Dean Gaffney

Dean Gaffney

About Dean Gaffney

Dean Martin Gaffney (born 14 February 1978 in Hammersmith, London) is an English actor most notable for his role as Robbie Jackson on the BBC1 soap opera EastEnders from 1993 to 2003. He has since made guest appearances in the soap in 2004 and 2010. Gaffney went on to appear in various reality television shows, such as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!. He has appeared on stage and on television in comedy, drama and advertisements. Gaffney trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in Marylebone, as well as the Corona Theatre School in Kew Bridge. He is best known for playing the role of Robbie Jackson in the popular BBC soap opera, EastEnders. Gaffney's first appearance in the show aired in November 1993 and he remained in the role for eleven years. In 2003, executive producer, Louise Berridge, made the decision to axe Gaffney along with the actress Bindya Solanki, who played his on-screen girlfriend Nita Mistry.

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