Who plays PC George Kiss in Hollyoaks and why does he look so familiar?

HOLLYOAKS has cast actor Callum Kerr as a hunky new policeman George Kiss in its County Lines drugs storyline.

Channel 4 bosses have confirmed that PC Kiss will arrive at Hollyoaks High School to investigate criminality after pregnant teacher Nancy Osborne is stabbed during a fight between the students.

Who plays PC George Kiss in Hollyoaks? 

PC George Kiss will be played by Scottish actor and model Callum Kerr on the Channel 4 soap.

Talking about his upcoming role, Callum said: “I feel very honoured to be joining the cast of Hollyoaks during such a thrilling time for the show, my first couple of months have been brilliant and the cast and crew are very friendly and welcoming."

The cop role is a personal one for Callum, who added: "My grandfather was a policeman like my character, so he'll be delighted to see me in the uniform.

"I'll be part of the team investigating the County Lines storyline, which will hopefully help raise awareness of a relevant topic and shed light on a serious issue.”

Fans took to Twitter to express their excitement at the arrival of the hunk in the village.

One fan tweeted: "Wow. Can't wait to see PC George Kiss in the village."

Another added: "Well hello there PC George Kiss!"

A third tweeted: "PC kiss errm ok lol but thanks @Hollyoaks for some eye candy."

What is PC George Kiss' Hollyoaks arrival storyline? 

The hunky cop will arrive in the village as the soap’s country lines drugs storyline comes to an explosive head later this year.

The new storyline will see city dealers try and flood the village with drugs.

Things will worsen when Sid Sumner’s drug dealing cousin Jordan slowly infiltrates Hollyoaks High with his drug trade over the next few months.

But the drug dealing will end in disaster as Nancy ends up getting stabbed at the school as she tries to break up a fight between two students.

PC George will arrive after the attack as the officer investigating County Lines.

He will first appear on screen on Wednesday, January 29 in the E4 First Look episode.

Hollyoaks boss Bryan Kirkwood told Digital Spy: "In 2020, we want to explore what happens when the Hollyoaks community – and the school in particular – comes under threat from County Lines drug dealers."

What other shows has Callum Kerr been in?

Callum previously played Duncan in the 2019 TV series adaptation of Four Weddings and a Funeral.

He also starred as Jude in ITV2’s 2019 TV series Zomboat and as Nathan in Acorn TV’s 2019 TV series Queens of Mystery.

You might also recognise the actor from his appearance as Adam in the 2018 TV series The Shore, or as Dale Colman in the 2017 TV series Armchair Detectives.


* Hollyoaks airs weeknights on Channel 4 at 6.30pm with a first look episode following at 7pm on E4

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