Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nicholas Farrell (born Nicholas Frost, in 1955) is an English stage, film and television actor. His early screen career included the role of Aubrey Montague in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire. In 1983, he starred as Edmund Bertram in a television adaptation of the Jane Austen novel, Mansfield Park. In 1984, he appeared in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes and The Jewel in the Crown.

Since then, his film and television work has included several screen adaptations of Shakespeare's works, including Kenneth Branagh's 1996 Hamlet , in which he played Horatio, a role he had played previously with Branagh for the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also appeared in film adaptations of Twelfth Night (1996), Othello (1995) and In the Bleak Midwinter (1995). He provided the voice of Hamlet for the animated television adaptation Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992).

Other television appearances have included two Agatha Christie's Poirot movies, Sharpe's Regiment, To Play the King, Torchwood and Collision. He has also appeared in episodes of Lovejoy, Foyle's War, Absolute Power, Spooks, Midsomer Murders, Drop the Dead Donkey and Casualty.

Farrell's theatre work includes performances of The Cherry Orchard, Camille, and The Crucible as well as Royal Shakespeare Company productions of The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet.

He is married to Scottish actress Stella Gonet.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nicholas Farrell (born Nicholas Frost, in 1955) is an English stage, film and television actor. His early screen career included the role of Aubrey Montague in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire. In 1983, he starred as Edmund Bertram in a television adaptation of the Jane Austen novel, Mansfield Park. In 1984, he appeared in Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes and The Jewel in the Crown.

Since then, his film and television work has included several screen adaptations of Shakespeare's works, including Kenneth Branagh's 1996 Hamlet , in which he played Horatio, a role he had played previously with Branagh for the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also appeared in film adaptations of Twelfth Night (1996), Othello (1995) and In the Bleak Midwinter (1995). He provided the voice of Hamlet for the animated television adaptation Shakespeare: The Animated Tales (1992).

Other television appearances have included two Agatha Christie's Poirot movies, Sharpe's Regiment, To Play the King, Torchwood and Collision. He has also appeared in episodes of Lovejoy, Foyle's War, Absolute Power, Spooks, Midsomer Murders, Drop the Dead Donkey and Casualty.

Farrell's theatre work includes performances of The Cherry Orchard, Camille, and The Crucible as well as Royal Shakespeare Company productions of The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet.

He is married to Scottish actress Stella Gonet.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Nicholas Farrell, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 74

Birthday 1955-01-01

Place of Birth Essex, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Nick Farrell
  • Nicholas Frost

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Dream Horse
2019 The Coldest Game as G. Moran
2018 Hurricane as Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding
2018 White Chamber
2018 Lies We Tell as Anthony Quest
2017 Another Mother's Son as De La Haye
2016 Jack the Ripper - Eine Frau jagt einen Mörder as Samuel Harris
2016 Mindhorn as Mayor
2016 Tear Me Apart as Old Man (voice)
2016 Thirteen (5 episodes) as Henry Stone
2015 Remainder as Daubenay
2015 Legend as Dr Humphries
2014 Testament of Youth as Headmaster
2014 Siblings (1 episode)
2014 Grace of Monaco as Jean-Charles Rey
2014 37 Days (3 episodes) as Eyre Crowe
2013 Summer in February as Mr. Carter-Wood
2013 Spying on Hitler’s Army: The Secret Recordings as General von Thoma
2013 The Village (1 episode)
2013 Jo (1 episode)
2012 Secret State (4 episodes) as General Munnery
2011 The Iron Lady as Airey Neave
2011 Late Bloomers as Francis
2010 Going Postal (2 episodes) as Mr. Pump
2009 The Diary of Anne Frank (5 episodes) as Albert Dussel as Albert Dussell
2008 Casualty 1907 (3 episodes) as Sydney Holland
2007 Persuasion as Mr. Musgrove
2006 Casualty 1900s (10 episodes) as Sydney Holland
2006 Amazing Grace as Henry Thornton
2006 Driving Lessons as Robert
2006 Suburban Shootout (14 episodes) as Raymond
2005 Jericho (1 episode)
2005 Red Mercury as Minister
2005 Wings on Their Heels: The Making of 'Chariots of Fire' as Himself
2003 Reversals as Edward Leitch
2003 The Third Wave as Devlin
2002 Sparkhouse (3 episodes)
2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (1 episode) as Sam Oborne
2002 The Jury (6 episodes) as Jeremy Crawford
2002 Bloody Sunday as Brigadier Maclellan
2001 Charlotte Gray as Mr. Jackson
2001 Bedtime (2 episodes)
2001 Pearl Harbor as RAF Squadron Leader
2001 Arthur's Dyke as Geoffrey
2000 Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll (6 episodes)
2000 Waking the Dead (2 episodes)
1999 Beautiful People as Dr Mouldy
1999 Sex, Chips & Rock n' Roll
1999 Plunkett & MacLeane as MP's Secretary
1998 Legionnaire as Mackintosh
1996 Hamlet as Horatio
1996 Twelfth Night as Antonio
1996 Sharpe's Regiment as Lord Fenner
1996 The Treasure Seekers as Bastable
1995 Othello as Montano
1995 In the Bleak Midwinter as Tom Newman
1995 Bramwell (1 episode) as Major Stuart Hyde
1995 The Choir (5 episodes) as Leo Beckford
1994 A Breed of Heroes as Lt. Col Ian Gowrie, MC
1993 To Play the King (4 episodes)
1993 Harry (1 episode) as Baily
1990 Drop the Dead Donkey (1 episode)
1989 The Ginger Tree (4 episodes) as Father Anthony
1989 Nobody Here But Us Chickens
1989 Agatha Christie's Poirot (1 episode)
1987 Playing Away as Derek
1986 Casualty (1 episode) as Phil Byron
1984 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes as Sir Hugh Belcher
1984 The Jewel in the Crown (1 episode)
1983 Mansfield Park (6 episodes) as Edmund Bertram as Edmund Bertram
1982 The Agatha Christie Hour (10 episodes) as Edward Robinson
1981 Chariots of Fire as Aubrey Montague

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