Dirk Savage

Dirk savage

First Appearance
15 April 2011
Last Appearance
Current Character
School Caretaker, Emporium Owner
Cindy Savage (Estranged Wife)
Anna Blake (Ex-Wife)
Hilton Cunningham (Adoptive Son)
Holly Cunningham (Stepdaughter)
Alfie Nightingale(Stepson)
Sienna Blake (Stepdaughter)
Liberty Savage (Daughter)
Will Savage (Son)
Nick Savage (Nephew)
Dennis Savage (Nephew)
Dodger Savage (Adoptive Son)
Sophie Katy Blake Fox (Adoptive Granddaughter)
Sebastian Mark Blake Fox (Adoptive Grandson)
Portrayed By
Current Home

Dirk Savage, played by David Kennedy, is the father of Liberty (Abi Phillips) and Will Savage (James Atherton) and stepfather of Dodger Savage (Danny Mac), Sienna Blake (Anna Passey), Hilton Cunningham and Holly Cunningham (Amanda Clapham) and uncle of Dennis Savage (Joe Tracini). He made his first on-screen appearance on 15 April 2011.

Characterisation Edit

Dirk is described as sharing "many traits with Dodger". He also "tries to charm show regular Myra McQueen (Nicole Barber-Lane)".

Arrival Edit

Dirk arrives with his family and squats in the McQueen household. He charms Myra into letting him move his camper van into their front garden. The pair have a casual fling, much to the annoyance of the rest of the McQueen household. He also asked her to marry him but she says no she's not ready. Dirk later supports Liberty through her exam results, while more bad news for Dirk, as his son Will was accident after he thinks that Texas was the one who made him accident and left him paralyzed, and found out that Anna is still alive. Will began to hated him, after he thinks that he betrayal him for Dodger, but, told him that he loved him and care for him, despite he killed Anna and Texas.

Will and Charles' death Edit

In 2015, Will dies, and he attend the funeral alongside with his brother and girlfriend Cindy, his daughter Liberty and nephew Dennis cannot attend the funeral, alongside with his adoptive son Dodger and twin sister Sienna who had refused to attend.

Dirk also has more tragedy when his brother Charles Savage died seven months after the death of his son Will, killed by the Gloved Hand Killer (Lindsey Butterfield), causing him devastated and never got a chance to forgive him since they were argument. He's had storylines including getting mugged my Robbie Roscoe (Charlie Wernham), having a serious relationship with Cindy Cunningham (Stephanie Waring) and being adopting father to Hilton Savage who's real father is Doctor Browning. Dirk later discover that Cindy was married to Mac Nightingale in secret, causing him to divorce with her, and discover she had a son with Mac, but, he's forgives her after he discover that it was her father Gordon Cunningham who arrange the marriage with Mac. Dirk later support Cindy when his stepson Alfie had cancer.

Intro Edit

Dirk has had three introduction shots.

  • 2013-2014:Dirk's first shot had him as a reflection in the mirror of Patrick's shot.
  • 2014-Oct 2015:Dirk's next shot was joint with his brother Charles standing in front of a mirror straightening their bow ties.
  • October 2015 - September 2016 :Dirk's current shot has just himself standing in front of a mirror straightening his bow tie after Charles' recent death.
  • September 2016 - March 2017: he's toasting drinks with Mac Nightingale and Diego Salvador Martinez Hernandez De La Cruz
  • March 2017 - Present: he's toasting drinks with Mac Nightingale

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