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Check Out The Life of EastEnders Start Jake Wood

Sep 9 2019 By Sriya

EastEnders is one of the most heard name these days.

You guys may have heard about the character Max Branning in long-running BBC soap opera EastEnders.

The man playing the character is non other than versatile actor Jake Dylan Wood.

Jake Wood came into millions of eyes after he played this character.

You may also have heard about the TV series The Gentle Touch.

Jake proved himself as one of the brilliant actor through this character as an supporting actor.

You may know little about his professional life but have you researched about his personal life yet?

Here, in this article, we bring you everything you need to know about Jake Wood from his childhood to career.

 

Early Life

 

 

Jake Wood was conceived on July 12, 1972 making his age 46 years and is the only child in the family.

He was born in Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom. Arsenal fan Jake has the height of 5 feet 10 Inch.

He got training as an actor at Anna Scher Drama School in North London.

Versatile actor Jake Wood belongs to white ethnicity and holds a British nationality.

 

Education and Career

 

 

A man with a great charisma and mediate height, Jake has been able to been in the public eyes through his character in East Enders.

Jake Wood had keen interest in acting and he used to participate in various plays at a very young age.

Also, Jake got training as actor at Anna Scher Drama School in North London. As a child Jake attended a drama club in Islington for ten years before starting his career.

Jake Wood started his acting career when he was twelve years old in the television series The Gentle Touch.

At the age of thirteen Jake entered into film industry through 1985s’ drama movie Flesh and Blood as a supporting role.

After that he has appeared in several television series like May to December, Minder, Only Fools, Murder in Mind, One Foot in the Grave and many more.

In 1989 probably at the age of seventeen, Wood started Yellow Pages TV Advert entitled ‘Party Party’.

Jake also portrayed in the 12th series of ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ with his partner Janette Manrara.

From his role in EastEnders Jakes professional life went two time in speed than before.

 

Personal Life


 

Moving towards his personal life, the actor who has won millions of heart has someone who won his heart.

Jake Wood married his girlfriend Alison Murray at a very young age and has conceived two children Amber and Buster Wood.

Actor Jake, his wife and children are very happy together and there is no rumors of divorce between him and his wife till now.

He is a huge fan of Arsenal Football Club and also is a sporty person.

Also, he took part in Great Marathon Run in 2007.

Moving towards his earnings Wood earns his wealth widely through his professional career making his net worth $3 million dollars.

 

Awards and Achievements

 

 

Jake Wood is the man whose career took a straight phase and there was no any sigh of moving backwards.

From a very young age when he started his career Jake has won millions of hearts. Jake has been nominated for total four awards and has won two out of it.

In 2007, 2008 and 2010 Jake was nominated for Best Soap Newcomer for EastEnders at The TV Quick Award. But he could not win the title.

Later, in 2008, Jake was nominated for Villain of the Year for EastEnders at The British Soap Award.

Similarly, at the same year at The British Soap Award he was nominated for Best Storyline for EastEnders along with the other members and won the title.

In 2012, at The British Soap Award Jake was nominated and won Best On-Screen Partnership Award for EastEnders with his partner Jo Joyner.

Talking about his popularity, Jake is listed as 37th most popular celebrity for the day and 210th most popular for the year.

Jake Wood is also the 1272nd most famous English and 101st in famous people born in London.

 

Filmography and Television series

 

 

Jake Wood had keen interest in acting since a very young age.

Actor, Jake started his acting career when he was twelve years old in the television series The Gentle Touch.

At the age of thirteen Jake entered into film industry through 1985s’ drama movie Flesh and Blood as a supporting role.

After that he has appeared in several television series like May to December, Minder, Only Fools, Murder in Mind, One Foot in the Grave and many more.

Jake joined the BBC Soap Opera in June 2006 as the character Max Branning.

In March 2008, he took paternity leave and re-appeared on screen on June 23, 32008. In the 8th series of Red Dwarf he played Kill Crazy character, a prison inmate.


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