This handsome young actor has a VERY famous mum!

He's even worked with Tom Hardy...

He is on the verge of cracking Hollywood but his roots are in the East end of London.

Charley Palmer Rothwell is in fact Patsy Palmer’s son.

Soap fans were left shocked when Easties favourite uploaded a dapper snap of her eldest son on Instagram.

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She captioned the pic: “When a star is born you can’t stop em!!!! … SOOOOO proud Of our big boy.. Killin it right now .. Movies .. TV .. Directing ..

“Go get em tiger we love you to the moon and back !!!! @fancyagram can’t wait to see u soon .. @gqstyle @gq ❤️❤️”

The red-head beauty had 24-year-old Charley with boxer Alfie Rothwell and is beaming with pride at his latest success.

The more you look at the photo, the more obvious it is that they are mother and son.

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He certainly bares a striking resemblance to his mother, who plays Bianca Jackson in the BBC1 show.

Shortly after uploading the photo, she shared another one with a photo of herself alongside him.

“We didn’t do bad did we my amazing boy… Always trying to guide you .. I said trying to..

“Our children are not our property we do not own them .. We love them !!!! @fancyagram … I did say try.. Lol”

Charley has already starred alongside Tom Hardy in the Kray movie Legend and is starring in iBoy, opposite Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams.

His famous mum has recently moved to LA, where she’s also pursuing the Hollywood dream.

So that’s where he gets his ambition from!

Nancy Brown
Associate Editor