Nicholas Hope

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Nicholas Hope
Born (1958-12-25) 25 December 1958 (age 63)

Nicholas Hope (born 25 December 1958) is a British-born Australian actor.

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.

He played the lead role in Bad Boy Bubby (1993), for which he won the Australian Film Institute Best Actor in a Leading Role award in 1994.[1] He continues to work in film, theatre and television in Australia and Europe. He lives in Sydney, Australia. He also 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).

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

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  1. ^ "Interview: 'Bad Boy Bubby' Star Nicholas Hope Talks About Starring in the Controversial Aussie Cult Classic". Screen Realm. Retrieved 28 June 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Jeremy, Kay (3 April 2017). "Production underway on supernatural thriller 'The School'". Screen Daily.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ Free, Erin (8 September 2021). "Moon Rock For Monday - Review". Film Ink.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Nicholas Hope, b. 1959". National Portrait Gallery people. Retrieved 28 June 2021.

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