This is what Russell Tovey looked like when he first became famous
Russell Tovey has one of the most recognisable faces on screen.
But few still remember the baby faced Tovey who first emerged on to TV.
He started out as a pro actor at just 11-years-old, cast on a CBBC show called Mud.
The actor spent a number of years doing his TV.
It’s only in recent times he’s become renowned as the big eared hunk.
But back in the day he looked like this…
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That was him in Mud – and this is him in mud now…
The actor previously appeared in gay football film The Pass.
He spoke out about his hope that a Premier League footballer will come out as gay in the next few years in real life.
“I hope it happens within the next few years, it just takes one person to be brave enough to do it,” he told The Evening Standard.