Mark Eden

Birth Day February 14th, 1928
Birth Place London, England
Age 93 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Mark Eden Biography

Douglas John Malin, who is an English actor was professionally known as Mark Eden. He was well recognized for his portrayal of villainous Alan Bradley in "Coronation Street" from 1986 to 1989. He decided to become an actor in his teens after falling in love with Shakespeare but was unable to get his career off the ground for years. He played Marco Polo in the first series of "Doctor Who" and acted in the 1965 film "Doctor Zhivago", starring Julie Christie and Omar Sharif. Other roles came in TV shows "The Avengers", "Lord Peter Wimsey", "Doctors and Casualty". The last film he starred in was the TV movie "An Adventure In Space And Time", which was released in 2013. Sadly, we lost him on 1st January 2020 at the age of 92. Scroll down to get more information about his Full Biography, Facts, Career Timeline, Life Story, Personal Life, & more.

Mark Eden Death Cause

"Coronation Street" actor Mark Eden died at the age of 92 on 1st January 2020.  He had Alzheimer's disease in later life and was admitted to hospital with the disease in November 2020. His agent said he had been living with Alzheimer's for some time and died peacefully in hospital on Friday morning. "He is survived by his wife Sue, his daughter Polly, his stepson Saul, and granddaughter Emma," he said. "We ask that their privacy be respected at this very difficult time." We are sorry for your loss.

Mark Eden, a famous actor dies at 92

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Famous For

  • Being an English actor.
  • For his portrayal of villainous Alan Bradley in "Coronation Street" from 1986 to 1989. 

Mark Eden Early Life

On 14th February 1928, Mark Eden took birth with the real name or full name of Douglas John Malin in London, England. He held British nationality and British-white ethnicity. Similarly, he was from Christianity religion and his race was white. He used to happily celebrate his birthday on 14th February of every year and he had celebrated his 92nd birthday though as his birthdate, his star sign was Aquarius. He had not shared much about his parents and educational details as a professional actor.

Mark Eden Acting Career

  • Mark Eden commenced his acting career by starring in "Quatermass and the Pit" as a journalist in 1958 as his television and film roles include the "Doctor Who" serial "Marco Polo" (1964) in which he played Marco Polo and many others.
  • He then returned for a long-running role in "Coronation Street", in which he played Alan Bradley in 1981 but his time in "Coronation Street" came to an end in December 1989 after Bradley was killed by a Blackpool tram.
  • After that, he received many casting offers for "psycho" roles after leaving "Coronation Street" whereas he also worked on the stage and in radio plays. 
  • Additionally, his television appearances included playing Boucher in an episode of "Poirot".
  • As well, he published his autobiography "Who's Going to Look at You?" in 2010.
  • The last film he starred in was the TV movie "An Adventure In Space And Time", which was released in 2013. 
  • Moreover, he has also cast his role in many other films and television like "Operation Snatch", "The Pleasure Girls", "Claudia", "Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond", "Catch Hand", "The Law Centre, "Doctors".

Mark Eden Personal Life

Reflecting on Mark Eden's personal life, he was married three times. He first married Joan Long, whom he met in 1950, and married the following year. The pair's son, David (1957-2017), also became an actor; and David's daughter (Eden's granddaughter) Emma Griffiths Malin (born 1980) is also an actress. But Eden's and Joan's relationship was not exceptional, they divorced in 1959, and Mark later tied the knot with Diana Smith in 1971, whom he had met in 1971; she later acted under the name Diana Eden. She was eighteen years his junior. They had a daughter named Polly. The couple also got separated and Eden married Sue Nicholls in 1993, his co-star in "Coronation Street" and the daughter of Lord Harmar-Nicholls. They remained married until Eden's death. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he was straight.

Mark Eden played Alan Bradley in Coronation Street with wife Sue Nicholls, who plays Audrey Roberts

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Mark Eden Net Worth

Moving towards Mark Eden's net worth, he had a worth of around $1 million to $2 million dollars at the time of his death. He also earned a fine amount of salary too which was also in a thousand dollars per year. Mark had earned a handsome amount of money from his career as his major source of income was from his acting career.  He had also successfully established himself as one of the fashionable actors in the industry. Additionally, he had not any endorsement work.

Mark Eden Body Measurements

The height of a handsome and versatile actor, Mark Eden was around 1.83 m whereas his body weight had not been disclosed yet. He kept his body maintained and healthy at that age too which was so awesome, however, he suffered from Alzheimer's disease in later life and was admitted to hospital with the disease in November 2020. Mark had blonde hair and dark brown eyes color as his body build type was average.

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