Shaun Williamson, known for his role as Barry Evans on EastEnders, has a surprising real name that fans will appreciate.
A Bit-Part Actor to Fan Favorite
Shaun Williamson started as a bit-part actor on EastEnders in 1994 and later became a regular, charming audiences as Barry.
EastEnders actor Shaun Williamson's real name has now been revealed
A Nod to the BBC Soap
Although Shaun has been associated with the name Barry since his character's on-screen death in 2004, his real name has finally been disclosed.
Barry on His Passport
Former X Factor star Honey G, who worked with Shaun on Deliveroo's Christmas campaign, revealed that Shaun's middle name is Barry, and it is even on his passport.
Honey G praised Shaun's humor and likened him to his EastEnders character during the advert shoot.
A New Role in Emmerdale?
Since leaving EastEnders, Shaun expressed his desire to join Emmerdale and play a "cockney character" at The Woolpack.
Shaun's career has taken a different path since his time on the BBC soap. He now performs Barrioke at festivals and venues across the UK, receiving support from industry heavyweights like Rag 'n' Bone Man, Sam Fender, and Chris Moyles.