List of EastEnders characters (1990)

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The following is a list of characters that first appeared in the BBC soap opera EastEnders in 1990, by order of first appearance.wikipedia
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Grant Mitchell (EastEnders)

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Phil Mitchell, played by Steve McFadden, first arrives in Albert Square on 20 February 1990, and is soon joined by his brother, Grant (Ross Kemp), sister Sam (Danniella Westbrook) and mother Peggy (Jo Warne/Barbara Windsor).
Grant also had numerous feuds with the likes of Eddie Royle (Michael Melia), Michelle Fowler (Susan Tully), David Wicks ( Michael French), Beppe di Marco (Michael Greco), Steve Owen (Martin Kemp), Dennis Rickman (Nigel Harman) and Johnny Allen (Billy Murray).

Jan Graveson

Disa O'Brien, portrayed by Jan Graveson, first appears in episode 536, first broadcast on 27 March 1990.
She went on to play the pregnant runaway Disa O'Brien in the BBC soap opera EastEnders from 1990 to 1991.

Diane Butcher

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She is introduced as a tough seeming Wearside runaway, who helps Diane Butcher (Sophie Lawrence) to survive when she lives rough on the streets.
She is sinking fast when street-wise teenager Disa O'Brien (Jan Graveson) takes her under her wing, showing her how to survive.

Frank Butcher

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Eventually Diane's father Frank (Mike Reid) tracks her down and brings her back to Walford, whilst a bedraggled Disa remains living on the streets, begging and selling sex. Eddie arrives in Walford in July 1990, as the new landlord of The Queen Victoria public house, which he buys from Frank Butcher (Mike Reid).
However, he cannot go through with it and instead sends Mo to live with his sister Joan Garwood (Mary Miller) in Colchester.

Mo Butcher

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They manage to bring her back to Albert Square (under protest) to live in Mo Butcher's (Edna Doré) empty flat, in the hope that she will become attached to her child, who is originally called Billie, but is later renamed Jasmine.
They had two children, Frank (Mike Reid) and Joan (Mary Millar).

Kathy Beale

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However, she does confide in Kathy Beale (Gillian Taylforth) through the Samaritans.
Later in the year, Kathy begins dating Eddie Royle (Michael Melia).

The Queen Victoria

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Eddie arrives in Walford in July 1990, as the new landlord of The Queen Victoria public house, which he buys from Frank Butcher (Mike Reid).
In 1990, Frank and Pat hand over the pub to Eddie Royle.

Clyde Tavernier

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Meanwhile, Eddie begins coaching Clyde Tavernier (Steven Woodcock) in boxing and that same month he is approached by an old friend, who is coaching Clyde's upcoming opponent. Lloyd Tavernier, played by Garey Bridges, arrives in Albert Square in July 1990 with the rest of the Tavernier clan: father Celestine (Leroy Golding), mother Etta (Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence), grandfather Jules (Tommy Eytle), older brother Clyde (Steven Woodcock) and twin sister Hattie (Michelle Gayle).
Introduced on 5 July 1990, Clyde featured in prominent storylines including an inter-racial relationship with Michelle Fowler (Susan Tully) and being framed for the murder of publican Eddie Royle (Michael Melia).

Gavin Sullivan

Carol Hanley, played by Sheila White, is the biological mother of Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean), whom she had with Gavin Sullivan (Paul Nicholas) before she was adopted.
When Gavin wakes up, Sharon asks about her adoption; Gavin says he had a fling with Carol Hanley (Sheila White), who had a breakdown after Sharon's birth, and Gavin was not paternal but Den was, so he traded Sharon for part in a bank raid that Den was working on. Phil then tells Sharon that Gavin previously had him locked in a room with no windows and just a bottle of whisky, meaning Phil turned to alcohol.

Michael Melia

Edward "Eddie" Royle is played by Michael Melia from 1990 until 1991.
He joined the BBC One soap opera EastEnders in 1990 as pub landlord Eddie Royle; however he lasted just over a year in this role as his character was killed off in September 1991 after being stabbed by Nick Cotton (John Altman) who was later tried for the murder but cleared.

Sheila White (actress)

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Carol Hanley, played by Sheila White, is the biological mother of Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean), whom she had with Gavin Sullivan (Paul Nicholas) before she was adopted.
She received glowing reviews for her performance as Messalina, the third wife of the Emperor Claudius (Derek Jacobi) in the BBC classic serial I, Claudius (1976), and in EastEnders she played Carol Hanley, the biological mother of Sharon Watts (Letitia Dean).

Michelle Fowler

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Carol is tracked down by Sharon, and Sharon's best friend Michelle Fowler (Susan Tully) visits Carol, who is now married to Ron and heavily pregnant with a daughter.
Later that year, Clyde is falsely accused of murdering publican Eddie Royle (Michael Melia).

