Will Mellor: Who is the Strictly Come Dancing 2022 contestant and what is he famous for?

It’s time to hang up your disco ball…because Be sure to come dance is back for another week.

The hit BBC reality series unveiled an all-new roster of contestants for 2022, including TV presenters, athletes and pop stars.

You can see the full line-up here.

Among the contestants competing for the Glitterball trophy this year is Will Mellor. He is paired with Nancy Xu.

But who is Mellor and what did he say about his performance? Strict?

Mellor, 46, is an actor who rose to fame in 1995 when he joined the cast of Hollyoaks as James “Jambo” Bolton until 1998.

He is best known for his roles in Two pints of lager and a packet of chips and Broadchurch.

The star’s other credits include exercise of dutyand most recently ITV soap Coronation Streetin which he played Harvey Gaskell.

Mellor also has a music career, reaching number five on the charts in 1998 with his cover of Leo Sayer’s “When I Need You.”

He’s married to a dancer, Michelle McSween, which might come in handy Strict. The couple have two children together, 18-year-old Jayden and 14-year-old Renee.

Mellor and his partner Nancy Xu

(BBC/Guy Levy)

Speaking of in front of him Strict Appearance, Mellor said: “I’ve been asked to do things over the years and I never wanted to do them, I’ve always been a little wary of doing things that might negatively impact my career.

“My mindset changed a few years ago after losing my father. As I went through the grief, I just realized that you have to take hold of life and start saying “yes” to things…

“I want to do something that is challenging. It’s scary and outside of my comfort zone, but those are the things to remember and that’s why I went for it. Also, it’s my mom’s favorite show and she’s been through a really tough few years, so it’ll give her something to look forward to and smile about.”

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Mellor topped the Strictly rankings in his first week. In week three, Mellor came in sick and the pair dropped to 12th place for his rumba on Ed Sheeran’s “The Joker and the Queen.” However, they avoided the dance.

During Halloween week, Mellor and Xu dressed as mummies performed a cha cha cha to Tom Jones and Stereophonics’ Mama Told Me Not To Come. They received a score of 32 from the judges.

For Mellor’s Quickstep in week seven, he received positive comments from the judges and an overall score of 33.

A week after topping the rankings in week nine, Mellor foxtroted in the quarterfinals to post a score of 39.

Be sure to come dance continues every Saturday and Sunday on BBC One.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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