Ross Kemp ‘keen to reprise EastEnders role as Grant Mitchell’

The hard man could be making a comeback

Ross Kemp Grant Mitchell

by Owen Tonks |
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Grant Mitchell may be making an EastEnders comeback as actor Ross Kemp is reportedly keen to make a return to the soap.

Ross, who went on to make a number of documentaries following his departure from the BBC show in 1999, spent almost a decade playing his hard man character after joining in 1990.

Grant was popular with viewers as he appeared alongside brother Phil Mitchell, played by Steve McFadden, who is still a Walford resident.

Ross Kemp Grant Mitchell

Actor Ross made a return to Albert Square in 2016 for the on-screen death of his mother Peggy, played by Barbara Windsor.

However, he could not stay in the East End as he had to return to Portugal where he lives with his daughter Courtney, but he did discover he was also dad to a 20-year-old daughter with Michelle Fowler.

Ned Porteous

And fellow EastEnders actor Ned Porteous, who played Mark junior, has said he and Ross are both keen to make a return.

Ned told The Sun: “I might be coming back to EastEnders and Ross wants to return. With Danny Dyer on a break, the show needs a bad boy.”

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