Ray Win­stone

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is best known for his roles in films ms in­clud­ing Hugo, Snow White And The Hunts­man an and last year’s big-screen re­make of The Sweeney. y. But a TV role he felt he couldn’t turn down was as Joe in Fa­ther’s Day (right), a short drama shown n on ITV4 tonight. Ray, 56, says, ‘ The film m con­tains an im­por­tant mes­sage about the e dangers of prostate can­cer and, as I lost my y own mum to can­cer, I re­ally wanted to take part rt in it.’ Ray, who can be seen reg­u­larly in ad­verts for a bet­ting b tti com­pany dur­ing tele­vised sports events, was last seen in a TV drama in 2011, play­ing Abel Magwitch (left) in the BBC’s ver­sion of Great

Ex­pec­ta­tions.

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