Paddy Joyce

Eddie doesn't really have any real friends in Albert Square, but his father John (Paddy Joyce), often turns up in Walford to keep his son company.
In his later years he also played John Royle in another long-running British soap opera, EastEnders (1990–91, 1993).

Ian Redford (actor)

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On one occasion, she unwittingly lets a stranger called Ken Raynor (Ian Redford) into the flat, who claims to be Disa's uncle.
During 1990-91 he played the role of Ken Raynor in BBC's EastEnders.

Phil Mitchell

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Family is important to him, particularly his relationship with his brother, Phil (Steve McFadden).
Unaware of Phil's role in her attack, Sharon accepts, but she later overhears the truth and begins plotting against him with Marcus Christie's (Stephen Churchett) help.

Dot Cotton

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Dot Cotton (June Brown), who often attracts waifs and strays, looks after the child when Disa won't or can't.
The character has taken on a matriarchal role in the absence of her own family, taking on the burdens of numerous waifs and strays throughout the show's history, including Donna Ludlow (Matilda Ziegler), Rod Norman (Christopher McHallem), Disa O'Brien (Jan Graveson), Nigel Bates (Paul Bradley) and Clare Bates (Gemma Bissix).

John Altman (actor)

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Unfortunately for Clyde, there is a witness who had seen him standing over Eddie's body and fleeing the scene – Nick Cotton (John Altman).
He went onto make recurring appearances in the show and has been part of many famous storylines in the show including the murders of Reg Cox (whose body was found in the very first episode) and Eddie Royle, his attempt to kill his own mother Dot by poisoning her and his various feuds with characters like Pete Beale, Den Watts and Mark Fowler.

Richard Beale

Jackie Stone, played by Richard Beale, is a market trader who is elected as the Chairman of the Bridge Street Market Traders Association.
EastEnders (1990–1991) - Jackie Stone

Garey Bridges

Lloyd Tavernier, played by Garey Bridges, arrives in Albert Square in July 1990 with the rest of the Tavernier clan: father Celestine (Leroy Golding), mother Etta (Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence), grandfather Jules (Tommy Eytle), older brother Clyde (Steven Woodcock) and twin sister Hattie (Michelle Gayle).
Garey Bridges (born 11 August 1969 in London, England) is a British actor, best known for playing the role of Lloyd Tavernier in the BBC soap opera EastEnders.

Den Watts

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He is a serious minded landlord, far different from his predecessors Den Watts and Frank.
To rebuild his family, Den attempts to regain the Vic from the Mitchells just before Christmas 2004; he blackmails their lawyer Marcus Christie (Stephen Churchett) into convincing Sam that Phil, who is still on the run, needs immediate money.

Nick Cotton

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Unfortunately for Clyde, there is a witness who had seen him standing over Eddie's body and fleeing the scene – Nick Cotton (John Altman).
During this period, The Queen Victoria landlord Eddie Royle is murdered.

Jules Tavernier (EastEnders)

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Lloyd Tavernier, played by Garey Bridges, arrives in Albert Square in July 1990 with the rest of the Tavernier clan: father Celestine (Leroy Golding), mother Etta (Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence), grandfather Jules (Tommy Eytle), older brother Clyde (Steven Woodcock) and twin sister Hattie (Michelle Gayle).
Jules is a gambling man, and could often be seen playing cards with John Royle (Paddy Joyce) when he was visiting from Ireland.

Celestine and Etta Tavernier

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Lloyd Tavernier, played by Garey Bridges, arrives in Albert Square in July 1990 with the rest of the Tavernier clan: father Celestine (Leroy Golding), mother Etta (Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence), grandfather Jules (Tommy Eytle), older brother Clyde (Steven Woodcock) and twin sister Hattie (Michelle Gayle). Celestine Tavernier, played by Leroy Golding, appears primarily in the serial between 1990 and 1992.
Celestine and Etta and their three children, Clyde (Steven Woodcock), the oldest, and twins Hattie (Michelle Gayle) and Lloyd (Garey Bridges), move to Albert Square along with Celestine's father Jules (Tommy Eytle), when they are rehoused by the council in 1990 after Etta acquires a new job teaching at Walford Primary School.

Hattie Tavernier

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Lloyd Tavernier, played by Garey Bridges, arrives in Albert Square in July 1990 with the rest of the Tavernier clan: father Celestine (Leroy Golding), mother Etta (Jacqui Gordon-Lawrence), grandfather Jules (Tommy Eytle), older brother Clyde (Steven Woodcock) and twin sister Hattie (Michelle Gayle).
Hattie is often forced to act older than her years to cope with her family's problems, standing by her brother Clyde (Steven Woodcock) when he is falsely accused of murdering Eddie Royle (Michael Melia), standing up to her father and acting as the voice of reason to her twin brother Lloyd (Garey Bridges), whose behaviour becomes problematic.