Kevin Kennedy, Addiction, Alcoholism, Recovery

Kevin Kennedy feared he would die from addiction | The List: "...The 'Corrie' legend "sank into oblivion" and thought he would never work again but said the soap's bosses saved his life. His alcoholism led to the breakdown of his marriage to his first wife Dawn, then his second wife Clare left him. The actor admits he used to drink vodka before shooting the soap and drank more by 4pm. At its worst, he once woke up in New York unaware that he had flown there from Manchester. Kevin - who tells of the experience in his upcoming autobiography, 'The Street To Recovery' - started to attend regular Alcoholics Anonymous meetings. After a break from acting, he launched a career as a musician and released an album, 'Bulldog Nation', in 2000. He later returned to Weatherfield but left again three years later. The actor has now been clean for 15 years and managed to win back wife Clare...." (read more at link above)

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