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Meet Andy Whyment – the Coronation Street star doing I’m a Celebrity


The actor has had a starring diagram on Coronation Avenue for nearly two decades

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When this twelve months’s I’m A Enormous title line-up became as soon as revealed by ITV, one rumoured contestant became as soon as particularly absent.

Coronation Avenue star Andy Whyment, who had been carefully tipped to be coming into the jungle for weeks main as much as the mountainous announcement, became as soon as since confirmed as one in all this twelve months’s late entries to camp.

Here’s every thing or no longer it is predominant to know about one in all Corrie’s most recognisable faces…

I’m A Enormous title 2019 forged line-up: Andy Whyment

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Andy Whyment as Kirk Sutherland in Coronation Avenue

Age: 38

Identified for: His performance as Kirk Sutherland in Coronation Avenue

Twitter: @AndyWhyment81

Who is Andy Whyment?

Whyment grew up in Clifton, Elevated Manchester and bought performing coaching on the nearby Laine Johnson Theatre College in Salford.

His performing profession began to in finding up steam in the 1990s, with minor roles in Cracker starring Robbie Coltrane, as neatly as Heartbeat and The set aside The Coronary heart Is.

Followers of classic British comedy will recognise him as Darren from The Royle Family, however Whyment is easiest known for his diagram of Kirk Sutherland on the ITV cleaning soap opera Coronation Avenue.

He has been having fun with the persona since 2000, and picked up the Finest Comedy Efficiency gong on the British Soap Awards in 2003.

In 2012, he competed on ITV’s Dancing On Ice, putting sixth total with legit skater Vicky Ogden.



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