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Jake Wood's Biography

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Jake Wood was born on 12 July 1972 in London.

He started acting as a child and his early credits include Press Gang.

Jake Wood went on to act in popular TV shows such as Only Fools And Horses, Red Dwarf, and The Bill, but became most famous for his role as Max Branning in EastEnders, in which he first appeared in July 2006.

Jake Wood married his wife Alison in 2001.

Jake Wood is an Arsenal fan and his twitter account is @mrjakedwood

In an interview with Digital Spy, he revealed how much he appreciated working on EastEnders.

In 2014, Jake Wood was partnered with Janette Manrara on Strictly Come Dancing. They came fifth.

At Christmas 2016, Jake Wood returned to EastEnders as Max Branning after a year away.

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