JAKE WOOD

Actor

Born in London in 1972, Jake Wood has been acting since he was a teenager, he has had roles in a number of television series, including Red Dwarf, The Wilsons and Trial & Retribution, and appeared in films Vera Drake and The Illusionist. Jake is probably best known for his role of Max Branning on the BBC drama serial EastEnders, which he joined in 2006, winning awards at the British Soap Awards for Best Storyline in 2008 and Best On-Screen Partnership in 2012. Outside of work, he enjoys sports including rock-climbing, running cycling and boxing, and has taken part in the Great North Run.

Jake will be taking part in the twelfth series of Strictly Come Dancing, and his professional dance partner will be Janette Manrara.

Strictly Come Dancing

Week Dance Song Judges scores TotalLeaderboard*
      CraigDarceyDonnyLenBruno   
1 Tango Toxic 7 7 - 7 7 28 2nd (15)
2 Salsa Mambo No. 5 8 9 - 9 9 35 1st (15)
3 Waltz The Godfather Waltz 8 8 8 8 8 40 =4th (14)
4 Jive All Shook Up 8 9 - 8 8 33 =1st (13)
5 Quickstep I'm Still Standing 7 8 - 8 8 31 5th (12)
6 Paso doble Black Betty 6 7 - 8 8 29 =5th (11)
7 Rumba Strangers In The Night 6 7 - 7 7 27 =8th (10)
8 American Smooth Feeling Good 9 9 - 9 9 36 =5th (9)
9 Samba Macarena 9 10 - 10 9 38 =1st (8)
10 Argentine Tango Zorba The Greek 5 8 - 8 8 29 6th (7)
11 Charleston Entry of the Gladiators 9 9 - 10 10 38 -
11 Waltz-a-thon 6th Place 1 =3rd (6)
12 Cha cha cha Boogie Shoes 6 8 - 8 8 30
12 Viennese Waltz When A Man Loves A Woman 7 8 - 8 8 31 5th (5)
*Leaderboard position in Week 2 is based on a combined score from Week 1 and Week 2 dances.

 

Week 12 - Viennese Waltz

 

Week 12 - Cha cha cha

 

Week 11 - Charleston

 

Week 10 - Argentine Tango

 

Week 9 - Samba

 

Week 8 - American Smooth

 

Week 7 - Rumba

 

Week 6 - Paso doble

 

Week 5 - Quickstep

 

Week 4 - Jive

 

Week 3 - Waltz

 

Week 2 - Salsa

 

Week 1 - Tango

 

First steps …