The Hollyoaks actor is best known for playing Warren Fox
Jamie Lomas disclosed that he hasn’t been in contact with his son Billy for six years, expressing his emotions in a poignant Instagram post.
The 48-year-old Hollyoaks actor, renowned for his role as Warren Fox, posted a heart-wrenching tribute to Billy on his 18th birthday, featuring old photos of the two at football matches.
While the reason for the six-year separation between Jamie and his son Billy remains unknown, the actor expressed a hopeful desire for a future reunion.
Jamie is the father of Billy from a previous relationship and shares a 12-year-old daughter, Polly, with his ex-wife and former Coronation Street star, Kym Marsh.
Captioning his post with a montage of old photos, he penned: ‘To my first born Billy. Happy 18th birthday son. Sadly It’s been 6 years since I’ve been able to see you.
‘But there isn’t a day goes by that I don’t think about you and look back on our great times together. I miss you everyday and I love you with everything I have.
‘I hope with all my heart you get to see this and that one day we will be reunited again. I hope you have a wonderful birthday son and have a great time whatever you do and just know I will be thinking of you and that your family misses you.’
He added: ‘A big shout out to all the dads out there that are struggling because they don’t get to see their kids. I FEEL YOUR PAIN!!!’
His co-star Gary Lucy shared his support with a heart-felt comment underneath Jamie’s post.