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Andy Whyment

Talented Mancunian actor Andrew Whyment is best known for his long term role as Kirk Sutherland in ITV’s Coronation Street. Andy is an award-winning comedy actor, known for his courage and commitment to roles as well as adding his own unique sense of humour.

Andy started acting at just 12 years old and garnered minor roles in a number of British dramas, including Cracker and Heartbeat during the 1990’s; however his real big break came in 1999, when he landed the role of Darren Sinclair-Jones in the BBC comedy series The Royle Family.

Since his success in The Royle Family, Andrew has played Kirk Sutherland on Coronation Street for well over a decade, his character, who is known for his comedy antics, is one of the most popular on the show and Andy is a big fan favourite, being so recognizable.

In 2003, Andrew received an award for Best Comedy Performance at the prestigious British Soap Awards. Outside his work as an actor Andy Whyment is famous for his love of Manchester based sports teams, Salford RLFC and Manchester United and has appeared on Sky Sports where he has voiced his support and commented on the techniques and success of his favourite teams. Most recently featuring in ITV’s Im A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here