The Rest of My Life (1990) ... Boy at Party
 1990 Tygo Road (TV Series)
Policeman
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... Policeman
 1990 Screen Two (TV Series)
Sailor
- Children Crossing (1990) ... Sailor
 1990 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series)
1st Yob
- The Valley of Fear (1990) ... 1st Yob
 1990 Inspector Morse (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Driven to Distraction (1990) ... Jimmy
 1989 Skulduggery (TV Movie)
Hank
 1989 London's Burning (TV Series)
Bateman
- Episode #2.2 (1989) ... Bateman
- Episode #2.1 (1989) ... Bateman
 1989 Somewhere to Run (TV Movie)
Liam
 1987 A Perfect Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Sunday School Boy
 1987 Scoop (TV Movie)
London - Paper Boy
 1987 A Little Princess (TV Mini-Series)
Delivery Boy
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Delivery Boy
 1986 Dramarama (TV Series)
Footballer
- Frankie's Hat (1986) ... Footballer
 1985 Flesh+Blood
Little John
 1984 The Gentle Touch (TV Series)
Duncan
- Appearances Can Be Deceptive (1984) ... Duncan (as James Wood)
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Alternate Names:

James Wood

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Is one of 20 EastEnders (1985) actors to compete on Strictly Come Dancing (2004). The others, in chronological order, are Christopher Parker (Spencer Moon), 'Jill Halfpenny (Kate Mitchell), 'Patsy Palmer' (Bianca Jackson), Louisa Lytton (Ruby Allen), Letitia Dean (Sharon Rickman), Matt Di Angelo (Dean Wicks), Phil Daniels (Kevin Wicks), Gillian Taylforth (Kathy Mitchell), Jessie Wallace (Kat Moon... See more »

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