Ex-EastEnders star unrecognisable as he shocks Good Morning Britain viewers in new role as weatherman | The SunMay 8, 2023
AN ex-EastEnders star looked completely unrecognisable as he shocked Good Morning Britain viewers with his new role.
Des Coleman had ITV viewers double-taking this morning when he presented the weather bulletins.
The actor, who played the role of Lenny Wallace on the BBC One soap, is now a presenter and event host.
Once fans recognised Des, they took to social media to say how his appearance 'made their mornings'.
One viewer said: "Since when has Lenny from #Eastenders been the GMB weather man??"
A second said: "Best thing I’ve seen on morning tele for ages!! And I’m an 90’s #Eastenders baby, it’s made my morning."
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"What a throwback Lenny presenting the weather," said a third.
Des filled the hosting spot that's usually presented by Laura Tobin, who appeared to be taking a well-deserved day off.
EastEnders viewers will remember he starred in the show between 1996 and 1999.
Lenny arrived in Walford with his mate Huw Edwards and started working at the Cobra Club before moving to the E20.
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He departed the Square after three years when his boss Steve Owen was imprisoned for murder.
Meanwhile, Coronation Street star Kimberly Hart-Simpson looked world away from her character on the Cobbles after a Game Of Thrones hair makeover.
The actress, who is best known for playing Nicky Wheatley in the ITV soap, showed off her new look on Instagram.
Kimberly, 36, posed for a selection of stunning selfies to showcase her locks.
The soap star was all smiles with her ice blonde hair and blunt cut.
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