Upon returning to the UK, Martin occurred one of his most recognised roles, as Steve Owen on the BBC award-winning soap opera, Eastenders.
Despite only being on the show for a few years, Martin was a well-received addition to the cast, winning numerous audience choice awards including Best Male Actor at the NTA’s.
He has since appeared in many other British television dramas including Daddy’s Girl in 2002 and Serious and Organised in 2003, both for ITV.
He also starred in many British Feature Films and directed two feature films, Stalker and Top Dog for Universal Studios.
Martin has also gained recognition as an author, with his autobiography, True – An Autobiography of Martin Kemp spending several months on the Sunday Times bestsellers list.
He has also appeared as a guest presenter for the Saturday morning breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 and has fronted shows for Discovery/Quest and Sky1’s Hits.
His most recent television appearance was as a judge on the BBC’s Saturday night live entertainment show, Let it Shine.
Father and Son duo!
Martin is also available for live corporate award hosting with son Roman