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Kevin Sacre-Dallerup (born Kevin Bignell on 23 March 1978)[1] is a British actor. He is most famous for his performance as Jake Dean in the British Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, a role he played from 2002 to 2010.[1]

Kevin Sacre
Kevin Bignell

(1978-03-23) 23 March 1978 (age 41)
London England
Spouse(s)Camilla Dallerup (m. 2010)


Early lifeEdit

He was born in London.[1]

He attended secondary school at Aylesbury Grammar School.

Acting careerEdit

Kevin started his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company followed by TV series Night and Day for ITV in which he played Dennis Doyle from 2001–02 with ex-cast member Stuart Manning then on to Hollyoaks. He left the show in May 2008.[2][3]

In December 2008, Kevin played the lead in Aladdin at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre.[4]

On 6 July 2009, after much speculation it was confirmed Sacre will be returning to his role as tragic, incarcerated, mentally ill Jake Dean [5]

Other appearancesEdit

Sacre made a cameo appearance in the Ricky Gervais show Extras.

He also made a guest appearance on The Weakest Link alongside co-star Ali Bastian.

Kevin took part in Living TV's The Underdog Show last Summer where 10 celebrities train 10 rescue dogs and won the show. He also met girlfriend Camilla Dallerup to whom he is now married.

Kevin was also seen on the BBC Three show Dancing on Wheels.

Personal lifeEdit

He married professional dancer Camilla Dallerup on 29 July 2010 in Ibiza, two years after meeting on the set of the reality TV series The Underdog Show. Both now go by the last name Sacre-Dallerup.[6]


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