KEVIN KENNEDY

 

Kevin KennedyKevin Kennedy is best known for playing Curly Watts in ITV's Coronation Street between 1983 and 2003. He is returning briefly to film scenes for its 50th anniversary DVD

He is a talented guitarist and was in the band 'Paris Valentinos' which also contained Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke who later played in The Smiths and in May 2000 he released a song and album named Bulldog Nation with his band The Bunch of Thieves under the RCA label.

His television debut was as a team helper on Cheggers Plays Pop.  He has also appeared in Dear Ladies with Hinge and Bracket, The Last Company Car and Keep on Running.

Kennedy lived in Spain for a while and wrote and produced a film entitled Spanish Capers that was released in 2005.

His West End credits include playing Amos Hart in Chicago at the Adelphi Theatre in 2004

He has been playing the part of ageing hippy Pop in the touring production of the Queen musical of Ben Elton's We Will Rock You and at London’s Dominion Theatre.