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17/02/2016 07:53 GMT | Updated 17/02/2016 07:59 GMT

EastEnders' Danny Dyer Nominated For LGBT Award In Celebrity Straight Ally Category, Alongside James Sutton And Holly Willoughby

Danny Dyer will battle it out for another prestigious prize next month, as he's been nominated for a British LGBT Award.

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The ‘EastEnders’ hardman, who plays pub landlord Mick Carter, has been shortlisted in the Celebrity Straight Ally category, which honours heterosexual stars who have supported the LGBTQ community.

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Danny has been nominated alongside ‘Hollyoaks’ actor James Sutton, who plays gay teacher John Paul McQueen.

Bette Midler, Kim Cattrall, Jennifer Saunders and Holly Willoughby are also in the running for the award.

Danny has made a series of positive comments about his gay fans, while his character Mick, was also involved in a touching scene back in 2014, when his son Johnny came out to him.

Also up for Celebrity Of The Year are Hollyoaks​' Kieron Richardson, comic Alan Carr, model Cara Delevingne, director Dustin Lance Black, singer Boy George, reality star Caitlyn Jenner, actress Ruby Rose and actor Ben Whishaw​.​

Voting for the awards is currently open, with the ceremony taking place on 22 March.

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