Nolan Hemmings

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Nolan Hemmings at Financial Times 125th Anniversary Party, London, in June 2013

Nolan Hemmings (born 1970) is an English stage and film actor. He is known for his role as Charles E. Grant in Band of Brothers.

Early life[edit]

Hemmings is the son of actor/director David Hemmings and actress Gayle Hunnicutt. He is named after his father's character, Captain Nolan, in The Charge of the Light Brigade.


An early appearance was as the young David in the 1986 BBC series David Copperfield. He may be most known worldwide for his portrayal of Staff Sergeant Charles 'Chuck' Grant in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers. The person he portrayed survived a gunshot to the head after the war ended while on occupation duty.[1]

In the film, Last Orders, he played a younger version of Lenny, his father David's character. He is also an actor in London's West End Theatre and played vicar Jamie Flynn in Heartbeat (2006).


He was married to Nikki Grosse, an actress who is one of the hosts on the Globe Trekker travel show.


  1. ^ Ambrose (1992), p.285


  • Ambrose, Stephen E. (1992). Band of Brothers: Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-7434-6411-6. 

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