Julie Wilson Nimmo
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|Julie Wilson Nimmo|
26 May 1973|
East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Julie Wilson Nimmo (born 26 May 1973) is a Scottish actress and dancer. She is best known for playing the role of Miss Hoolie in the BBC One, BBC Two, and CBeebies children's programme Balamory. She is also known for playing Carlotta in Beautiful Burnout (2012) and she also played Ms. Greer in Still Game.
Wilson Nimmo started her career along with a lot of other Scottish actors and comedians in the 1995 sketch show Pulp Video which was partly written by her now husband Greg Hemphill and his co writer Ford Kiernan. Between 1999 and 2002, Nimmo was a regular star in the sketch show Chewin the Fat by the same writers. She starred in all four series and the New Year specials.
After taking a break from acting, Nimmo returned to the stage in Glasgow as So-Shy in a production of Sandy Wilson's pantomime musical Aladdin. She also briefly appeared in the Scottish comedy television series Rab C. Nesbitt, and played Elizabeth Macquarie in the docudrama, The Father of Australia.
In 2016, she starred with John Michie and Lorraine McIntosh in the BBC One Scotland horror comedy West Skerra Light, which was written and directed by her husband Greg Hemphill. She subsequently reunited with Michie and McIntosh for Hemphill's 2018 horror comedy Long Night at Blackstone.
Nimmo is married to actor Greg Hemphill. They appeared together in the television comedies Pulp Video (1995–1996, her first major television credit), and Chewin' the Fat (1999–2002). They have two sons, and a dog called Toby.
- Radio Scotland Programmes – The Trials of Tommy. BBC (2011-01-26). Retrieved on 2017-05-28