Ian Albert Beale (1 March 1969) is a fictional character in the British BBCseries EastEnders. He is played by Adam Woodyatt since 1985 , the only remaining of the original cast, and has starred in more than 2000 episodes.


[hide]*1 History



Birth of a businessman[Edit]Edit

Ian is the son of Pete and Kathy Beale. His aunt is Pauline Fowler, mother of Mark, Michelle and Martin. To father's side, he has two brothers; Simon and David Wicks.

Ian feels nothing for the fruit and vegetable stall of his father to take over; He would rather Cook and from the catering vocational school. As Pete questions whether his son is a real man get Ian temporarily in the boxing ring. In any case, there appears to be a businessman in him to take shelter; so he has a company with Kelvin Carpenter and Lofty Holloway in 1988 and he runs a mobile disco with Barry Clark. After his final exam is Ian to get started in the cafeteria of Ali Osman to go it alone. During this period he presents for the first time as the ruthless businessman that everyone knows; He Mehmet Ali and his companion gambling money lends with interest but because Ali is unable to pay his debts is Ian at a young age the new owner of the cafe.


Marriage with Cindy Williams and Steven's birth[Edit]Edit

Meanwhile, the yuppie a relationship with Cindy Williams; they engaged with one another in February 1989 but shortly afterwards let Cindy impregnate themselves by her former Simon. However, nothing feels Wicksyfor order to be father and already full of reluctantly gives her Yes-Word Cindy in October to Ian who still think they are child wears. Steven on december 25, is born; Simon is still overcome with paternal feelings and to submit it back again behind Ians with Cindy.

Ian gets In August 1990 then finally told that he is not the father of Steven. Ian tries to commit suicide by driving his car; He survives the and while he is in hospital Cindy with Simon and Steven flight to her mother inDevon. With a shooting weapon put Ian the chase and caught Cindy with Simon as he is the war between the Beales and the Wickses. Ian takes revenge by Simon to employ as a driver and the mans car van to sabotage. However, this takes out wrong because takes Steven Simon; Ian tries to stop them but the accident can no longer be averted and in december he sees Cindy, Simon and Steven from Walford leave.


Birth of twins and death of Pete[Edit]Edit

Ian tackles are catering company (Meale Machine) and manages to antagonize everyone against itself in the. In 1992 he goes looking for Cindy who is dumped by Wicksy ; He knows to get her back to Walford on 7 december 1993 and get them twins, Peter and Lucy. Their joy is tempered by the news that father Pete in a car accident died.


Assassination attempt and relationship with Mel Healy[Edit]Edit

In 1994 Ian opens a fish and fries tent but he neglects his business obsession by Cindy and he through a private detective must find out that they cheating with David. Ian gets her to court and drag the assigned custody of the children; he narrowly survives an assassination attempt and while he recovers from his gunshot wound flight Cindy with the guys (Lucy is ill in bed) to Italy. Ian put in the pursuit in 1997 , with the assistance of the brothers Phil and Grant Mitchell(father-in-law); Cindy ends up in jail where she dies in 1998 after the birth of her fourth child.

Ian opens a antique shop and allows Melanie Healy to domineeszus as a business leader. In August 1999 he asks her to marry him but soon save the doubts to Mel, especially since they while on holiday in Brightonhas been to bed with Steve Owen. Afraid that Mel is leaving him Ian retrieves her over by lying that Lucy is terminally ill; they get married on 31 december 1999 at a joint ceremony with Barry and Natalie Evans but even before the new millennium has started discovered Mel the letter stating that Lucy is perfectly healthy and is correct.


Bankruptcy and marriage with Laura Dunn[Edit]Edit

Ian tackles the market of renovated house sale but going bankrupt in november 2000 . Thanks to the support of child care Laura Dunn he comes on the road, and in January 2001 the fish and fries tent reopened.Phil and Barry come along to give him his artistic decline in rubbing.

Ian and Laura In may give each other their Yes-Word but in no time, things go wrong; Laura wants a child but Ian finds that three enough and after yet another feud he seeks comfort from the prostitute Janine Butcher not afraid for blackmail. "Two thousand peak, cash-in-hand, or else I'm going with the Waldschmidt chat" is the unnecessary threat; unnecessary, because Steven finds out and tells all to Laura Simon in december 2002 at live in New Zealand . Ian is temporarily put on the streets but Laura forgive him and asks again to a child; Ian says or Yes but in the meantime it is sterilize. As Laura still get pregnant he put her with his conclusions and draws Ian Christmas on the street ("there is no Christmas!"). In 2003 Laura like a son, Bobby; for a long time thought that garage worker Garry Hobbs (then married to Lynne Slater) the father is but if Bobby needs a blood transfusion and both parents are unsuitable donors shows how it really is. Ian had just after the surgery (which only after six weeks worked) sex with Laura in order not to arouse suspicion;After Laura in 2004 a death trap of the stairs makes Bobby his father is recognized.


