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Coronation Street actor leaves soap following internal inquiry

From BBC - October 29, 2017

Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley has left the ITV programme following an internal inquiry, the broadcaster says.

The departure of Mr Langley, who played the character Todd Grimshaw for 16 years, follows claims he assaulted a woman in a bar, The Sunday Mirror said.

He confirmed he had left the soap and denied any claims of wrongdoing, telling the paper he would "make a further statement in due course".

ITV said: "Bruno Langley is no longer contracted to Coronation Street."

Mr Langley, 34, played Todd Grimshaw, the first openly gay character in the soap's 57-year history, after first joining the programme in 2001.

He also appeared on two episodes of Doctor Who in 2005.

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