NICK BRIMBLEReal Honesty & Warmth
Playing Age: 45 - 60
Nick Brimble was born on the 22nd July 1944 in Bristol. He studied Philosophy and English Literature at the University of Sussex from 1962-66, graduating with an MA and going on to teach English and Drama at the University of Baghdad. His stay in Iraq only lasted one year due to political unrest and he left at the outbreak of the Six-Day War in 1967, driving back to the UK in a battered mini car.
Nick has starred in numerous plays over the years including Richard III with Bob Hoskins, Macbeth with Steven Berkoff, Julius Caesar, The Tempest and many other. In 1973, Nick’s television career began with Thomas Hardy’s Wessex Tales, playing the part of Willowes in Barbara of the House of Grebe alongside Ben Kingsley and Joanna McCallum. During the ’70s and ’80s, he had a regular part in The Sweeney. Further television credits include Doc Martin, The Bill and Emmerdale.
In 1990, Roger Corman cast Nick as The Monster in Frankenstein Unbound opposite Raul Julia, Bridget Fonda and John Hurt. The following year he played Little John in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Nick has also voiced video game characters including John Watson in Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishments.