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Who is Barbara Windsor’s ex-husband Stephen Hollings? – The Sun

HE'S most famous for being married to actress Barbara Windsor, who is known for playing EastEnders' no-nonsense landlady, Peggy Mitchell.

When they married, Stephen Hollings became the star's second husband – but what else do we know about him?

Who is Stephen Hollings?

Stephen Hollings is a chef from Yorkshire who was married to EastEnders legend Barbara Windsor, despite being 18 years her junior.

The pair bought the 14th-century Plough Inn at Amersham in Buckinghamshire to run, but this collapsed along with their marriage.

Barbara was said to have been left with debts of more than £1million from the business failure.

When was Stephen Hollings married to Barbara Windsor?

Stephen married the beloved actress in 1986 in Jamaica but they divorced nine years later in 1995.

Barbara joined EastEnders towards the end of their marriage in 1994, and did her last appearance on the popular BBC One soap in May 2016.

Stephen was Barbara’s second marriage after small-time gangster Ronnie Knight, who was an associate of the notorious Kray twins.

When she was 55, she met 28-year-old Scott Mitchell and they married in 2000 and have been together ever since.


Who is Barbara Windsor?

English actress Dame Barbara Windsor DBE was born Barbara Ann Deeks on August 6, 1937.

She took the stage name Windsor in 1953, inspired by the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

She is best known for her appearances in the Carry On films and for playing Peggy Mitchell in EastEnders.


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