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.
Ross Kemp: Extreme World is a British documentary series that has been broadcast on Sky 1 since 21 February 2011. Hosted by actor Ross Kemp, the series follows Kemp and a film crew around the world as they explore various forms of hardship, including homelessness, illicit trade, drug addiction, violence and poverty. Often, he speaks to the authorities who are attempting to combat the problems, and tries to establish contact with ringleaders to get to the source of the issue. A total of six series have been aired.
Kemp investigates the mass production of Cocaine in the poorest parts of Colombia, meeting with members of rival factions FARC and the Paramilitaries to find out how the drugs trade has united the deadliest of rivals. He visits a private Cocaine production plant and finds out just how much the natives rely on drug production to survive.
Ross Kemp Documentaries
You can find a full index and overview of Ross Kemp’s documentaries here.
Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 28 September 2016.
- Rating: 15.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: UK.
- Language: English.