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Martin Kemp in the role of Steve Owen, EastEnders
Martin Kemp in the role of Steve Owen, EastEnders

Martin Kemp (born 10 October 1961), brother of Gary Kemp, is a British actor and former pop musician. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (447x640, 49 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (447x640, 49 KB) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Steve Owen is a fictional character in the British soap opera EastEnders. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gary Kemp (born 16 October 1959) is a British pop artist who was the leader and chief songwriter for the 1980s New Romantic band Spandau Ballet. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Depending on context, pop music is either an abbreviation of popular music or, more recently, a term for a sub-genre of it. ...


He was born in Islington, London. In the 1980s he and his brother Gary Kemp had a great deal of success in the New Romantic band Spandau Ballet. Islington Town Hall. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ... New Romantic was a New Wave music subgenre and fashion movement that occurred primarily in the United Kingdom during the early 1980s. ... Spandau Ballet was a popular British band in the 1980s. ...


He and his brother Gary branched out into acting in 1990, both of them appearing in the British film "The Krays" in which they played the notorious gangster twins, Ronald and Reginald Kray. Their performances received a great deal of critical acclaim. This article is about the year. ... The Krays was a 1990 movie based on the lives and crimes of the British gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray, twins who are often referred to as The Krays. ... The Kray Twins, Ronnie (on the left) and Reg Ronald Kray (24 October 1933 – 17 March 1995) and Reginald Kray (24 October 1933 – 1 October 2000) were twin brothers, and the foremost organised crime leaders in North and East London in the 1960s. ...


Since "The Krays", Martin Kemp has been in the public eye more than his brother. Martin became popular for his role as villain Steve Owen in the BBC's top soap opera, EastEnders between 1998 and 2002. By the time he left the series, he was one of the best-known faces on British television. He has gone on to star in dramas such as The Brides in the Bath in which he played murderer, George Smith. Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the national public service broadcaster of the United Kingdom (see British television). ... The first TIME cover devoted to soap operas: Dated January 12, 1976, Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes of Days of Our Lives are featured with the headline Soap Operas: Sex and suffering in the afternoon. A soap opera is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction, usually broadcast on television... EastEnders is a popular BBC television soap opera which was first broadcast on 19 February 1985. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The name George Smith refers to a number of people: George Smith, former valet and footman to Charles, Prince of Wales George Smith, Victorian Assyriologist George Smith, founder of the Glenlivet Distillery in Ballindalloch, Scotland George Smith southeast London architect George Smith, Republican representative for Pennsylvania (1809-1812) George Smith...


Martin Kemp has been married to Shirlie Holliman since 1988. Holliman is a former back up singer of the group Wham! and one-half of the 1980s pop duo Pepsi and Shirlie. The couple have a son and daughter together. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wham! was a pop duo which was formed by George Michael and his best friend Andrew Ridgeley in the early 1980s. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... Pepsi & Shirlie were a British pop duo who released two albums, All Right Now, in 1987 and Changes in 1991. ...


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Martin Kemp in the role of Steve Owen, EastEnders
Martin Kemp (born 10 October 1961), brother of Gary Kemp, is a British actor and former pop musician.
Martin became popular for his role as villain Steve Owen in the BBC's top soap opera, EastEnders between 1998 and 2002.
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