A familiar face on television screens nationwide, Robert Daws, has had an illustrious career spanning nearly forty years.
As he travels through Lancashire in search of antiques on tonight’s episode of the BBC’s Celebrity Antiques Roadtrip, who is Robert when he’s offscreen?
Robert, 62, was born in Essex and educated at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in central London.
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From performing in 1982, he moved onto television in the early 1990s when he played the hilarious, silly Tuppy Glossop in ITV’s Jeeves and Wooster with Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.
Over the years he has appeared on many other hit shows including Midsomer Murders, Doc Martin, Poldark and The Wright Way.
One of his most memorable roles was that of Dr Gordon Ormerod in the period medical drama The Royal, which took place between 2003 and 2011, set in the 1960s at the fictional “St Aidan’s Royal Free Hospital”. “.
In The Royal, Dr Ormerod is a general practitioner and anesthesiologist who is at the heart of many The Royal stories and fights for his life after a hospital attack in the show’s final scenes.
Aside from making Robert Daws a household name, his role in The Royal saw him co-star alongside his wife, Amy Robbins, who played his on-screen sweetheart and wife-to-be throughout. series.
Amy and Robert tied the knot in February 2003, shortly after the first episodes of The Royal began airing.
In the show, Amy plays Dr. Jill Weatherill, a general practitioner and fervent promoter of maternal medicine.
On screen, Dr Weatherill and Dr Ormerod tied the knot in season four and had a baby, Jonathan.
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In real life, Amy and Robert share three children, Elizabeth, May and Benjamin.
With their children, the couple live in Bedfordshire.
It turns out that Amy has a solid background in showbiz, as she is the once estranged first cousin of famous Beatles member Paul McCartney and is also the aunt of the Inbetweeners actress and the star of I ‘ m A Celeb Emily Atack.
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