Nicholas Eadie

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Nicholas Eadie
Born 1958 (age 58–59)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor

Nicholas Eadie (born 1958) is an Australian television actor.


Born in Sydney, New South Wales to actor and Australian Broadcasting Commission radio announcer Mervyn Eadie, he attended Waverley College from 1968 to 1976, studied Arts at University of New England for one year in 1977, and studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art from 1978 to 1980. He gained success in Australian television shows starting with Cop Shop and The Henderson Kids. He has worked since with all the major Australian theatre companies with over 45 credits to his name. He won the Australian Film Institute's Best Actor in Mini-Series award for Vietnam in 1987, which he co-starred with Nicole Kidman. In 1988, he played a rich would-be suitor in The Man from Snowy River II; endeavouring to court Jessica Harrison (played by Sigrid Thornton), Alistair Patton (Nicholas Eadie) is the son of the banker from whom Harrison (Brian Dennehy) is seeking a large loan. Eadie was nominated again for his portrayal of World War II Academy Award-winning cameraman Damien Parer in John Duigan's Fragments of War, and in 2002 for Halifax f.p..

He is best known for his television appearances in series such as Cop Shop, The Henderson Kids, A Country Practice and Medivac. He has appeared in leading roles in plays as diverse as Tennessee Williams: "The Glass Menagerie" as The Gentleman Caller in a highly acclaimed performance (1985), "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" as Brick, opposite Victoria Longley as Maggie and Bud Tingwell as Big Daddy. (1991) He has played John Proctor in three separate productions of "The Crucible": RQTC 1990, STC 1993, and STCSA 2002. In Sydney's Botanical Gardens, he performed for three seasons as Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He played Sam in the original cast of Mamma Mia! in Australia for two years. Eadie has been in the world premiere productions of Michael Gow's Furious, Hannie Raison's Two Brothers, Tommy Murphy's Holding the Man and the highly acclaimed Myth, Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America by Stephen Sewell.

Eadie still resides in his home town of Sydney.


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