Nicholas Lyndhurst Biography, Age, Height, Parents, Wife, Children, Net Worth – Nicholas Lyndhurst is a renowned English actor whose career began in childhood.
|Name:||Nicholas Simon Lyndhurst|
|Date of Birth:||April 20, 1961|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
Nicholas Lyndhurst Biography
Born on April 20, 1961, he became widely recognized for his iconic portrayal of Rodney Trotter in the beloved sitcom “Only Fools and Horses.”
Nicholas Lyndhurst Age
As of 2023, he was 62 years old.
Nicholas Lyndhurst Parents
His parents are Joe Lyndhurst and Liz Long.
Nicholas Lyndhurst Career
Additionally, Lyndhurst held significant roles in other sitcoms. Lyndhurst's exceptional contributions to “Goodnight Sweetheart” earned him two National Television Awards, as well as nominations for a British Comedy Award and three British Academy Television Awards for his role in “Only Fools and Horses.”
His educational journey began at East Wittering Primary School, followed by attendance at the Corona Theatre School in Hammersmith, London.
Career-wise, Lyndhurst started by appearing in various television advertisements and children's films during the 1970s. He gained national prominence when he portrayed Tom Canty/Prince Edward in a BBC Television adaptation of “The Prince and the Pauper,” directed by Barry Letts and transmitted in January 1976. His recognition grew further in 1978 when he played Raymond Fletcher, the teenage son of Ronnie Barker's Norman Stanley Fletcher in “Going Straight” and Adam Parkinson.
However, Lyndhurst's career-defining role came in the BBC sitcom “Only Fools and Horses,” where he portrayed Rodney Trotter, the younger brother of the main character Derek “Del Boy” Trotter, played by David Jason. “Only Fools and Horses” premiered in 1981 and steadily gained popularity, ultimately reaching its zenith in 1996 with a Christmas Day special in the UK. Lyndhurst remained part of the show from its inception until its final broadcast on Christmas Day in 2003.
In 1986, Lyndhurst had a minor role in the film “Gunbus/SkyBandits,” which was released directly to video and did not premiere in British c inemas. Throughout the mid-1980s and 1990s, he played Ashley Phillips in ITV's “The Two of Us” alongside Janet Dibley, and he portrayed MI5 agent Peter “Piglet” Chapman in “The Piglet Files.” He also took on various stage roles during this period.
From 1993 to 1999, Lyndhurst assumed the lead character of Gary Sparrow in the time-traveling sitcom “Goodnight Sweetheart.” Around the same time, he became the face and voice of the telecommunications chain Peoples Phone in TV and radio commercials.
From 1997 to 1999, Lyndhurst became the public face of the stationery chain store WH Smith, featuring in their advertisements as all four members of a fictional family. His performance in these adverts earned him a BAFTA award. In 1999, he took on the role of the villainous Uriah Heep opposite Daniel Radcliffe and Dame Maggie Smith in “David Copperfield.”
In 2013, Lyndhurst became a regular cast member in the BBC police procedural series “New Tricks,” alongside Dennis Waterman and Tamzin Outhwaite.
Nicholas Lyndhurst Wife
He is married to Lucy Smith.
Nicholas Lyndhurst Children
He had one child – Archie Lyndhurst.
Nicholas Lyndhurst Net Worth
Nicholas Lyndhurst is an English actor who has an estimated net worth of $5 million.