Nathan Wright (actor)

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Nathan Wright
Born United Kingdom
Alma mater Arts Ed in London
Occupation Actor
Years active 2010–present

Nathan Wright is a British actor.

Background[edit]

Nathan Wright grew up in Dudley (England).[1] He became interested in acting while he was still a child. He took part in plays at primary and secondary school.[2] In Dudley he took part in an amateur drama alongside his grandfather and established his determination to become an actor.[1] Wright was trained as an actor at the Arts Ed in London.[1] He graduated in 2009.[3] In 2010 he appaered as Orlando in the play As You Like It at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.[4] In the same year Wright got the role of the recurring character Hugh in the TV series Being Human.[5] Later that year Wright appeared the first time as Josh Mathers in the British television series Doctors. He played another guest character in 2011, before getting the role of the main character Chris Reid in 2012. He left the series in 2014.[6] For his role as Chris Reid he got two nominations for the British Soap Awards as sexiest male.[7][8] In 2015 Wright played the character Robert in the second series of The Musketeers[9] and Colin Pitchfork in episode two of Code of a Killer.[10] In 2017 he appeared as Mike Anderson in the horror film Where the Skin Lies.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 The Adjustment Brian short film
2017 Where the Skin Lies Mike Anderson

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2010 Being Human Hugh Episode 2.1-2.3
Doctors Josh Mathers Episode 11.194: Three Go Wild
2011 Barney Hamilton Episode 13.52: Pink and Blue
2012-2014 Chris Reid Episode 14.116 - Episode 16.9 (184 episodes)
2015 The Musketeers Robert Episode 2.6: Through a Glass Darkly
Code of a Killer Colin Pitchfork Episode 1.2
2016 Hollyoaks Barman Episode 1.4555

Theatre[edit]

Year Title Role Theatre Location
2010 As You Like It Orlando West Yorkshire Playhouse Leeds

Awards and nominations[edit]

Nomination[edit]

British Soap Awards

  • 2013: Sexiest Male[7]
  • 2014: Sexiest Male[8]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Susan Elkin (16 June 2014). "Don't underestimate amateur theatre as a source of training". Thestage.co.uk. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Nathan Wright interview". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Cast: Nathan Wright". wheretheskinlies.com. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  4. ^ "As You Like It – review". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Being Human – season 2 – review". taliesinttlg.blogspot.de. 1 March 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  6. ^ Daniel Kilkelly (11 April 2014). "Doctors: Behind the scenes at Chris Reid's exit". Digitalspy.co.uk. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  7. ^ a b "British Soap Awards 2013: Sexiest male and female nominations. British Soap Awards 2013 nominations: Nathan Wright as Chris Reid (Doctors)". Tv.uk.msn.com. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  8. ^ a b "British Soap Awards 2014 longlist revealed". Entertainment.stv.tv. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  9. ^ "NATHAN WRIGHT". Thebwhagency.co.uk. Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.
  10. ^ "Code of a Killer Part 2 – The DVDfever Review". dvd-fever.co.uk. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Horror-On-Sea 2018 Interview: Michael Boucherie on 'Where the Skin Lies'". nerdly.co.uk. Retrieved 13 February 2018.