Nicholas Le Prevost

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Nicholas Le Prevost (born 18 March 1947) is an English actor.

Early life[edit]

Le Prevost was born in Wiltshire. He was educated at Shaftesbury Grammar School, Shaftesbury, Dorset from 1957 to 1961 and at Kingswood School, Bath from 1961 to 1964. At school, he studied Ecclesiastical Architecture, and has said that, had he not become an actor, he would have liked to be an architect.[1]

Acting career[edit]

His TV and radio credits include It Takes a Worried Man, The Jewel in the Crown, HR, Brideshead Revisited, The Camomile Lawn, Harnessing Peacocks, Babblewick Hall, The Ghosts of Motley Hall, Up the Garden Path, The Marlowe Inquest, Inspector Morse, Midsomer Murders, Foyle's War, Agatha Christie's Poirot, and A Man for All Seasons.

He was nominated for a 2002 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical or Entertainment of 2001 for his performance in a West End production of My Fair Lady. Also in 2002, he appeared as Benedick in Gregory Doran's production of Much Ado About Nothing with the Royal Shakespeare Company, opposite Harriet Walter.[2] In 2002 he did an interview where he talked about playing Benedick in Much Ado about nothing. http://www.whatsonstage.com/west-end-theatre/news/07-2002/20-questions-withnicholas-le-prevost_27442.html

His film work includes Shakespeare in Love, Clockwise (film), and Wednesday. In 2009 he appeared on television in Margaret.

As of July 2010, he is currently appearing in a double bill of Tom Stoppard's The Real Inspector Hound and Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Critic at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester.

In 2010 he appeared in ITV drama Wild at Heart (TV series) as Gene.

Le Prevost is a director of The Wrestling School, a London theatre company specialising in the work of Howard Barker.

Selected filmography[edit]

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