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Michael Rose is the father of Matthew Rose and the ex-husband of Susan Rose. He made his first appearance 15 February 1996. He is portrayed by Russell Floyd.

Storylines[]

Michael first appeared when he settled in Walford as a market inspector in February 1996.

Michael had a crush on April Branning but no relationship ever developed between the pair.

In August 1997, Michael visited his ex-wife Susan Rose in hospital, who is suffering from multiple sclerosis. Michael took his son Matthew Rose out for lunch and the relationship between them improved. Eventually, Michael got back with Susan and her and Michael lived in Albert Square for a while.

In December 1998, trainee market inspector Lisa Shaw arrives and became attracted to Michael. They had an affair, but Michael ended it with Lisa and moved to Leeds to start a new life with Susan in February 1999.

During 1999, Matthew was wrongly imprisoned for the murder of Saskia Duncan. Michael returned a few times to visit him and he became enemies with Steve Owen - the real culprit - for framing his son. Michael's last appearance was in December 1999.

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