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Dirk Savage

Dirk savage

First Appearance
15 April 2011
Last Appearance
Current Character
School Caretaker, Emporium Owner
Cindy Savage (Wife)
Hilton Cunningham (Stepson)
Holly Cunningham (Stepdaughter)
Liberty Savage (Daughter)
Will Savage (Son)
Dennis Savage (Nephew)
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

In March 2011, it was announced that Liberty's family would be introduced to Hollyoaks. Actor David Kennedy was cast in the role of Dirk Savage, the father of Liberty, Will and Dodger. Of the family, a Hollyoaks spokesperson added: "The new family will take the village by storm and are set to rub all the McQueens up the wrong way. The Savage family get evicted from their home when Dirk can't keep up with the payments. Liberty is furious to come home and find her house all boarded up but big brother Dodger has a new house for them to live

in! While the McQueens are away on holiday, Dodger moves his family into the empty house and declares squatters' rights! How will the McQueens react to their new housemates?"

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+:Dirk's current shot has just himself standing in front of a mirror straightening his bow tie after Charles' recent death.

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