Ricky Whittle - is a 27 year old actor.
He stars in HOLLYOAKS as Calvin Valentine.
He was previously scouted by Arsenal and Celtic football clubs but after an injury this career came to an abrupt end.
He was a guest character in Holby City and also appeared in reality tv show - "Poor Little Rich Girls".
He has made numerous appearances on tv, including The Weakest Link and for Comic Relief he actually performed Footloose.
If you are interested you can find this on UTube.
He says he likes the Latin dances and in the competition he is dancing with - Natalie Lowe.
My best wishes to Ricky in this years competition.
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