Sol Heras plays Ryan Connor
Sol Heras (born 1987) took over the role of Ryan Connor on Coronation Street, replacing Ben Thompson.
Brought up in Cheshire, Heras is of Spanish/Moroccan descent and the son of Sergio Del Bento, who himself has appeared in well known soap operas.
In 2007, Sol was cast in the scripted talent show drama Rock Rivals which aired in 2008 and marked his first television appearance. Following this, he acted in a feature horror film called Splintered.
Since then, Heras has appeared in episodes ofHollyoaks Later and The Gemma Factor, before taking up his role on Coronation Street.
First appearance on Coronation Street in the UK:
18 July 2014: Now played by Sol Heras,Ryan's return to Weatherfield from university is marked when he runs into Sophie and joins her as she cleans her Steve's house.