Kemp, Martin

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Martin Kemp
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Kemp, Martin Gender: M
Martin John Kemp
born on 10 October 1961 at 07:30 (= 07:30 AM )
Place Islington, England, 51n33, 0w06
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Clifford
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 16°43' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 22°15 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 18°19'


British musician and actor, the bass player for Spandau Ballet, an 80s era British band, best known for their ballad, "True".

He and his brother Gary, who had also been a member of Spandau Ballet, starred together in the movie "The Krays", in which they portrayed the notorious British gangster twins of the 1960s. He is also known for his recurring role on the popular TV soap opera, "EastEnders".

Kemp married Shirlie Holliman, a former backup singer for Wham!, in 1988.

Both his parents died in January 2009.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 4 March 1983 ("True", third Spandau Ballet LP released)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 27 April 1990 ("The Krays" movie released)
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Source Notes

Frank C. Clifford quotes him, November 2002


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Bass Guitar)