Emmerdale’s James Moore shows off dramatically shorter new hair

He's chopped off his ponytail

Soap fave James Moore has showed off his new hair on Instagram after chopping a good length off.

Yesterday (May 7) the Emmerdale actor posted a picture of his hair which was cut off as a ponytail.

He captioned the post “RIP”.

He then added underneath: “Peep my Insta for the new do.”

He has now revealed what his hair looks like after having several inches taken off.

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Just a trim

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He captioned the photo: “Just a trim.”

James received floods of comments on his new ‘do from fans and his Emmerdale co-stars.

Alexander Lincoln, who plays Jamie Tate, wrote: “Love it.”

Maya Stepney actress, Louisa Clein, wrote: “Amazing!!!!!!!!!!” [sic]

Bhasker Patel, who plays Rishi Sharma wrote: “Is that for #RishiSharma of #SharmaandSharma or for me? @jamesmooreactor @emmerdale You’re a GENT! [sic]

James joined the Emmerdale cast last year as Charity’s son Ryan (Credit: ITV)

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The actor joined Emmerdale last year as Charity Dingle’s long-lost son.

Years ago, 14-year-old Charity Dingle found out she was pregnant for the second time after being held captive and raped by DI Mark Bails and his friends.

She gave birth to Ryan in hospital, however she thought her son had died and she ran off.

Irene adopted Ryan (Credit: ITV)

Ryan had survived and was adopted by the midwife Irene Stocks and was raised by her.

Charity got into contact with a now 28-year-old Ryan and explained the full story. Eventually DI Bails was sentenced to thirty years in prison after being found guilty of unlawfully imprisoning Charity and raping her.

After a bumpy start, Ryan began coming to the village and Charity introduced Ryan to her family.

In the village, he befriended Dawn and the pair began seeing each other. However, she recently ended things after her father asked her to end their relationship in order to prove her loyalty to him.

James won the National Television Award for best newcomer earlier this year in January.

James won the National Television Award for Best Newcomer (Credit: ITV)

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The Dales actor, who has cerebral palsy, said in his acceptance speech: “Thank you so much, this means the world to me…

“For Emmerdale to take on someone with a disability, it shows the progression we need in this day in age….

“I’ve got to thank Iain MacLeod who took me on, all the amazing cast I can see down there, this means the world to me.

“And to you guys, the public, thank you so much.”

Emmerdale airs Monday to Friday at 7pm with an extra episode on Thursday at 8pm.

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