Peter Dean



Real name: Peter Dean
Born: 2 May 1939, Hoxton, East London


  1. (div)
  2. Jean

Children: Leah (from 1st marriage)

Contact: c/o Howes and Prior

Played: Jeff Bateman (16 January - 23 April 1980) Credited simply as 'Fangio' in 16 January - 12 March appearances

A former East End market trader, he was encouraged by Prunella Scales to attend Mountview Theatre School.

TV credits include: Law and Order as Jack Lynn; Target; Shoestring; Minder; To Turn a Blind Eye; First Love; Shine On Harvey Moon; The Chinese Detective; The Zoo; Give Us A Break; One Man's Bent; Acceptable Levels; Big Deal; Woodentop [The Bill pilot] (Thames, 1983) as Sgt Wilding; The Bill (Thames, 1984) as Sgt Wilding; EastEnders (BBC1, 1983 - 1993) as Peter Beale.

Films include: Muder By Decree; Sweet William; The Great Rock and Roll Swindle; Sherlock Holmes; The Fiendish Plot of Dr Fu Manchu






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