Gary Beadle

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Gary Beadle
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Gary Beadle in 2005.
Born Gary Beadle
c. 1965 (age 49–50)
London, United Kingdom
Occupation Actor
Years active 1980-present
Parent(s) Monica Beadle
Relatives Rikki Beadle-Blair

Gary Beadle (born 1965) is a British actor, best known for playing Paul Trueman in EastEnders and Gary Barwick in Operation Good Guys.

Beadle has also appeared in The Young Ones (BBC 1984); the 1986 film Absolute Beginners; Jerusalem, the 1987 short film starring the Style Council pop group; Making Out in 1989-91 as Simon; the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, where he played the gay lover of Eddie's (Jennifer Saunders) ex-husband; the TV series Born To Run in 1997; the ITV police drama The Bill; BBC medical dramas Casualty (2001), Holby City (2005) and Doctors (2006). He also had a role in the Jean-Claude Van Damme film Til Death, released in 2007. In 2004 he presented the UMA Awards with singer, ex-EastEnder Michelle Gayle.

In 2007, he appeared in BBC Three comedy Thieves Like Us. His brother is actor, writer and performer Rikki Beadle-Blair. In 2008 he appeared in The Sarah Jane Adventures series 2 as Clyde Langer's father, Paul.[1] In 2010 he appeared in the Royal Court Theatre's Sucker Punch by Roy Williams. In 2012 he appeared in Hustle as a police officer.[2] In 2014 he played Docker in BBC One drama The Interceptor.[3]


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