Ricky Groves - Is a 41 year old British actor.
I'm sure most of you will know him for his excellent role as Garry Hobbs in one of our favourite soaps - Eastenders.
He is married to actress Hannah Waterman.
He says he is looking forward to taking part in the competition and trying out each dance.
One particular style he wants to try is The Jive.
He recently suffered a small injury in his right leg - tendonitis - which is a painful inflammation - just days into his rehearsals.
Let's hope this doesn't spoil his chances in the competition.
His professional dance partner for this years competition is - Erin Boag.
Best of luck to both of you in this years competition.
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