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David Essex‚ Bad Boy to OBE and Beyond

1970s
It's often said that someone can be aged by the actor they know as Doctor Who, and perhaps the same can be said of which David Essex you know. He's a chart-topping singer and songwriter, actor on screen and stage, and writer of books and musicals. Over four decades of stardom and still going strong, so what's his secret?