Lee Ross (actor)

Lee Ross (actor)

Lee Ross (born 1971 in London) is an English actor known for roles in Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest, Press Gang, The Catherine Tate Show and as Owen Turner in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Lee Ross is also Lily Ross' uncle. Lily was born in Luton, and her father Billy, is Lee's brother.

Career

His first acting role was as Fat Sam in Mickey Dolenz' West End production of Bugsy Malone. He then went on to play Dodger in the TV series "Dodger, Bonzo and the Rest", which was a spin-off from the series "Dramarama". The series ran from 1985 till 1986. He next played Kenny Phillips in Press Gang from 1989 to 1991.

He also had lead roles in two films in 1990, playing Bryan in Amongst Barbarians and Phil in Sweet Nothing. He also had a small roles in the film Buddy's Song in 1990, playing Jason, and in 1999 film Rogue Trader, playing Danny. He had another lead role in the movie "Hard Men" playing the part of a gangster and in 1995 he played the part of Gumbo in the Film I.D.

In 1991 he played Justin Parrish, the son of Jim Broadbent's character, in Work!. In 1992 and 1993 he had roles in The Guilty, Between the Lines, Casualty, Westbeach, The Bill and The Upper Hand. He had many more roles in the late 1990s including Trial & Retribution and Jim Davidson's Boobs in the Wood.

He provided the voice for Hawkbit in all 3 tv series of Watership Down.

He has appeared on The Catherine Tate Show in many sketches, working alongside Catherine Tate and Niky Wardley. He has also had many guest roles in a variety of television shows, including Hustle, Jericho, M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team and Life on Mars.

He played Owen Turner in the soap opera in EastEnders and made his first appearance on 15 June 2006. He left the show in September that same year.

References

He also appeared in the new comedy-drama series "Mutual Friends".

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