Robbie Wright spent many years as Ziggy Greaves' sidekick back in the 1980s. But John Alford insisted he was his own person...
DOB: 30th October 1971

TV: NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS (BBC 1982); Robbie Wright in GRANGE HILL (BBC 1985-1990); Billy Ray in LONDON'S BURNING (1993-1998); BLACK CAB (BBC 1999)

FILMS: MIKE BASSETT: ENGLAND MANAGER (2001)

MUSIC: John had a brief pop career in the 1990s. His most recent hit was a cover of "Blue Moon" in 1996.

JOHN ON ROBBIE: "I'm not a sheep following other people like Robbie, I've got a mind of my own!", John says in the 1987 GH annual.

FAMILY: John has one younger sister called Angela.

ROMANCE: In 1999 John was engaged to his long-time girlfriend Tina Mahon (Ronnie in Grange Hill). They went to the same school, Acland Burghley, but it was Grange Hill that brought them together!

WHERE IS HE NOW? Things have been quiet for John these last couple of years. His last TV project was a short film for BBC2, "Black Cab".
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