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Five Fast Facts About British Soap Star Gary Lucy

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Gary Lucy is a British television actor who is best known for his work as Luke Morgan in Hollyoaks, a role he started playing 20 years ago. He has also appeared on EastEnders.

Along with his work on British soaps, Lucy has also appeared on shows such as Footballers’ Wives and The Bill. From where he was born and raised to his business ventures, here are five fast facts about the actor.

Who Is Gary Lucy?

Lucy was born on November 27 in Chigwell, Essex, England to parents Ros and Gary. He also grew up with an older sister, Samantha. As a child, Lucy was initially interested in playing professional soccer, but he later found a passion for acting.

Soap Career
Lucy was cast as Luke Morgan in Hollyoaks in the late ‘90s. He tackled a very serious rape storyline early on in his character’s history — in which Luke was raped by another man — and he ended up receiving critical praise for his work. He left Hollyoaks in 2002 and worked on other shows, like EastEnders, but returned to Hollyoaks in 2017.

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Business Owner
Along with being an actor, he is also a business owner. He previously owned a property company called Gary Lucy Real Estate and he currently owns Driving Lessons Finder, which is an Internet directory of driving schools. He has also invested in a number of properties.

Dabbling In Reality

Lucy has been a two-time competitor on Dancing on Ice. His first time came in 2010 when he finished as the runner-up. He was cast on the show again in 2014 for a special All-Star Series season, but he finished that run in 11th place.

Getting Personal With Gary Lucy
Lucy married Natasha Gray on November 16, 2014. The couple has four children together, daughter India Jasmine (born in 2005), son Elvis (born in 2011), daughter Sadie (born in 2015), and son Theodore (born in 2018). However, the couple announced their separation in November of 2018.

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