Nicholas Hope

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Nicholas Hope

Nicholas Hope is a British-born Australian actor, known for the lead role in the 1993 film Bad Boy Bubby.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Manchester, England, Hope's family emigrated to the steel and ship building town of Whyalla, South Australia, where he was educated by the Christian Brothers.[citation needed]


Hope played the lead role in Bad Boy Bubby (1993).[1]

He appeared in The School in 2018,[2] and Moon Rock For Monday, directed by Kurt Martin and produced by Jim Robison in 2021.[3]

In 2004, he published a memoir called Brushing the Tip of Fame, and in 2006 produced a monologue "The Colour of Panic", which played in Sydney (The Studio, Sydney Opera House) and Oslo (Det Åpne Teater).

Recognition and awards[edit]

Hope won the Australian Film Institute award for Best Actor in a Leading Role award in 1994 for his role in Bad Boy Bubby.[1]

A portrait of Hope appears in the National Portrait Gallery.[4]

Partial filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Interview: 'Bad Boy Bubby' Star Nicholas Hope Talks About Starring in the Controversial Aussie Cult Classic". Screen Realm. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  2. ^ Jeremy, Kay (3 April 2017). "Production underway on supernatural thriller 'The School'". Screen Daily.
  3. ^ Free, Erin (8 September 2021). "Moon Rock For Monday - Review". Film Ink.
  4. ^ "Nicholas Hope, b. 1959". National Portrait Gallery people. Retrieved 28 June 2021.

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