It was challenging for him to undergo police cadet training, as his schedule often clashed with his skating training sessions.
On 15 October 1994, Dean married American skater Jill Trenary in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
They have two sons, Jack Robert and Sam Colin, and resided in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
They spend most of their days working together at Elstree studios in north London and now it seems they may be spending most of their nights together too.” On Monday blonde Karen was photographed entering Christopher’s apartment block in Bushey, Hertfordshire, at 9.50pm.
Karen – who once dated fellow judge Nicky Slater – drove to work at 9am next day, while Christopher was photographed leaving an hour later.
Dean never talked about this with his father or stepmother, both of whom have died. From 1974 to 1980, he was a police constable with Nottinghamshire Police.
Christopher Dean began to skate at the age of 10 after he received a pair of skates as a Christmas present. At school he was captain of the football team and he saw ice skating as a sport that was athletic and graceful. They began skating together when he was 14 and competed as ice dancers for a few years under their instructor Len Sayward.
The Dancing On Ice star, 51, has separated from the glamorous American amid claims that he has struck up a romance with married show judge Karen Barber.
His spokesman has refuted the rumours, which began after Karen, who is married to the show’s trainer Stephen Pickavance, was seen leaving Christopher’s flat last week.
They received nine 6.0 marks for artistic impression, (three more for technical merit for a total of twelve 6.0 marks) the highest possible score and the only time ever that an all-perfect score was achieved.