EMMERDALE's Mike Parr looks worlds away from his character in the ITV soap four years after his departure.

The actor, 35, who was known for playing Ross Barton on the ITV soap-shared a topless selfie.

In the snap Mike gave a serious pose, while staring directly into the camera.

He looked unrecognisable in the selfie and compared himself to the boxer Paul Sykes.

Mike captioned the Instagram post: "Paul Sykes vibes."

His followers were shocked at his transformation and it's not clear if he used an app to change his features or is wearing makeup for a role, but many admitted they "still would."

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"Still look hot 🔥," wrote one fan.

The Barton family was one of Emmerdale’s most popular with fans but years of dramatic storylines has seen them decimated, with only matriarch Moira left and her sons, Isaac and Matty.

Ross Barton began life on Emmerdale as a villain – but quickly became a fan favourite and was mostly redeemed.

Mike revealed how he had wanted to leave Emmerdale originally a year before he did but was convinced into staying by the acid attack plot.

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The controversial storyline saw him fall in love with recently brain-injured multi-millionaire heiress Rebecca White after her family were killed in a car crash by her serial killer nephew Lachlan White.

After quitting Mike used his dual nationality to move to America in an attempt to crack Hollywood.

He has worked on short film The Eighty Fourth, drama Bulletproof, Mister Mayfair and Our Home.

Last year Mike gave fans a look at his new


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