Andrew Whyment plays Kirk Sutherland
Andrew Whyment (born 2nd April 1981 in Salford, Greater Manchester) plays Kirk Sutherland on Coronation Street.
Andrew trained at the Laine Johnson Theatre School in Salford.
His first credited part was in Cracker in 1993, and he also
had minor roles in The Cops and Where the Heart Is.
He attended Salford College of Further Education for a BTEC in Performing Arts where his real love was singing.
From 1999 until 2000, Andrew appeared on the BBC comedy The Royle Family.
In 2006, Whyment appeared as a contestant in the ITV reality singing competition Soapstar Superstar, and has also appeared as a celebrity darts player on the game show Bullseye.
Andrew married his wife, Nichola, in July 2007, and they
had their first child, Thomas, in October 2008.
First appearance on Coronation Street in the UK:
22 October 2000: Kirk attended a party thrown by the Duckworths, to celebrate his sister Maria's engagement to Tyrone Dobbs.