Nicholas Bell

Nicholas Bell

Television

WANTED series 2
Role: Ray Stanton (main cast) R&R Productions
SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY
Role: Gorman. Dir: various. Matchbox / ABC
MAD AS HELL series 6
Role: Ensemble. ITV / ABC
WANTED
Role: Ray Stanton (main cast) Matchbox Pictures/ Channel 7
WENTWORTH
 series 4
Role: Dr Foster. Dir: Steve Jodrell. Fremantle Media
THE EX-PM
Role: Sonny. Dir: Sian Davies. Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder/ ABC
WINNERS & LOSERS
Role: Keith Maxwell. Channel 7
CHILDHOOD’S END (mini series)
Role: Major General Cal. Dir: Nick Hurran
TIME OF OUR LIVES series 2
Role: Hugh Eriksen. Dir: Tori Garrett. ABC/ Time Productions
ANZAC GIRLS
Role: General Sir William Birdwood. Dir: Ken Cameron / Ian Watson. Showtime
PARER’S WAR
role: Bob Hawes.  Dir: Alister Grierson. Parer’s War Pty Ltd.
POWER GAMES
Role: Henderson.  Dir: David Caesar / Geoff Bennett.  Southern Star / Nine Network.
MAD AS HELL series 2
Role: Main ensemble.  Granada Films / ABC
SERANGOON ROAD
Role: Maxwell Black. Dir: Peter Andrikidis.  ABC / HBO
RAKE 2
Prosecutor Garden. ABC /Rake 2 Pty Ltd.  Dir: Jeffrey Walker.  2012
HOWZAT – KERRY PACKER’S WAR
Role: Clive Bell. Dir: Daina Reid. Southern Star/Ch 9
THE HOMICIDE FRANCHISE
Role: Troup. Dir: Ken Cameron.  ABC
JACK IRISH
Role: Martin Scullin. Dir: Jeffrey Walker.
CONSPIRACY 365
Role: Sheldrake Rathbone.
MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES
Role: Murdoch Foyle. Eps 1,10,11 12 & 13. Dir: Tony Tilse/Emma Freeman/ ABC.
AUSTRALIA ON TRIAL: MYALL CREEK
Role: George Gipps. Dir: Ana Kokkinos.
TANGLE
Role: Sean Roscoe (2 blocks). Dir: Emma Freeman.  Southern Star John Edwards.
RUSH 4
Role: Cohen (guest). Southern Star / Ten Network.
SEA PATROL
Role: Jack Henty (Semi reg). McElroy Productions /Nine Network.
KILLING TIME
Role: Rod Martin. Dir: Peter Andrikidis / Fremantle Media.
SLEUTH 101 – Episode 1 & 8.
Dir: Jon Olb / ABC Drama.
CITY HOMICIDE – Series 3
Role: Gordon Neades. Seven Network.
NEWSTOPIA – Series 3.
Role: Regular. Dir: John Olb / Fremantlemedia Australia
DIRT GAME
Role: Nigel Hay. Dir: Brendan Maher / ABC TV Drama
NEWSTOPIA – Series 2.
Role: Regular. Dir: John Olb / Fremantlemedia Australia
MONASH THE ANZAC LEGEND
Role: General Rawlinson. Dir: Malcolm Macdonald. 360 Degree Films.
NEWSTOPIA – Series 1.
Role: Regular. Dir: John Olb / Fremantlemedia Australia
ALL SAINTS
Role: Oliver Maroney (Semi regular). Dir: Various / Seven Network
UNDERBELLY
Role: Colin. Dir: Tony Tilse / Geoff Bennett.  Screenwise & Nine Network
CITY HOMICIDE
Role: Mark Silver (Guest lead).Dir: Paul Maloney / Seven Network
NEWSTOPIA – Pilot
Roles: Various. Dir: John Olb / Fremantlemedia Australia
THE LIBRARIANS
Role: Prosecuting Barrister. Gristmill & ABC
SATISFACTION
Role: Alex (Main cast regular). Dir: Paul Maloney / Lone Hand Pty Ltd & Foxtel /
TRIPPING OVER
Role: James (Main Cast).Dir: Sam Miller & Tony Tilse / Corner Store Films
REAL STORIES – “Shakespeare the Musical”
Role: Gordon. Roving Enterprises.
NIGHTMARES & DREAMSCAPES “The End of the Whole Mess”
Role: World Health Official. Coote /Hayes.2006
THE SURGEON
Role: Dr Julian Sierson (Series Lead) Dir: Matthew Saville /Southern Star/Channel 10.
WICKED SCIENCE
