Nicholas Rowe (actor)

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Nicholas Rowe
Born Nicholas James Sebastian Rowe
(1966-11-22) 22 November 1966 (age 50)
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Occupation Actor
Partner(s) Lou Gish (2000-2006; her death)

Nicholas James Sebastian Rowe (born 22 November 1966) is a Scottish actor.[1] Early in his career, he portrayed the young Sherlock Holmes in Barry Levinson's production Young Sherlock Holmes (1985).

Early life[edit]

Rowe was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of English parents Alison, a singer, and Andrew Rowe, a Conservative Party Member of Parliament and editor.[2] He attended Eton, where he acted in school productions, and received a BA in Hispanic Studies from Bristol University.

Career[edit]

Rowe has appeared in numerous movies, television programmes and theatre plays. He played Sherlock Holmes in Barry Levinson's production Young Sherlock Holmes, having read for the part while a pupil at Eton.

Personal life[edit]

Rowe was the partner of Lou Gish for six years, until her death from cancer in February 2006.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Title Year
Another Country 1984
Young Sherlock Holmes 1985
True Blue 1996
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998
Hit List 2000
All Forgotten 2000
Enigma 2001
Lover's Prayer 2001
Nicholas Nickleby 2002
Girl on a Cycle 2003
Verborgen gebreken 2004
Seed of Chucky 2004
The Duel 2010
Shanghai 2010
Delicious 2013
Mr. Holmes 2015

TV[edit]

Title Year
The Lawrenceville Stories 1987
Sharpe's Enemy 1994
Poldark 1996
A Dance to the Music of Time 1997
Longitude 2000
The Infinite Worlds of H. G. Wells 2001
Shackleton 2002
Outside the Rules 2002
La Femme Musketeer 2004
World's Worst Century (TV documentary) 2004
Princes in the Tower 2005
The Fugitives (Series) 2005
Space Race (TV documentary) 2005
A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets 2005
Beau Brummell: This Charming Man 2006
The Complete Guide to Parenting (Series) 2006
A Harlot's Progress 2006
Sold (Series) 2007
Stockwell (TV documentary) 2009
Margaret 2009
Doctor Who: Dreamland (mini-series) 2009
National Theatre Live: Nation 2010
Loving Miss Hatto 2012
Da Vinci's Demons 2013
The Last Kingdom 2015
The Crown 2016
Doctor Thorne 2016

TV guest appearances[edit]

Series Character Episode Broadcast date
Pie in the Sky Kevin Wright "Lemon Twist" (episode # 2.10) 19 March 1995
Dalziel and Pascoe Gervase Butt "An Autumn Shroud" (episode # 1.3) 30 March 1996
Kavanagh QC Charles Beaufort "Blood Money" (episode # 3.2) 10 March 1997
Kavanagh QC Charles Beaufort "Diplomatic Baggage" (episode # 3.4) 24 March 1997
Dangerfield Dan Spearill "The Long Weekend" (episode # 5.2) 18 September 1998
Let Them Eat Cake Julian Desire "Murder" (episode # 1.2) 16 September 1999
Relic Hunter Peter Graham "The Last Knight" (episode # 1.18) 24 April 2000
Holby City Nathan Cairns "Desperate Measures" (episode # 5.29) 22 April 2003
Midsomer Murders David Heartley-Reade "The Fisher King" (episode # 7.3) 11 January 2004
Hotel Babylon Jonah Slaughter "The Faith Healer" (episode # 3.8) 8 April 2008
Kingdom Robert Morston "Kingdom" (episode # 3.6) 12 July 2009
The Borgias Baron Bonadeo "The Lucrezia's Wedding" (episode # 1.4) 17 April 2011
The Borgias Baron Bonadeo "The Borgias in Love" (episode # 1.5) 25 April 2011
Midsomer Murders Edward Stannington "The Sicilian Defence" (episode # 15.5) 9 January 2013
Inspector George Gently Chief Supt Martin Langham "Gently Going Under" (episode # 6.4) 27 February 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicholas Rowe". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Nicholas Rowe Biography (1965-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-10. 
  3. ^ Laird, Fiona (February 25, 2006). "Lou Gish: Actress of intelligence and grit". The Independent.

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