Life and CareerEdit
Ricky Whittle is an English actor from Oldham, Greater Manchester. He is best known for his role as Calvin in the Channel 4 soap,Hollyoaks. In 2009, he came second to Chris Hollins in Strictly Come Dancing In July 2012, Whittle appeared as Charles on season 2 of Single Ladies. He also appeared as Captain George East in Stephenie Meyer and Jerusha Hess's romantic comedy Austenland, which was completed in 2012. In March 2013, Whittle appeared in the American drama NCIS, guest-starring in the Season 10 episode, Detour.
For full filmography, see IMDb.
- On July 25, 2015, it was announced that Whittle would be a series regular in Season Two, along with Lindsey Morgan who play Raven Reyes.
- Coincidentally, Ricky played a character on NCIS who was also named Lincoln.
- He and fellow cast member Jarod Joseph appeared on ABC's Mistresses.
- He is close friends with fellow cast member Marie Avgeropoulos, Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Sachin Sahel and refers to the cast as his 'VanFam'.
- He left The 100 because of bullying from Jason Rothenberg.
- He was married to Carley Stenson from 2006 until their divorce in 2009.
- He competed in the 2009 season of the popular BBC One reality talent competition Strictly Come Dancing.
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