When the new Batman trailer dropped, it wasn’t just Robert Pattinson’s take on the Caped Crusader that fans were dissecting.
EastEnders viewers were also quick to spot Alex Ferns – also known as the villainous Trevor Morgan, abusive husband of the long-suffering Little Mo in the early noughties – as Gotham Police Commissioner Pete Savage in the two-minute clip.
Ferns has been taken aback that so many people are shocked he is now in a blockbuster – claiming there’s an “inherent snobbery” about soap stars among some armchair pundits.
But moving from soap to the big screen and beyond is not a rarity. You don’t need us to tell you what Kylie‘s been up to since leaving Neighbours, or that Oscar nominee Margot Robbie also started out on Ramsay Street.
But here are a few other stars you may not know also started out with an episode or two in soap.
Tommy Lee Jones