Gary Lucy

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Gary Lucy
Born (1981-11-27) 27 November 1981 (age 32)
Chigwell, Essex, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1996-present

Gary Edward Lucy (born 27 November 1981, Chigwell, Essex) is an English actor, best known for his roles as DC Will Fletcher on the ITV police drama The Bill, Kyle Pascoe on Footballers' Wives, Luke Morgan on the Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks and Danny Pennant on the BBC One soap opera EastEnders.


Lucy appeared in shows, Grange Hill and Dream Team before getting the role that brought him to public attention, Luke Morgan in Hollyoaks.[citation needed] Lucy undertook a male rape storyline, for which he won the Best Newcomer Award at the 2000 British Soap Awards.[citation needed] Lucy then went on to do three series of the ITV drama Footballers' Wives where he played Kyle Pascoe, a football player for fictional club Earl's Park. In 2004 Lucy starred as Michael Sands alongside Ray Winstone in the ITV drama She's Gone. From 2005-10, he portrayed DS Will Fletcher in ITV's The Bill, and appeared in Sky1's The Match. In 2009 he took part in the one-off ITV drama, Whatever It Takes. The same year he resigned from The Bill to "explore other projects".[1] He took part as a contestant in the fifth series of ITV's Dancing on Ice, paired with series regular Maria Fillipov. On 28 March 2010, Lucy made the finale finishing as runner-up. He appeared as Ben Lloyd on BBC One's Missing, which aired on 29 November 2010.[citation needed]

Lucy made his first screen appearance on 27 September 2012, as Danny Pennant in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.[2] On the 6th March 2013 it was announced that Gary would be returning to EastEnders as a permanent cast member.[3]

In September 2014, Lucy will begin playing the role of Gaz in the touring production of The Full Monty.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Lucy attended Trinity Catholic High School in Woodford Green. In September 2006 he crashed his Honda CBR600RR outside Elstree Studios and badly bruised himself, delaying the filming schedule on The Bill.[5] He has his own company, Gary Lucy Real Estate.[6] also more recently Driving Lessons Finder, an internet based directory of driving schools and driving instructors.[citation needed] He manages several online E-shops for his parents and several smaller online niche stores.[citation needed] He has two children, India Jasmine Lucy (born 2005) and Elvis Lucy (born 2011) with partner Natasha Gray.


Year 2014 Title Casulty Role TBC Notes
2012, 2013–14 EastEnders Danny Pennant Guest contract/ Regular from June 2013
2010 Missing Ben Lloyd one episode
2010 Dancing on Ice Contestant Participating
2009 Whatever It Takes Matthew Sands ITV one-off drama
2005–2010 The Bill Will Fletcher 144 episodes
2004 She's Gone Michael Sands ITV one-off drama
2002–2004 Footballers' Wives Kyle Pascoe 25 episodes
1999–2002 Hollyoaks Luke Morgan Over 200 episodes
2001 Hollyoaks: Indecent Behaviour Luke Morgan Late night special, DVD release
2000 Hollyoaks: Breaking Boundaries Luke Morgan Late night special, DVD release
2000 The Ghost Hunter Wally Crabbe BBC children's drama
1997–1998 Dream Team Gary Pascoe Sky television teries
1996 Grange Hill Television series


  1. ^ Green, Kris (28 July 2009). "Gary Lucy quits 'The Bill' - The Bill News - Soaps - Digital Spy". Digital Spy. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (3 August 2012). "'EastEnders': Gary Lucy signs up for guest part Danny Pennant - EastEnders News - Soaps - Digital Spy". Digital Spy. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (6 March 2013). "'EastEnders': Gary Lucy returning as show regular - EastEnders News - Soaps - Digital Spy". Digital Spy. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Casting Announced for U.K. Tour of Simon Beaufoy's Play Version of The Full Monty". Playbill. 9 May 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Bonnici, Tony (17 May 2007). "TV hunk in motorbike crash". The Sun (London). 
  6. ^ "Gary Lucy Real Estate, Majorca". Retrieved 2007-05-22. 

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