Where EastEnders’ Jackson family stars are now

THE Jacksons made historical past after they arrived in EastEnders in 1993 with them being the unique nightmare neighbours.

It solely took a number of years for the nation to fall in love with Carol Jackson and her brood and so they quickly turned Walford legends.

But what occurred to all of them and the place are they know?

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Bianca – Patsy Palmer


Patsy Palmer performed Bianca final in 2019Credit: Handout

Eldest daughter Bianca has been performed by Patsy Palmer since day one – and he or she is probably the most well-known of all of the Jacksons.

She performed the function for 3 stints – 1993 to 1999, 2008 to 2014 after which made a return in 2019.

Bianca was all set for an additional comeback final yr for Whitney Dean’s homicide trial however the Covid pandemic put a cease to that.

And just lately actress Patsy made headlines after storming off Good Morning Britain – through Zoom – as a result of they talked about her being a former addict whereas she was making an attempt to plug her new enterprise.

She later went on a rant in regards to the present on social media.

Patsy at the moment lives in California along with her husband and youngsters.

Sonia – Natalie Cassidy

Sonia is the last remaining Jackson in the show


Sonia is the final remaining Jackson within the presentCredit: BBC

Sonia Fowler is the at the moment reigning matriarch of the Jackson household – or what’s left in them.

Played by actress Natalie Cassidy she is the final Jackson standing on the present.

Her excessive profile storylines included her teenage being pregnant, popping out as bisexual and supporting her daughter Bex by means of her suicide bid.

Natalie has performed Sonia for 3 stints – 1993 to 2007. 2010 to 2011 and at last returning in 2014 for good.

She took an prolonged break earlier this yr, leaving in January, however she shall be again on screens quickly.

Natalie went on to launch a best-selling health DVD however later admitted she regretted it as a result of it fed into her yoyo weight-reduction plan.

In 2010 she had her personal Channel 4 actuality collection referred to as Becoming Mum.

Alan – Howard Antony

Alan was played by Howard Antony in the BBC soap


Alan was performed by Howard Antony within the BBC cleaning soapCredit: Handout

Alan gave the household their identify – regardless of not being married to matriarch Carol.

The plumber held the household collectively by sticking round the place none of Carol’s exes – the fathers of her three eldest youngsters – had bothered.

They shared son Billy collectively.

Actor Howard Antony performed the function from 1993, arriving alongside his new on-screen household.

He reprised his function for a handful of episodes in 2010 as Alan found the loss of life of his son Billy and attended his funeral.

After leaving the cleaning soap, Howard has appeared in a brief movie and a criminal offense drama.

Robbie – Dean Gaffney

Dean Gaffney played Robbie on and off for almost 30 years


Dean Gaffney performed Robbie on and off for nearly 30 years

Robbie Jackson was performed by Dean Gaffney in EastEnders.

While Robbie’s on-soap behaviour noticed him turn out to be a bother market, a canine proprietor and later a market inspector, Dean’s off-set behaviour bought him into bother.

Hitting the headlines for partying an excessive amount of, the star made a reputation for himself as a womaniser.

Dean left the present abruptly in 2019 after bosses axed him over considerations about his off-set behaviour.

But over time he had probably the most stints on the cleaning soap.

He initially performed Robbie from 1993 to 2004, later returning in 2010, 2015 and 2017.

He was later axed, and referred to as his firing “harsh”.

“I took on board what they mentioned and I 100% respect their resolution,” he mentioned. 

“I did suppose it was harsh, however then I perceive they needed to act on it.”

He added: “Sometimes in life it’s important to maintain your fingers up and admit what you’ve got accomplished flawed and personal your s**t.”

Carol – Lindsey Coulson

Lindsey Coulson last played Carol in 2015


Lindsey Coulson final performed Carol in 2015Credit: BBC

The matriarch of the Jackson household burst onto screens in 1993 with accomplice Alan and her 4 youngsters.

Brought in as Dot Cotton’s alternative within the launderette, Carol was rapidly joined by her household in situ on the sq..

Her excessive profile storylines noticed affairs, the loss of life of her son and a most cancers battle.

Actress Lindsey stop the cleaning soap after her third stint in 2015, leaving the present behind for good.

She went on to star in The Level, Bulletproof and The Bay.

Billy – Devon Anderson

Billy was played by Devon Anderson in the BBC soap


Billy was performed by Devon Anderson within the BBC cleaning soapCredit: BBC

Carol’s youngest youngster was Billy.

He arrived together with his household in 1993 and stayed till 2007 when the household left Walford.

Billy returned in 2004 – performed by one other actor, Bluey Robinson – and finally returned in 2010 with authentic actor Devon Anderson within the function.

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He was killed off in 2010 when Billy was discovered having choked on his personal vomit.

Devon has appeared in small roles since then with an episode of Casualty being probably the most excessive profile in 2018.

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