List of EastEnders characters

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This is a list of characters that are in the British television soap opera EastEnders.

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Present characters

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Regular characters

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Recurring and guest characters

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Named extras

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Character Actor(s) Duration Ref(s)
Tracey Jane Slaughter 1985–present [78]
Winston Ulric Browne 1985–present [79]
Marie Evans Liz Sweet 2000–present [80]
Shrimpy Ben Champniss 2014–present [81]

Cast changes

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Departing characters

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Character Actor(s) Ref(s)
Bobby Beale Clay Milner Russell [82]

Returning characters

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Character Actor(s) Ref(s)
Chrissie Watts Tracy-Ann Oberman [83]

Former characters

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References

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  2. "Sharon Mitchell". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  3. "Ian Beale". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
  4. "Martin Fowler". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  7. "Phil Mitchell". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  8. "Sonia Fowler". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  11. "Kat Moon". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  13. "Patrick Trueman". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  14. "Alfie Moon". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
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  16. "EastEnders summer return for Angela Wynter as Yolande Trueman". Radio Times. 29 June 2023. Retrieved 29 June 2023.
  17. "Stacey Fowler". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  19. "Jean Slater". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  20. "Honey Mitchell". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  23. "Denise Fox". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  25. "Jay Brown". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  26. "Jack Branning". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  32. "Linda Carter". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  36. Lee, Ben (28 March 2018). "EastEnders confirms plans for Halfway to return to Albert Square". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  44. Harp, Justin (6 June 2022). "EastEnders is bringing in Mitch Baker's brother and nephews in cast shake-up". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  45. Dainty, Sophie (1 August 2022). "EastEnders reveals Howie Danes secret in new episodes". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
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  48. Sarrubba, Stefania (22 November 2022). "EastEnders casts Jonny Freeman as Dot Branning's great-nephew". Digital Spy. Hearst Communications. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
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  51. Harp, Justin (2 May 2024). "EastEnders casts Emmerdale star as George's son". Digital Spy. Hearst Communications. Retrieved 2 May 2024.
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  70. "Frankie Brennan". Mandy. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  72. West, Amy (3 September 2020). "EastEnders confirms Sharon Watts changed baby Kayden's name during lockdown". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
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  74. Harp, Justin (27 December 2021). "EastEnders reveals aftermath of Chelsea Fox's unexpected labour". Digital Spy. (Hearst Magazines UK). Retrieved 28 December 2021.
  75. Lewis, George (13 May 2023). "EastEnders to air parrot storyline for Rocky Cotton". Digital Spy. Hearst Communications. Retrieved 18 June 2023.
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  77. Alexander, Susannah (20 May 2024). "EastEnders casts new character in Harvey Monroe story". Digital Spy. Hearst Communications. Retrieved 20 May 2024.
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  80. Tutton, Charlotte (26 September 2016). "EastEnders fans can't deal when café waitress Marie speaks for the first time". OK!. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  81. Lindsay, Duncan (9 May 2016). "Everyone's favourite EastEnders extra Shrimpy looks seriously different in real life". Metro. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  82. Patterson, Stephen (15 April 2024). "Major EastEnders exit confirmed as star quits after five years". Metro. Retrieved 15 April 2024.
  83. "EastEnders' Chrissie Watts returns as Tracy-Ann Oberman reprises role this autumn". BBC Media Centre. Retrieved 3 July 2024.

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