Ross James Kemp (born 21 July 1964) is an English actor, author, and television war reporter. He rose to prominence in the role of Grant Mitchell in the BBC soap opera EastEnders. Since 2004, Kemp has received international recognition as a journalist for the BAFTA Award-winning documentary series Ross Kemp on Gangs.
All five episodes from the third war documentary series following Ross Kemp in Afghanistan. Kemp returns to the war-torn country ten years after 9/11 to investigate how the situation has developed. Travelling with Whiskey Company 45 Commando Royal Marines and encountering many dangers along the way, he explores what the future holds with the plan to remove soldiers in 2014.
The actor joins troops as part of the first-ever operation planned and executed by the Afghan National Army without the benefit of outside assistance. If the mission to prevent insurgents from firing rockets into the capital of Helmand Province is successful, it will provide a template for when British troops withdraw from the country in 2014.
Ross Kemp Documentaries
You can find a full index and overview of Ross Kemp’s documentaries here.
Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 05 December 2011.
- Rating: 15.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.