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Thursday 2nd July 2020

Emmerdale cast share birthday wishes for Jeff Hordley's 50th

Actor plays soap fave Cain Dingle

Stars of Emmerdale have hit up social media to pay birthday tributes to Jeff Hordley for his 50th birthday this weekend.

Jeff, who plays Cain Dingle, turned 50 yesterday (Saturday, March 7) and is clearly as popular with his castmates as he is with viewers!

Jeff with wife and co-star Zoe Henry (Credit: Splash)

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Charley Webb, who plays on-screen daughter, Debbie, shared a pic of the pair on Instagram.

Alongside the glam snap she wrote:"Happy fifty years to my right arm."

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HaPpY FiFtY YeArS to my right arm @jeffpercy. And HaPpY TwElVe YeArS to my middle rotter who makes me do TiKToks that I definitely can’t do @misskewell_ 💛

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And Danny Miller, who plays Aaron Dingle, joked that Jeff was actually turning 40.

"Happy 40th Birthday to my favourite Cain Dingle in the whole of Emmerdale/the world," he quipped.

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Happy 40th Birthday to my favourite Cain Dingle in the whole of Emmerdale slash the world!

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Fans also chimed in on social media to celebrate the soap's ultimate bad boy...

Jeff has been a part of Emmerdale since he was 27, joining in 1997. He's as handsome now as ever, we're sure you'll agree!

Jeff's been delighting fans in Emmerdale since 97 (Credit: ITV/YouTube)

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The brooding Dingle has tucked plenty of drama under his belt within that time. Most recently he accidentally shot his son Nate, thinking he was an intruder, which has been hush-hushed.

There's squeaky bum time in the village with DI Malone on the sniff to discover who was responsible.

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