|Portrayed by||Richard Vanstone|
|First Appearance||18 September 2000|
|Last Appearance||15 February 2001|
Eddie arrived in Walford on the day of his aunt Ethel Skinner's funeral and later begins lodging with the Fowlers at 45 Albert Square, along with his daughter, Kerry Skinner. Eddie was born and bred in Walford, and he knew many of then current residents, such as Pat Evans, Mo Harris, Pauline Fowler and Dot Cotton from his youth. He also knew Den Watts, Pete Beale, Arthur Fowler, Angie Watts and Kathy Beale from his time at Walford. He had left Walford in 1970.
Eddie begins working on Mark Fowler's stall and later develops a crush on Mark's mother Pauline Fowler, but it is not reciprocated. It is revealed that Nick Cotton had spent some time in prison with Eddie and is about to reveal this to Pauline, but Eddie tells her first. Eddie later leaves the Square, his whereabouts are currently unknown.