Alex Ferns

Alex Ferns

Alex Ferns (born 13 October 1968 in Lennoxtown, Scotland) is a Scottish actor, best known for his EastEnders role as Trevor Morgan, "Britain's most-hated soap villain."

Alex made an appearance in The Ghost and the Darkness (1996) before various TV roles, including EastEnders from 2000 to 2002. He cites a scene where, as Morgan, he had to push Little Mo's face into a Christmas dinner as his most stressful filming experience.

In 2003, Ferns played Career Officer Gordon in the highly-acclaimed trilingual film Joyeux Noël (in English Merry Christmas), which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars, Golden Globe Awards and the BAFTAs

In 2004 he played Commander Martin Brooke, the lead role, in the short-lived ITV series Making Waves.

His theatrical work includes the role of the "tapeworm" (a hallucination) in I.D., a play about Dimitri Tsafendas and his assassination of South African Prime Minister Hendrik Verwoerd, and the 2008 national tour of Agatha Christie's murder mystery And Then There Were None.

Personal life

Born in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, he lived in South Africa for 17 years and studied drama at the University of Cape Town.

Ferns has been married to South African born actress Jennifer Woodburne since 1996. They currently live in London with their son Cameron, who was born in 2002.

Ferns is a buddhist.

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