Who was Dean in EastEnders and what did he do to Linda?

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Dean in court awaiting his verdict in EastEnders

Dean left Walford in 2016 (Image: BBC)

Viewers of final night time’s dramatic EastEnders episode may have seen Linda Carter (Kellie Shiny) left in misery after a photograph of Shirley (Linda Henry) popped up on her social media, alongside her son Dean Wicks (Matt Di Angelo)

The episode ended with a flash-forward to Christmas 2023, which is able to see the homicide of one in all Walford’s males, with Dean marked as one of many potential victims.

Dean was final seen on the Sq. in 2016, so we’ll forgive you if you happen to don’t keep in mind precisely who he’s. Fortunately for you, we’re right here to jog your reminiscence.

Who’s Dean?

Dean Wicks, performed by Matt Di Angelo, is the son of Shirley Carter, and brother of lately lacking at sea Mick Carter (Danny Dyer).

When he arrived on the Sq. again in 2006, he was recognized by his nickname, Deano, because the adoptive son of Kevin Wicks.

He quickly learnt that Shirley was his estranged mom and that Kevin wasn’t truly his organic father.

Years later, it was revealed that Mick Carter was Dean’s brother, throughout a battle on Christmas Day in 2014, over what Dean had achieved to Linda.

What did Dean do?

In 2014, Dean raped Linda Carter within the Queen Vic.

Traumatised Linda saved her ordeal quiet for months, earlier than lastly breaking all the way down to husband Mick on Christmas Day, as he tried to suggest.

The police launched Dean with out cost attributable to a scarcity of proof, leaving the Carters in turmoil.

How did he depart?

Dean struck once more in 2016, making an attempt to rape then girlfriend Roxy Mitchell (Rita Simons). He was stopped by Shirley, who had heard the commotion.

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Mick clashed with Dean after discovering out about Linda’s rape (Image: BBC)

Roxy went to the police instantly, and Dean was despatched to trial for tried rape.

He was discovered not responsible, however left the sq. after being paid off by organic father Buster Briggs.

What has Matt Di Angelo achieved since?

Since leaving EastEnders, Matt has appeared as a sequence common in Abnormal Lies, enjoying the position of Fletch in sequence two.

In keeping with IMDB, he has two future initiatives at the moment in manufacturing: A brief movie known as The Good Orchid and a rom-com known as Made You Look.

He has additionally appeared on stage, within the iconic play Abigail’s Get together, the place he labored alongside Kellie Shirley, who performed sister Carly Wicks on EastEnders.

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May he return to EastEnders?

There’s each risk that Dean may return to EastEnders, as he isn’t useless. But…

Whether or not Matt can be open to an EastEnders return or may match it into his schedule stays to be seen.

Ought to Dean find yourself making a return to Albert Sq., we’re positive he’d be within the working to be murdered in that fateful Christmas Day episode…

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