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David Essex

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Birthday
23, 1947
Birthplace
London, England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
London, England

About

Pop singer-songwriter and actor who has scored seven top five U.K. singles, including "Hold Me Close" and "Gonna Make You a Star."

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He is known to soap opera fans for his role as Eddie Moon on EastEnders.

Family Life

He married Susan Hallam-Wright in 2010. He has three sons and a daughter.

Associated With

He starred in the 1974 music drama Stardust with Larry Hagman.