First appearing on Coronation Street in 1983, Curly Watts said her goodbyes to the cobblestones twenty years later, in September 2003.
Since then, the actor Kevin Kennedy as has undergone quite a few transformations and even switched to a singing career.
Corrie’s Curly is known for her unlucky personality in love and her recognizable bleach blonde hair, oval glasses, and grin.
Curly has finally found true love in the arms of his second wife Emma Watts, played by Angela Lonsdale.
But unlike his character on screen, Kevin’s love life is less turbulent when he is happily married to wife Clare since 1996.
The couple even have three children together.
After leaving Weatherfield, Kevin’s appearance has changed dramatically as can be witnessed on His Instagram, where he shares ordinary moments of his day.
🔵 Read ours soap spoilers live blog for the latest gossip
Although he can sometimes be seen with a pair of specs that he usually changes up with sunglasses, the actor still has his brown hair swept to the side.
In one Instagram snap, Kevin flashed a big smile for the camera wearing nothing more than a bandana and a pair of sunglasses as he enjoyed time near the ocean.
“A day at the beach,” Kevin captioned.
In another moment shared in November 2021, Kevin can be seen on a boat, heading to New York.
“I’ve done it a few times but it’s still fun,” he wrote.
Kevin went on to appear in other shows such as Holby City (when he took on David Bowie’s Graham Ollerinshaw in 2017) and starred in Queen & Ben Elton’s We Will Rock You in West End London.
In recent years, Kevin has also turned to his second passion, music, which explains why he is often seen sailing on social media.
He has appeared as the aging hippie Pop – his character in We Will Rock You – on the UK Seacation cruise from Southampton in the summer of 2021.
He is notable as a member of the band Paris Valentinos and released a single titled Bulldog Nation with the band Bunch of Thieves in 2000, after a brief hiatus from performing to focus on recovering from epilepsy. Alcoholism.
more on the coronation road
Kevin has since been candid about his journey to sobriety and served as the director of services for Kennedy Street, a social enterprise he holds with his wife Clare that provides telehealth counseling services. Sign-up toll-free calls for local rehabilitation services, home detox, various focused recovery programs, and professional coaching and counseling services.
With such a busy schedule, it’s wonder if Kevin will be able to return to Coronation Street.
The actor-singer has made it clear that he’d love his on-screen alter ego to make a comeback.
Talking to MirrorKevin said: “I’d love to return to Coronation Street; I still have a great relationship with ITV and I think Curly will have some stories to tell.”
“It was a different soap than when I was on it, but when I was on it was a different show than it was 10 years ago.
“It changed for me to think better and tackle great ideas and stories.”
https://www.thesun.ie/tv/8219299/coronation-street-curly-watts-unrecognisable/ Kevin Kennedy, Coronation Street star Curly Watts is unrecognizable 17 years after leaving the soap