Jamie Simon Borthwick
Dedicated his British Soap Award for Best Dramatic Performance from a Young Actor or Actress to his grandmother, who died two years previously (3 May 2008).
Is an avid supporter of the football team West Ham United, and another of his main interests is boxing.
Attends the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London.
His parents own and run a pub together in Rush Green.
His favourite EastEnders (1985) character is Phil Mitchell (played by Steve McFadden).
As of 2018 he is the 7th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (tied with John Bardon and Jake Wood, and behind Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Perry Fenwick, Sid Owen, Rudolph Walker, and a tied Mike Reid and Todd Carty), having played the character Jay Brown for 12 years (from 2006 onwards).
Son of Simon (b. 1959) and Sharon (nÃ©e Thomas) Borthwick (b. 1961).
Paternal grandson of Alan (b. 1929) and Jose (nÃ©e Papa) Borthwick (b. 1930).