Ross Kemp (born Ross James Kemp, 21st July 1964 in Ilford, Essex) appeared as Graham Lodsworth between December 1986 and February 1987. He is best known for his role as the mean, but heroic Grant Mitchell on the BBC soap EastEnders between regularly 1990 and 1999, with guest returns in 2005, 2006 and 2016, as well as Staff Sergeant Henry 'Henno' Garvie in ITV's Ultimate Force from 2002 to 2008. Additonally, he has had leading roles as DC Jack Mowbray in Without Motive between 2000 and 2001, Edward 'Eddie' Scrooge in ITV's 2000 adaptation A Christmas Carol, the honourable policeman Richie Liddie in Hero of the Hour, Harry Fielding in 2003's TV film The Crooked Man and A Line in the Sand. He has many on-screen minor roles like Birds of a Feather, The Manageress, The Chief, London's Burning, City Central, Extras and In Defence.
In 2006, Ross Kemp became a TV host with hard-edged recent investigations like Ross Kemp on Gangs, Ross Kemp in Afghanistan, Ross Kemp: In Search of Pirates, Ross Kemp: Extreme World and Ross Kemp: Back on the Frontline'.