The hunky Manchester performer has switched soaps and joined the cast of long-running Aussie soap Neighbours – here’s what we know about him Ryan Thomas is a year-old actor, born on June 10, He’s a Manchester lad who grew up in the city and went on to star in its home-grown soap, Coronation Street. His little brother, Adam, also inherited the acting gene and plays Adam Barton in Emmerdale. What is Ryan famous for? The actor is best-known for playing mechanic Jason Grimshaw in Coronation Street. He was just 16 when he started out on the ITV soap and played the cheeky chap role until June to persue a career in Hollywood. Ryan took a brief diversion from life on the cobbles in for spin-off show Corrie Goes to Kenya, in which he teamed up with on-screen mum Sue Cleaver who plays Eileen Grimshaw and ex co-star Brooke Vincent who plays Sophie Webster as well as Ben Price who takes on the role of Nick Tilsley. The TV star candidly told her she “didn’t do it for him anymore”.

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Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Get daily updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email This week saw Coronation Street unveil their brand new set extension complete with shops, restaurants and police station.

The Victoria Street extension also includes an urban garden, with a memorial bench dedicated to Corrie superfan Marytn Hett and all those who died in the Manchester Arena bomb. Corrie producer Kate Oates said the new set is full of dramatic potential, with the first scenes filmed there due to be screened later this spring. Lots of the actors are thankfully still with Corrie, but we decided to see where the departed Cobbles residents from Christmas are now.

Roy and Hayley Cropper Image: Personally she is a staunch supporter of the Labour party, campaigning for Jeremy Corbyn in the election.

Exciting news Coronation Street fans – a real life soap romance has blossomed on the cobbles of Weatherfield! Daniel Brocklebank has confirmed his relationship with co-star Rob Mallard.

Upon his arrival, he is an aspiring runner – something which Eileen does not completely approve of. He works for a brief period in Sally Webster ‘s Sally Dynevor electrical shop in until the failing business catches fire and is permanently closed down. He finds a traumatised Toyah Battersby Georgia Taylor lying in the ginnel, following her rape in April , while out jogging early one morning. Although Jason has had many romances, all of them were short-lived since he has phobia to commitment.

He seemed to have settled down with Violet Wilson Jenny Platt , even uncharacteristically promising to care for her when he thought she was pregnant. He attempts to continue the relationship but is unable to forgive Violet and ends their relationship. During their separation, he starts dating Sarah and despite reconciling with Violet, he continues his affair with her. Eventually, Violet discovers the affair and dumps Jason. Separated from Violet again, Jason and Sarah continue their relationship, much to the dismay of their mothers.

Their relationship struggles initially as Sarah feels insecure about his feelings for Violet and the fact he proposed to Sarah while still with Violet, leading to a showdown in which Sarah ends her relationship with Jason in the Rovers. After days of constant quarrels, Jason ultimately decides to get back with Sarah and after she refuses to speak to him, Jason breaks into her house and proposes.

Ryan Thomas bankrupt: Coronation Street’s Jason Grimshaw goes bust after tax dispute

Jason Grimshaw Tony Stewart made his first screen appearance on 2 March The character was originally played by Alan Igbon , but Terence Maynard took over the role in While series producer Stuart Blackburn commented “His arrival is going to cause massive ructions for the Grimshaws. He is a man who can be your best friend or your worst enemy — and with a long history of lies and betrayal, this is a guy who has an awful lot of making up to do.

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Police discovered the year-old had been struggling with his stuttering career, stress and his sexuality in the months before he committed suicide. Only a week before he threw himself into a lagoon at a disused quarry after self-harming at his home when he became overwhelmed by events in his life. Mr Smith, who also had roles in Emmerdale and Hollyoaks, was found drowned in the quarry near his home Wirksworth, Derbyshire, on January 6 this year.

He was admitted there on December 30 after being found at his home by police suffering from self-inflicted injuries. They were called after friends rang fearing for his wellbeing. In the message he told Tom Lewin he was “Sorry I have to go now. You’re the only one who can do this. Bizarrely he also claimed it would “improve his acting”. Mr Lewin rang for help and police smashed down the door at his home and found him unconscious in the bathroom. They revived him, but he told them he did not want to be saved.

