An EastEnders legend is Gary Oldman's sister and it's messing people up 2 years ago

An EastEnders legend is Gary Oldman's sister and it's messing people up

A recent picture of the pair together has been circulating on social media.

It's been a pretty good week for Gary Oldman - if by 'pretty good week' I mean 'one of the best weeks of his life'.

Having waited for over four decades to be recognised at the Academy Awards, on Sunday night he finally picked up the prize for Best Actor, coming close to tears in his emotional acceptance speed.

With everyone's so proud to see a Brit picking up the gong; the Oscars have made him a bit of a focal point. And one long-forgotten fact that has re-surfaced is that Gary Oldman's sister is Laila Morse, better known for playing Big Mo in EastEnders.

As you can see by this picture of them together:

And you can probably imagine that Twitter has being going wild over the revelation: