Gary Webster

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For the former general manager of the Toronto Transit Commission, see Gary Webster (engineer).
Gary Webster
Born (1964-02-03) 3 February 1964 (age 53)
Whitechapel, London, England
Occupation actor
Years active 1987-present
Spouse(s) Wendy Turner Webster

Gary Webster (born 3 February 1964 in Whitechapel, east London, England) is an English actor.

Webster's first major TV role was in EastEnders playing Graham Clark from 1987 until 1988. He later became better known for playing Ray Daley in the television series Minder, replacing Dennis Waterman as George Cole's on-screen sparring partner in the series. Webster joined the series in 1991 and remained until its conclusion in 1994.

Subsequent to this Webster took roles in soap operas. He made a brief appearance in Hollyoaks as Dion in 2001, and in Crossroads as Richard Mason the same year. He was later a regular in serial Family Affairs, playing Gary Costello from 2003 until the series ended at the end of 2005. He played tough drugs baron, Paul Haskew in ITV drama series The Bill. In 2016, he returned to EastEnders, this time playing Neville Peacock in four episodes.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Wendy Turner, sister of Anthea Turner, whom he married in 2000[2]

He was interviewed on BBC Breakfast on 27 May 2008 about his forthcoming book, Debt Rescue: How to Get Through a Year of Financial Ruin...and Survive! The book follows Webster’s debt problems, which began in his first series of Minder and included repossession of his property.[2]

In autumn 2011 he suffered a "significant heart attack".[3] He underwent heart surgery.


  1. ^ "Gary Webster to play Neville Peacock". BBC Online. 2 May 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Minding your Money". BBC. 27 May 2008. 
  3. ^ "Minder star's heart attack shock". Belfast Telegraph. 3 October 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 

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