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EastEnders’ Big Mo shown in rare snap with A-lister little brother

They spent Christmas together...

Most of us try to see our family unit over the Christmas period, and EastEnders star Laila Morse is no exception.

But, in Laila’s case, her family includes Hollywood A-lister Gary Oldman!

We can just imagine the stories around the dinner table…

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This is what a Slater family Christmas looks like… (Credit: BBC)

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While Laila, who plays Big Mo Slater in BBC soap EastEnders, rarely talks about her little brother and refuses to dine out on their connection, the truth is they are close siblings.

And this December, she flew out to be with him in America and the pair and their respective families celebrated with a “proper English Christmas dinner”.

And – lucky for us nosy lot – shared some photos of their time together.

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Laila plays gooseberry as her brother kisses wife Gisele (Credit: Instagram @giseleschmidtofficial)

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One rare pic shows Laila with her bro Gary, his wife Gisele Schmidt and Gary’s older kids.

Sharing the snaps, photographer Gisele simply wrote the caption: “Love & Laughter.”

In another shot – entitled ‘Family lunch at the Parker – Laila is again standing next to her sibling while all the party smile for the camera.

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Now THIS is a Christmas we can get behind – celebrities, sunshine… (Credit: Instagram @giseleschmidtofficial)

Laila is also seen helping to make a “proper English Christmas dinner” of turkey and roast potatoes alongside her brother and other helpers.

In other happy photos, Laila and Gary are seen sitting down for dinner, alongside the usual Christmas lunch accompaniments – plenty of booze and some crackers waiting to be pulled.

Alongside the photos, Gary’s wife Gisele shared the festive love by writing: “Happy Holidays from our table to yours!! Nothing like getting the family together.”

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Now that’s a proper English Christmas dinner!

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Actress Laila, 73, may not be AS famous in Hollywood as her 60-year-old brother, but she has starred in her fair share of films.

Gary has appeared in hundreds of movies from The Dark Knight to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and the Harry Potter films, even winning an Academy Award this year for his role as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.

Laila, meanwhile, has starred in gritty British drama Nil By Mouth, a film with Ray Winstone in the lead role and directed by her brother.

She also appears in the new Hellboy film, with some fans even saying she is the best thing in the trailer!

Laila is seen working in a chippy where she rudely asks Hellboy for some ID – despite his rather unique appearance (red skin, sawn off horns, huge abs…).

But in more dramatic scenes, she is later seen brandishing a huge machine gun and shooting at an unseen enemy…

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