Nicholas Young (actor)
|Born||Nicholas John Young
June 11, 1949
London, England, United Kingdom
|Occupation||Actor, talent agent|
|Years active||1964 - present|
|Spouse(s)||Lovena Young (1989 - present)|
Nicholas John Young (born June 11, 1949) is a British actor.
He was trained at the Corona Stage School London and made his professional debut in 1964 playing a lead in the film Eagle Rock. He made numerous television appearances during the 1960s including featured roles in individual dramas and in series such as Front Page Story, Kate and The Flying Swan as well as film roles in The Haunted House of Horror (1969), The Day Of The Jackal (1973), Three for All (1975), Eskimo Nell (1975), It Could Happen to You (aka Intimate Teenage Secrets) (1975), Adventures of a Private Eye (1977), Home Before Midnight (1979) and S.O.S. Titanic (1979). His stage work included playing at the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh in 1966 and a leading role in the West End production of Alan Bennett's "40 Years On".
He is best known for his role as John in the 1970s science fiction television series The Tomorrow People, in which he starred in all eight seasons. Other TV credits include featured/leading roles in: Upstairs, Downstairs, Tartuffe (BBC drama), Crown Court (TV series), Space: 1999, Blood Money, Kessler. and Cymbeline (BBC Shakespeare series). He also made many appearances in Beadle's About taking various roles as part of Jeremy Beadle's elaborate hoaxes.
Between 2000 and 2006 he recorded a number of audio CDs reprising his role as John in The Tomorrow People.
- Stanhope, Kate (23 September 2013). "Scoop: Tomorrow People Remake Recruits Original Series Star for Recurring Role". TV Guide. Retrieved 13 November 2013.
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