Emmerdale Cast & Characters 1997

(Created 12th October 2003)
Updated 3rd March 2004

 

1997 - The then cast celebrate 25 years of Emmerdale

NOTE: Links on Character names takes you to the Profile Index on this site (as that character/actor has one or more profiles available) or direct to that character/actor's profile.


NOTE: Links on Actor's names takes you to profiles of those actors (either at the IMDB or on this site)

NOTE: Links on Dates, takes you to that period of time in the episode guide.

Main 25th Year Cast - In Order of Actor Appearance

Character Played By First Appeared
Seth Armstrong Stan Richards 16 May 1978 -
John Jacob ("Jack") Sudgen Clive Hornby 19 February 1980 -
Character originally played by Andrew Burt (1972-1976 see here for more info)
Alan Jonathan Turner Richard Thorpe 18 March 1982 -
Kathy Merrick/Tate/Glover nee Bates Malandra Burrows 26 November 1985 - 20 December 2001
Eric Charles Pollard Chris Chittell 30 September 1986 -
Rachel Tate Glenda McKay (1988-1999)
Robert Sugden Christopher Smith (September 1989 - 31 May 2001)
Kimberley Jane ("Kim") Tate (nee Barker) Claire King (November 1989-5 February 1997, 22 May 1997-19 January 1999)
Francis ("Frank") Ronald Tate
Norman Bowler (November 1989-27 May 1997)
Christopher Francis ("Chris") Tate Peter Amory 16 November 1989 - 17 September 2003
Zo Tate Leah Bracknell 12 December 1989 -
Vivienne (Viv) Windsor Deena Payne 10 August 1993 -
Kelly Windsor Adele Silva 10 August 1993 - Spring 1997, 24 June 1997 - 1 November 2000
Victor ("Vic") Windsor Alun Lewis 10 August 1993 - 25 December 1998
Donna Windsor Sophie Jeffrey (August 1993-Autumn 1997)
Alice Rose Bates Rachel Tolboys (1994-1999), 28 Nov-12 Dec 2001)
Brian Ian Francis ("Biff") Fowler Stuart Wade (March 1994 - August 1999)
Victoria Anne Sugden Jessica Haywood Character born 31st March 1994
Elizabeth ("Betty") Eagleton
(ne Pendagast, with professional name of "Bettina du Pont" )

Paula Tilbrook 12 April 1994 -
Edward ("Ned") Glover
Johnny Leeze (2 August 1994-1999, 27 July 2000, 1-2 August 2000)
Roy Glover Nicky Evans (4 August 1994 - 22 August 2000)
Jan Glover Roberta Kerr (4 August 1994-1998)
Linda Jane Fowler
Tonicha Jeronimo (4 August 1994 - 21 October 1997)
"Butch" (Francis Albert) Dingle Paul Loughran August 1994-24 March 2000
Sarah Sugden ne Connolly Alyson Spiro (1994-2000)
Zachariah Bartholomew ("Zak") Dingle Steve Halliwell 20 October 1994 - 31 December 2002, expected back Zak's Thursday 16th October 2003
Terry Woods Billy Hartman 2 February 1995 -
Samuel Jonah ("Sam") Dingle James Hooton 14 February 1995 - 3 October 1996, 1 May 1997-April 1998, 29 March 2000 -
Joseph Tate Oliver Young Character born 8 June 1995
"Mandy" (Amanda Rose) Dingle Lisa Riley

Appeared 1st: 20th July 1995
Apeared 2nd: episode around 24th October 1995.
Apeared 3rd:
26 December 1995-Summer 2000
Apeared 4th: 16-26 November 2001.

Albert Ezekiel Dingle Bobby Knutt

1995-1998
(21st December 1995-January 1996
, came back Christmas 1996 and had a regular part throughout 1997.)

Steve Marchant

Paul Opacic (25 March 1996-April 1996, August 1996-January 1999)
Andy Hopwood Kelvin Fletcher 4 July 1996 -
Lisa Clegg Jane Cox 13 August 1996 -
Sophie Wright Jane Cameron (81 episodes October 1996-26 November 1997)
Marlon Sebastian Dingle Mark Charnock 17 October 1996 -
Rev. Ashley Michael Thomas John Middleton 5 December 1996 -
Barry Clegg
Bernard Wrigley (1997)
Patrick (" Paddy") Kirk Dominic Brunt 20 February 1997 -
Lyn Hutchinson Sally Walsh (January 1997-2000)
Diwata Margharita ("Dee") de la Cruz/Dee Pollard Claudia Malkovich (110 episodes 13 February 1997- 7 April 1998)

William ("Will") Cairns

Paul Fox (27 February 1997 - 27 January 1999)
Anthony ("Tony") Cairns Edward Peel (27 February 1997 - 1 April 1998)
Rebecca ("Becky") Cairns Sarah Neville (128 episodes 27 February 1997 - April 1998)
Emma Cairns Rebecca Loudonsack (122 episodes 27 February 1997 - Summer 1998)
Charlotte ("Charlie") Cairns Sarah Graham (27 February - 29 July 1997)
Lady Tara Oakwell (nee Cockburn) Anna Brecon 30/31 July 1997 (ep#2237) - 4 January 2002
Lord Alex Oakwell
Rupam Maxwell (1997-1998)
Billy Hopwood David Crellin 1997-1998, 10th October 2003
Kirsty Hutchinson Anne-Marie Jowett (1997, 45 episodes 1998)