Pop singer-songwriter and actor who has scored seven top five U.K. singles, including "Hold Me Close" and "Gonna Make You a Star."
He had a brief soccer career with West Ham United's youth team and was a drummer for a local band before hitting it big.
He is known to soap opera fans for his role as Eddie Moon on EastEnders.
He married Susan Hallam-Wright in 2010. He has three sons and a daughter.
He starred in the 1974 music drama Stardust with Larry Hagman.