Coronation Street actor killed himself hours after finding out about his father’s death

Jason Grimshaw Tony Stewart made his first screen appearance on 2 March The character was originally played by Alan Igbon , but Terence Maynard took over the role in While series producer Stuart Blackburn commented “His arrival is going to cause massive ructions for the Grimshaws. He is a man who can be your best friend or your worst enemy — and with a long history of lies and betrayal, this is a guy who has an awful lot of making up to do.

Tony bumps into Jason in the cafe. Jason is off-hand but Tony persuades him to sit down and talk to him.

Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas is bankrupt, the Mirror can reveal. The actor, who plays builder Jason Grimshaw, earns an estimated £90, a year. But he was declared bankrupt last week after.

Fans will be surprised star Ryan Thomas is bankrupt Image: Xposure Get soaps updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribingWe have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas is bankrupt, the Mirror can reveal. But he was declared bankrupt last week after a petition by HM Revenue and Customs. It is understood the action follows a dispute over unpaid taxes.

Tonight Thomas was not available to comment on his financial situation. No-one was at his address, a flat above a tanning shop in south Manchester. Ryan has played the hunky Jason Grimshaw for almost 13 years and news of his bankruptcy will shock fans of the star. Just three years ago he was photographed flashing his gold credit card as he relaxed next to a swimming pool in Marbella, Spain, surrounded by bikini-clad women – having splashed out on cocktails and Verve Clicquot champagne.

But despite the attention of his female fans, he told the Mirror earlier this year he was now single and devoting all his attention to his four-year-old girl Scarlett. PA Tina, 30, who went on to star in Waterloo Road, said: Those were his words.

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He is known for playing mechanic Jason Grimshaw in Corrie Who is Ryan Thomas dating? Ryan dated former Coronation Street co-star Tina O’Brien (who plays Sarah Platt) for six years from

One afternoon Sally was hoovering under the couch when suddenly Sophie jumped up screaming “You’ve killed her! You’ve killed Ebony Ray! Sally’s expression was priceless. Chesney walking in on Sally Webster in the shower. David got into a fight with Jason in the middle of the street and made a false accusation to the police. This led to a shouting match in the middle of the street and David was eventually found out.

Cue Eileen saying cheerfully “Well, I’ll put the tea on” while Gail is still reeling. Eileen finds out Sarah Platt is pregnant again and goes around to Gail’s house. Eileen, what brings you round here?

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Shortly after her 13th birthday Sarah was taken to the doctors by her mother Gail when worried about her putting on weight, but it was shockingly revealed she was pregnant! Bethany was born in June Only a mere few hours after her birth, Bethany ended up abducted by Alison Webster who had suffered a breakdown after the death of her own son Jake.

Well, reports suggest that since the break-up, the Coronation Street actress has been focusing on her career and has moved on with her life. In fact, rumour has it that she’s seeing someone new.

Background Young Tony Stewart in the early s. Tony and Eileen had a short-term relationship in the early s which resulted in the birth of Jason in June Tony had rarely much to do with his family and Eileen quickly moved on with her life. After another similar relationship, she gave birth to her second son Todd in January Tony maintained little contact over the years and did not play much of a part in his son’s life, leaving Eileen to bear most of the responsibilities. He later later bumped into Jason at Roy’s Rolls and Tony attempted to convince his son to talk to him.

Jason agreed to meet his father for a drink and the pair got along well. Tony decided to help Jason by getting him a job at the building site he worked on, but Eileen didn’t trust Tony and tried to warn Jason away from him, A row soon ensued as Jason accused her of not giving Tony a chance. After moving out of 11 Coronation Street , Jason turned up at Tony and Merle’s house and much to their horror, announced his intentions of staying with them.

Merle wasn’t happy as it was her house and demanded that Tony got rid of Jason but he couldn’t bring himself to do so. After much pressure, Tony persuaded an upset Jason to move back home.

Jason Grimshaw Emotionally Leaves Weatherfield – Coronation Street