Shane Patrick Paul Roche, known as Shane Richie, is an English actor, comedian, TV presenter and singer. After his initial success as a stage and screen artist, he is best known for his role as Alfie Moon in the BBC soap opera One EastEnders from 2002 to 2005, once. from 2010 to 2016, and then in the TV series RTÉ Drama Redwater. in 2017. He returned to EastEnders in 2018 for a while until 2019. In 2020, he appeared in the Twentieth Series of Celebrities ... Get Me Out of Here and finishes in fourth place. Richie has featured several BBC game shows including Reflex, Win Your Wish List and Decimate. He has also appeared frequently in silent plays and in recent years has starred in Robin Hood. He took on the role first appearing at the Mayflower Theater, Southampton in 2016 and then rehearsed again in 2017 at the New Victoria Theater, Woking. He then reworked the role in 2018 at the Milton Keynes Theater.
|Born||Shane Patrick Paul Roche, March 11, 1964, Kensington, London, England|
|Occupation||Actor, singer, presenter|
|Years active||1977, 1985–present|
|Known for||Role of Alfie Moon in EastEnders and Kat and Alfie: Redwater|
|Notable work||EastEnders (2002–2005, 2010–2016, 2018–2019), Kat and Alfie: Redwater (2017), Flushed Away (2006)|
|Children||5, including Jake Roche|
Actor who played the brash, arrogant Alfie Moon on the British soap opera EastEnders. He's also been a presenter on various gameshows on BBC.
He was picked for the role of Alfie for his familiarity to viewers from a series of television ads.
He was acclaimed on EastEnders for bringing levity to a program considered overly depressing at times. He became a contestant on I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here in 2020.
He was married to British TV show host Coleen Nolan from 1990 to 1999. In 2007, he married Christie Goddard. He has three sons, Jake, Mackenzie and Shane Jr., and two daughters, Lolita and Romani.
Lacey Turner co-starred with him on EastEnders.
English game leader. London comedians. English soap opera actor. British male actor