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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 Christy and Maureen Neal. See full bio »

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That'll Be the Day Jim MacLaine
The Devil's Rejects Soundtrack
Stardust Jim MacLaine
Silver Dream Racer Nick Freeman


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 2020 Faded Glory (Short)
 2017 Grimaldi: The Funniest Man in the World (Short)
Charles Dickens
 2017 The Black Prince
Colonel Hurbon
 2014 Hoodies vs. Hooligans
Mickey Snr
 2013/I Traveller
 2011 Tribe
 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
 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
 1988 Cannon and Ball (TV Series)
 1985 Lyrics by Tim Rice (Video)
Che / Self (segment "Oh, What A Circus' / 'A Winter's Tale")
 1981 Rece do góry
 1980-1981 The Kenny Everett Video Cassette (TV Series)
Rock And Roller
- Episode #4.1 (1981) ... (uncredited)
- Episode #3.4 (1980) ... Rock And Roller (uncredited)
 1980 Silver Dream Racer
Nick Freeman
 1976 The Big Bus
Bus Passenger
 1975 The Christmas Messenger (TV Movie)
The Storyteller (voice)
 1974 Stardust
Jim MacLaine
 1974 London Bridge (TV Series)
 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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Album: "Happy Ever After". See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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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 »


Is a gypsy and is a past president of the Romany Union of Great Britain. See more »

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