When this yr’s I’m A Celebrity line-up was revealed by ITV, one rumoured contestant was notably absent.
Coronation Avenue star Andy Whyment, who had been closely tipped to be getting into the jungle for weeks main as much as the massive announcement, was since confirmed as one among this yr’s late entries to camp.
Right here’s every little thing you want to learn about one among Corrie’s most recognisable faces…
Identified for: His efficiency as Kirk Sutherland in Coronation Avenue
Who is Andy Whyment?
Whyment grew up in Clifton, Larger Manchester and obtained performing coaching on the close by Laine Johnson Theatre Faculty in Salford.
His performing profession started to choose 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 identified for his function of Kirk Sutherland on the ITV cleaning soap opera Coronation Avenue.
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, putting sixth total with skilled skater Vicky Ogden.