Ross Kemp is an award-winning actor, author and BAFTA award-winning documentary maker.
As an actor, Ross is best-known for playing ‘Grant Mitchell’ in EastEnders between 1990 and 1999.
Following his initial departure from EastEnders, he moved from the BBC for his first ITV role in Hero of the Hour.
He also starred as the lead in ITV’s A Christmas Carol.
In 2000, he took the lead roles in the TV shows Without Motive and In Defence.
Between 2002 and 2006 he was the lead role, Army Staff sergeant ‘Henry Garvie’ in Ultimate Force.
Furthermore, he played the role of ‘Cirra’ in the 2004 TV film Spartacus.
Documentary Maker and Investigative Journalist:
Since 2006, Kemp has received international recognition as an investigative journalist.
His first series was the critically acclaimed and award-winning documentary Ross Kemp on Gangs.
After making 27 ‘Gang‘ programmes around the world, he presented Ross Kemp in Afghanistan. Between 2007 and 2012 he spent time with army regiments: 1 Royal Anglian, 5 Scots, 1 Royal Irish, and twice with 45 Commando.
As a result, Ross and his team have received worldwide recognition for their award-winning documentaries, which have included:
- A Kenya Special
- Meets the Glue Kids
- In Search of Pirates
- Middle East
- Battle For The Amazon
- Extreme World
- Ross Kemp’s Britain
- Ross Kemp Behind Bars
- Welcome to HMP Belmarsh
As an investigative journalist, Ross continues to push the boundaries with his ‘up close and personal’ interviews in some of the world’s most dangerous places and with some of the world’s most dangerous people. He’s been shot at, tear-gassed, had knives pulled on him and even spears thrown at him!
More recently he was given exclusive access to a selection of police forces for ITV’s In the Line of Fire and Ross Kemp and the Armed Police.
Furthermore, in 2020 he presented a new show – On The NHS Frontline, reporting from Milton Keynes Hospital Trust as the Covid-19 Pandemic was at its peak.
Ross’ new podcast series ‘The Kempcast‘ features a selection of incredible individuals who all have amazing stories to tell. Interviewed by Ross, all have overcome some extremely tough moments in their lives.
Watch the Billy Billingham interview on the first Kempcast episode.
As a guest speaker, Ross is available to present anecdotal after-dinner and inspirational keynote speeches.