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EastEnders Villain Craig Fairbrass Unrecognizable 20 Years After Leaving the Show

As “Dirty” Dan Sullivan, EastEnders’ Craig Fairbrass is a heart-breaker for Albert Square and so much has changed for him since he first stepped foot in the Queen Vic back in 1999.

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He’s one of EastEnders’ worst bad boys – and two decades after leaving Walford behind, he still has that tough man stare that draws criticism from viewers.

But Craig Fairbrass sees the world differently than the fresh-faced criminal who looks like he’s been carved out of solid oak.

Heartbreaker Walford was 34 years old this year when he first appeared on EastEnders in June 1999.

Playing “Dirty” Dan Sullivan, the love rat that cheats on Carol Jackson with her daughter Bianca, he’s never far from trouble.

He may have only lasted for two years but he left a mess after clashes with Phil Mitchell and Steve Owen.







It’s been 23 years since Craig stepped onto the Square
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He has done a lot in his life since leaving EastEnders
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As one of those who pointed the finger at the infamous ‘Who shot Phil’ storyline, his departure leaves a hole as he ends up where so many characters have done – somewhere. that in Spain was never seen again.

Craig is now 58 years old and has made almost 40 British and American films since leaving.

He has also appeared on the US television shows The Unit, Soldier Of Fortune and The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

He talked to Journal about his time on the BBC and what he’s been up to since.







He has had many encounters – with men and women he has hurt
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“This is the fastest business out there, you have to keep moving forward,” he said.

“You get knocked down and you get up again. It’s about taking chances and having faith in yourself.

“It’s not easy, a lot of good actors are no longer acting. I’ve had a career in movies and I’m grateful, but there have been dark times.

“After EastEnders, I didn’t work for eight months and then I thought ‘I have to do what I did before, get on a plane and fly to LA’.”







He’s done everything from Hollywood action movies to soaps
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“My father is a shipwright, my mother is a mechanic and they are very supportive.

“Honestly, it’s been a long and brutal journey, one step forward, two steps back but you have to keep thinking positive.”

He also appeared in Hijacked and played Pat Tate in the Rise of the Footsoldier series.

“I am doing what I set out to do when I was young, but I still crave more. The hardest thing is finding a quality script.

“It has to be engaging. I’m looking for scripts that have more substance, have a heart and have a good story.”

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