Feud with Phil Mitchell and marriage with Jane Collins[Edit]Edit

Since 1995 lives on a war footing with Phil; the balding bully gave him a rinse on the toilet, married to Kathy and chased her to South Africa with his fists and alcohol abuse. When the bankrupt Ian him for a loan was begged the answer is no; "People like you, I'm more than was encountered when the AA; they lost everything and I'm glad you are going through the check out now ". The feud flared again In 2001; not by the comment "Finally you have found your true calling; baking chips "but by the fact that Ian Phil left for dead when he was shot.

Phil In april 2005 is on the run from the police; He claims that Ian helps him to escape but is trapped. Half a year later, at the return of the Phil, is reunited with Grant Ian forced to the garage (which he bought from Phil's sister Sam) to face off. In 2006 Kathy dies in a traffic accident and Ian get custody of his little brother Ben. Of course, he tries to keep Phil and he goes even a weekend camping; Phil is furious and threatens on Bens birthday he Ian in a cake with lighted candles to push ("no time? Then you make but time "). Ultimately, Am still living with his father. In 2007 Ian and Phil truce seem to shut when they go camping with the kids and survive a fall into the water; It is only short-lived.

In July 2007 marries Ian with Jane Collins, which he then three years know. With her he wants to have a child but that desire is taken by a bullet of the Steven had taken hostage three weeks that Ian returned on a haunted flat after a ' Cindy-lives-still ' plague campaign. Ian brings Steven to a psychiatric clinic before he takes it back in house, much to the chagrin of Jane. If it turns out that Steven Lucy has helped with run away it is finally over.


Archie Mitchell's murder[Edit]Edit

In 2009 Ian runs again in the fall of Janine; He is forced to a loan agreement with Phil (obtained in expiry of the ultimatum to innkeeper of the Queen Victoria makes) to her and the devious to sell Archie Mitchell , else gets Jane to hear a suggestive sound recording. Initially refuses to give Ian added ("that can I'm not inflict") but he also turns out to be corrupt and just before Christmas the Mitchells from the Vic put. Ian tries to steal wants to save by the laptop with the incriminating recording but is associated with the murder of Archie, not helped by the fact that he throws the laptop in the water and that images of his. Ian, however, smoking and on February 19, 2010 turns out to be the culprit Stacey Slater , though the Bradley Branning died as the official culprit designated.

Pregnancy of Lucy and revenge of Jane[Edit]Edit

On his 41st birthday, Ian is sentenced to community service by 20 hours. A week later he gets to hear that Lucy is pregnant and that she wants to cede to him the child and Jane now their adoption plans by the thing Archie in the water have fallen. Ian pretends to agree to Lucy in to show where she starts but after seeing a childbirth-DVD, which also heard at his plan, he still tack.

Then get Lucy reservations and she decides to go to the abortion clinic; Ian skips of the parks service to support his daughter. Against Jane tells he that Lucy has had a miscarriage, but if this lie comes to light is a revenge action planned. Ian finds out that he soon left empty-handed and is referred to by Jane forced to confess everything. However, she has a surprise for him; She is again what with Masood started. Ian please let there not by sitting and tells Zainab publicly the truth. Jane has struck her battle and then leave may 19, 2011 the Square. Ian does not own more of the cafeteria, and there Peter and Lucy all his left (exactly as predicted Phil in 2003) he can now fully focus on Bobby.


Relationship with Mandy[Edit]Edit

In the end Lucy back; Ian has a relationship with Mandy after whom he named the recovered cafeteria. Ian is forced to choose between his daughter and a fifth marriage, and opts for the latter. But in the meantime he is in debt and has turned in his confession he Am Heather Trott to have murdered; If he, dressed in pajamas and robe, he is publicly on the knees goes flat out rejected. Ian touches of battle and goes there in confounded State off.

Two months later he was found in a shelter for the homeless where Lauren works. Ian returns to the Square but is referred to by Lucy welcomed not as a lost father.

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