Antony Cotton

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Antony Cotton

Age: 36
Date of Birth: 5th August 1975
Phobias: Flying, Heights, and Claustrophobia
Missing any special occasions? “The filming of Katherine Kelly’s final scene in Coronation Street and her leaving do.”
Relationship status: “I never discuss my private life”.

Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has undergone therapy and hypnotherapy sessions to help him conquer his fears in the jungle.

The popular actor – who plays Sean Tully in the ITV1 soap – says he is so scared of flying, heights and claustrophobia, he sought professional help before going on I’m A Celebrity….

Antony is keen to stress that his decision to take part in I’m A Celebrity definitely does not mean he is quitting his role as Sean in Coronation Street. “Absolutely not,” he says. “Coronation Street is very special and I love being in the soap.

As for what he will miss the most when he is in the jungle, Antony admits he will find leaving his home and creature comforts behind tough. “I love my house,” he adds. “There is this popular misconception about me that I am always out partying. But that isn’t me. I am never happier than when I am sat at home watching the TV…!”

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Updated on Thursday 10 November 2011 by @TVNewsroom