Mac Nightingale

Mac nightingale

First Appearnce
13 May 2015
Last Appearance
Current Character
Portrayed By
Marnie Nightingale (m. unknown time, divorced)
Cindy Cunningham (m. 2014-16, divorced)
Neeta Kaur (Ex-Fiance), Lisa Loveday (Lover)
Manslaughter Victims
Attempted Murder Victims

Mackenzie Arthur "Mac" Nightingale (Credited first as Mystery Man) is character played by David Easter, made his first on-screen appearance on 13 May 2015. The character and casting was announced on 12 May 2015. Mac is Cindy Cunningham's (Stephanie Waring) husband, who she had married during one of her bipolar episodes.

Characterisation Edit

Mac has been billed as "the kind of landlord everyone wants a pint with" and that he "oozes style and roguish charm", as well as the fact that "he'll go to the ends of the earth to protect his family."

Arrival (May) Edit

Mac will seek a divorce from Cindy, whilst she tries to keep his existence a secret from Dirk Savage (David Kennedy). It was later revealed that Mac would be part of the new Nightingale family, who would arrive and take over The Dog in the Pond. 

Arrival (October) Edit

In October 2015, Mac buys The Dog in the Pond from Jack Osborne off screen. Before this, Mac calls Cindy, telling her to go through with the divorce. Mac arrives with his family, when Mac sees Cindy, Cindy hurries to leave Hollyoaks with Dirk for a holiday. Mac constantly texts Neeta Kaur (Amrit Maghera) (who is back in Mac's old home). Ellie clearly doesn't approve of this and steals his phone. Neeta then arrives and Ellie tries to make her leave.

Intro Edit

2015-2016: Mac and Neeta are sat in a royal room, Neeta sits on a chair and hands Neeta a sceptre. Following the death of Rachel, Mac hands Neeta a rose instead.

2016-2017: Mac is toasting drink with Diego Salvador Martinez Hernandez De La Cruz and Dirk Savage

2017-: Mac is toasting a drink with Dirk Savage

Gallery Edit

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