Kieron Richardson

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Kieron Richardson
Ste Hay.JPG
Born Kieron Mark Richardson
(1986-01-12) 12 January 1986 (age 28)
Eccles, Greater Manchester, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present

Kieron Mark Richardson (born 12 January 1986; Eccles, Greater Manchester, England) is an English actor best known for playing the role of Ste Hay in Hollyoaks.

He won "Best Onscreen Partnership" with Hollyoaks co-star Emmett J. Scanlan at the British Soap Awards in 2013.

Career[edit]

After appearing briefly in the late night Hollyoaks: In the City, Richardson was offered the role of Ste Hay in the early evening Hollyoaks where he appeared for 19 episodes. The character was written out of the show after stealing a car, which resulted in a spectacular crash and his character getting sent to prison. He returned to Hollyoaks on 25 September 2007, and has been a regular cast member since.

Richardson has also made appearances in Holby City, Heartbeat and the feature film Fragments, as well as the pantomime Cinderella as Prince Charming at The Embassy Theatre, Skegness in 2006.

Richardson took part in 2010 series of ITV's Dancing on Ice and was paired with series newcomer Brianne Delcourt. He reached the final, finishing in third place.

In 2011, Richardson and his Hollyoaks ex co-star Bronagh Waugh started presenting on radio station Gaydio.[1]

Personal life[edit]

On 15 September 2010, Richardson revealed on television programme This Morning that he is gay, and accepted it at the age of 20.[2] He was inspired to come out by Joe McElderry.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Show Episode(s) Role
2006–present Hollyoaks regular cast Ste Hay
2006 Heartbeat 1 episode Ricky Smith
2007 It's Adam and Shelley 1 Episode uncredited
2010 Dancing on Ice TV show himself
2011 Fragments completed Jay-Jay

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hollyoaks stars Kieron Richardson and Bronagh Waugh join Gaydio line-up". How-Do. 2011-09-15. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 
  2. ^ Sam-Dalili, Nadia (15 September 2010). "'Oaks star Kieron: I'm gay". The Sun (London: News Group Newspapers). Retrieved 15 September 2010. 
  3. ^ Kieron Richardson inspired by Joe list.co.uk. Retrieved on 9 November 2010.

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