CORRIE star Scott Wright looks unrecognisable 20 years on from his role in the soap.
The actor played the role of mechanic Sam Kingston on the ITV soap in 2000.
But he also had a side job as stripper who performed under the name of ‘The Masked Python’.
During his time on the cobbles viewers saw him get together with Toyah Battersby.
Once his relationship with Toyah fizzled out he departed Weatherfield for good, heading to Ibiza.
After his final scenes aired in 2002, Scott looks nothing like his character Sam now.
He’s currently staring as the Scarecrow in a Wizard of Oz panto.
The 48-year-old previously revealed he had lost an incredible three-and-a-half stone to ditch his lockdown dad-bod and get his acting career back on track.
Scott told The Sun how he hit rock bottom during lockdown, suffering from depression brought on by severe insomnia and anxiety over money worries.
He said: “When lockdown first came in back in March 2020 my whole life was put on hold. Two massive TV roles were cancelled and all my regular live music and appearance work went too. I had zero income and was really stressed about my finances.
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“Like most people at the time I thought it would just take a few weeks, but then it became months and there was no light at the end of the tunnel.
“I was alone in my apartment most days just watching the pandemic on the news getting more and more depressed.
“My anxiety went through the roof, I was worrying about how I could pay my bills, and I couldn’t sleep whatsoever. In the evenings I would drink a bottle of wine just to try to knock myself out.
“I started taking sleep pills and I was having dark thoughts, so I took some anti-depressants but one of their side effects is that it boosts your appetite, so I ended up comfort eating all day.”