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23 April 1968
|Spouse(s)||Hannah Waterman (m. 2006) (Separated)|
Richard "Ricky" Groves (born 23 April 1968) is an English actor best known for playing Garry Hobbs in EastEnders from 2000–09. Before his role in EastEnders he appeared in the series Burnside, a spin-off from The Bill. He trained at The Poor School in London.
Other TV work
Groves appeared on BBC's School's Out on 28 July 2007, and won £1600 for his school.
He and his family appeared on the sixth series of All Star Family Fortunes. On 18 February 2010 Groves appeared on The Weakest Link Eastenders Special. He was the second contestant voted off.
Also Portrayed in one episode of Holby City 12 July 2011.
He participated in the 2011 series of Celebrity MasterChef.
Groves became engaged in 2005 to girlfriend and EastEnders co-star Hannah Waterman who played Laura Beale. The pair married in a ceremony on 2 September 2006, in a country church on Dartmoor. In January 2010, it was announced that Groves and Waterman, were to separate after 3½ years of marriage.
He is a keen supporter of Leyton Orient
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