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Dan Zappieri made his first appearance on 11 March 1996. He is portrayed by Carl Pizzie.

Storylines[]

Dan was a drug dealer, who befriended Tony Hills. They sold drugs together.

Tony was easily drawn into Dan's world as he thought it was exciting and he liked having money.

When two of Dan's customers suffered serious side effects from his drugs, he was unconcerned - he only cared about money.

Notes[]

  • Actor Carl Pizzie had said about his character, "He likes playing the bad guy, he thinks his life is a bit like an Al Pacino movie." He found parts of Dan's storylines challenging to play, as he did not touch drugs, but he liked that the show was tackling the subject matter and the negative effects taking drugs had on people.
  • An Inside Soap columnist branded the character "Desperate Dan" and "Walford's latest villain".

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