When this yr’s I’m A Celebrity line-up was revealed by ITV, one rumoured contestant was notably absent.
Coronation Road star Andy Whyment, who had been closely tipped to be coming into the jungle for weeks main as much as the massive announcement, was since confirmed as one in all this yr’s late entries to camp.
Right here’s every part it is advisable to learn about one in all Corrie’s most recognisable faces…
Recognized for: His efficiency as Kirk Sutherland in Coronation Road
Who’s Andy Whyment?
Whyment grew up in Clifton, Higher Manchester and acquired appearing coaching on the close by Laine Johnson Theatre College in Salford.
His appearing profession started to select up steam within the 1990s, with minor roles in Cracker starring Robbie Coltrane, in addition to Heartbeat and The place The Coronary heart Is.
Followers of basic British comedy will recognise him as Darren from The Royle Household, however Whyment is finest recognized for his function of Kirk Sutherland on the ITV cleaning soap opera Coronation Road.
He has been taking part in the character since 2000, and picked up the Greatest Comedy Efficiency gong on the British Cleaning soap Awards in 2003.
In 2012, he competed on ITV’s Dancing On Ice, inserting sixth total with skilled skater Vicky Ogden.