Full Name: Kelvin Warren Fletcher
DoB: , 1984
Marital Status: Married to Liz/Fritzel
Kids: Marnie and Milo
Languages: English, Love
Height: 5ft 8in
Hobbies: Golf, Cycling, Motorcross
Favorite Tracks: Spa, Donington Park
Favorite Car: Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth
Kelvin Fletcher is an English award-winning actor, writer, model and racing driver who played Andy Sugden for 20 years in the long-running television soap opera Emmerdale from 1996–2016. He left the show in 2016 to pursue other acting opportunities. Alongside acting Kelvin is also a talented-amateur racing driver currently racing in the prestigious British GT Championship.
At the age of six, Fletcher started attending drama classes at the Oldham Theatre Workshop and was first seen on television on a Saturday Disney report when he was starring as Charlie in Charlie Is My Darling, which he also performed in a special show at the London Palladium. From there he went on to star in a string of television shows, in programmes such as In Suspicious Circumstances, Cracker, Heartbeat and Chiller. He also co-presented an episode of You’ve Been Framed with Jeremy Beadle. He also had a bit part in another famous British soap opera, Coronation Street. With a prolific CV Kelvin was fast becoming one of Britain’s most promising young actors and in 1996 he was selected to audition for Emmerdale for the part of tearaway ‘Andy Hopwood’. The character was originally only scripted to appear in 3 episodes but was soon offered a longer contract. Fletcher went on to become one of the leading and most popular characters in the show as his character ‘Andy Sugden’ won the hearts of the nation and was widely regarded as one of the standout actors in the show thanks to some profound performances, regularly involved in some of the show’s biggest storylines, winning Best Actor and Best Dramatic Performance at the British Soap Awards.
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