Nicholas Le Prevost
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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. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.
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, The Vicar of Dibley 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. In 2002, he did an interview where he talked about playing Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing.
In 2010 he appeared in ITV drama Wild at Heart as Gene.
In 2015, he appeared as Count Fiskon in the BBC TV series Father Brown episode "The Lair of the Libertines". In 2016, he had a cameo role as an investment banker for a fictitious firm London-based firm called Waterston and Price in the Danish thriller Follow the Money, which was shown on BBC 4 in spring of that year.
- Crystal Gazing (1982) - Examiner #1
- Clockwise (1986) - Headmaster #3
- The Girl in a Swing (1988) - The Vicar
- The Lost Language of Cranes (1991) - Nick
- Harnessing Peacocks (1993, TV Movie) - Mungo Duff
- Letters from the East (1996) - Alan
- The Land Girls (1998) - Agricultural Officer
- Shakespeare in Love (1998) - Sir Robert De Lesseps
- Being Considered (2000) - Houston Jones
- Bright Young Things (2003) - Lord Maitland
- Gladiatress (2004) - Crassus
- Miss Conception (2008) - Dr. Dupompe
- Broken Lines (2008) - Alistair
- Made in Romania (2010) - Cedric Winters
- National Theatre Live: People (2012) - Ralph Lumsden
- Run for Your Wife (2012) - D. S. Porterhouse
- Testament of Youth (2014) - Mr. Leighton
- National Theatre Live: Man and Superman (2015) - Roebuck Ramsden (final film role)