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Nick Pickard in 2007
27 May 1975
|Other names||Nicholas Pickard|
|Known for||Hollyoaks (1995–present)|
|Relatives||John Pickard (brother)|
Nicholas Pickard (born 27 May 1975) is an English actor, best known for his role as Tony Hutchinson on soap opera Hollyoaks. He was the longest-serving cast member and appeared in the first episode in 1995. The character of Tony had developed and viewers have seen him with numerous girlfriends and run-ins with the local students.
In his 1987 movie debut, Pickard played Mio, the lead role in Mio in the Land of Faraway He starred alongside a young Christian Bale in this film. There he is credited as Nicholas Pickard. In 1994, Pickard played a minor role in EastEnders, appearing as a young homeless boy. He appeared in music videos for Mike + The Mechanics ("Over My Shoulder") and Roxette ("Almost Unreal").
In addition to his Filmography part, Pickard appeared as well in other TV shows including Us Girls and If You Were Me.
He landed the role of Tony Hutchinson in Hollyoaks in 1995 and had played him up until 2019 when Tony was allegedly murdered by Breda McQueen, the current serial killer that targets men who she believes are unfit fathers. In 2017, Pickard won the British Soap Award for Outstanding Achievement for 22 years of playing Tony. This was the first time an actor/actress from Hollyoaks had received the Outstanding Achievement award.
Pickard is older brother of John Pickard. Pickard is also the owner of several Sheffield restaurants in the Ecclesall Road. He has a daughter named Ellie Roberts, and he previously dated former co-star Joanna Taylor (Geri Hudson). He is a dedicated Chelsea F.C. fan. In his spare time Pickard enjoys sports, particularly football and squash. He plays regularly and runs the Mersey TV football team, taking on the roles of gaffer, manager and kitboy. He is also the captain of the Hollyoaks Team whenever there are celebrity football matches. He is supporting the School Food Trust across England, in order to encourage children to eat healthy food.
|1987||Mio in the Land of Faraway||Bosse / Mio|
|1990||You Rang, M'Lord?||Boy Factory Worker|
|1991||Now That It's Morning||Ian|
|1993||ROXETTE - Almost Unreal (video clip)||Lead role|
|1994||Mike + The Mechanics - Over My Shoulder||Schoolboy in love|
|1994||EastEnders||Young Homeless Boy/Alan Hall|
|1999||Brookside: Double Take!||Rosco Main|
|2001||Hollyoaks: Movin' On||Tony Hutchinson|
|2007||The Weakest Link - #1019||Himself/Contestant|
|2007||the British Soap Awards 2007||Himself|
|2007||For King and Country||Captain Philip Levaul-Grimwood|
|2009–2013||Hollyoaks: Later||Tony Hutchinson|
|2009||Hollyoaks: The Good, The Bad & The Gorgeous||Tony Hutchinson / Jack Dawson|
|2010||SING FOR ENGLAND - HOLLYOAKS (video clip)||Himself|
|2001||Nominated||British Soap Award||Best Comedy Performance - Hollyoaks|
|2002||Nominated||British Soap Award||Best Comedy Performance - Hollyoaks|
|2017||Won||British Soap Award||Outstanding Achievement - Hollyoaks|
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