Role: Virgil Bayley. Jonathan M Shiff Prod
THE NIGHT OF THE SABER TOOTH
Role: Niles. Dir: George Miller
THE SECRET LIFE OF US – “The Crisis of Questions”
Role: Marc Kenneal.  Southern Star
SCOOTER
Role: Stepford. Jonathan M Shiff productions
SAILING TO THE WIND
Role: Jonathan Percy. Dir: Udo Witte / Village Roadshow Films
SALEM’S LOT
Role: Frank. Dir: Mikael Salomon
KATH & KIM (Series 2)“The Moon”
Role: Guest lead. Dir: Ted Emery / ABC TV
CRASHBURN – “The Treeman Show”
Role: Clive. Coxknight productions
BLUE HEELERS – “Playing with Fire”
Role: Vince De Souza”. Southern Star
MDA -“Damned if you Do” & “Venus Envy”
Role: Dr Oliver Maudsen (guest role) Screentime & ABC
LIFE (Telemovie)
Role: William Burton (Lead). Dir: David Cameron /Simpson Le Mesurier
SOMETHING IN THE AIR
Role: Michael Fox (5 episode guest lead). Simpson Le Mesurier / ABC
STINGERS  (series 2, 3 & 4)
Role: Det Sgt Bill Hollister (Leading regular). Dir: Various /Simpson Le Mesurier
THE MICALLEF PROGRAM
Role: Irishman Dir: Ted Emery / Reheart Productions & ABC Comedy
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE’S – THE LOST WORLD “The Outlaw”
Role: Edgar Gray. Coote Hayes Prod
THE MICALLEF PROGRAM
Role: Greg Ashdown. Dir: Ted Emery / Redheart Productions & ABC Comedy
THE GAMES (series 2)
Role: Nicholas (regular). Dir: Bruce Permazel / Beyond Productions / ABC
BACKLANDS
Role: Archie Wilson. Dir: Martin Buchhorn / Bavarian Films (Aust/Germany co production)
HALIFAX “Swimming with Sharks”
Role: Barry Crittenden. Simpson Le Mesurier Films
THE MAGICIANS (Death by Magic)
Role: Reverend Thompson. Dir: Lorraine Senna. Warner / Village Roadshow
THE GAMES (series 1)
Role: Nicholas (regular) Dir: Bruce Permazel  / Beyond Productions & ABC
DRIVEN CRAZY “Love Bug”
Role: The Headmaster. Barron TV
THE GENIE FROM DOWN UNDER – Series 2
Role: Major Nigel Huntly (3 eps). Dir: Ray Boseley / ACTF Prod.
TALES OF THE SOUTH SEAS (aka One West Waikiki)
Role:Captain George Mann. Warner/Village Roadshow
CHAMELEON
Role: Quinn, former FBI agent. Warner / Village Roadshow
RAW FM
Role: Neil Mulholland (3 episodes) Weis Films / ABC Drama
GOOD GUYS, BAD GUYS “Bloody Nosy”
Role: Dennis Dreeble. Simpson Le Mesurier
STATE CORONER – Pilot “Starting with a Bang”
Role: Provis. Crawford Productions
BLUE HEELERS
Role; Judge. Southern Star productions
OCEAN GIRL Series 1, 2 & 3 – aka Ocean Odyssey
Role: Hellegren (Regular Lead) Westbridge prod
CORRELLI “Lock-Down”
Role: Officer Holland. ABC TV
FRONTLINE “Heroes and Villains”
Role: Jonathan, Mike Moore’s Doctor / Working Dog productions
THE FEDS “Deception” telemovie pilot
Role: Stephen Garrard. Crawford productions
SKYTRACKERS
Role: Dan. ACTF Productions
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF BLACK BEAUTY mini-series
Role: Weeks. Pro Films
FLYING DOCTORS
Role: John Crispin. Crawford productions
LIFTOFF
Role: Mr Bunyip. ACTF productions
NEIGHBOURS
Role: Martin Tyrell. Grundy TV
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE “Command Performance”
Role: Lt Remer. Paramount Pictures (Aust)
MORE WINNERS “Boy Soilders”
Role: Commandant. ACTF productions
SKIRTS – TV series
Role: Garry Block (Regular Lead). Simpson Le Mesurier Films|
ACROPOLIS NOW “Shakespeare was a Greek”
Role: Himself

Film

I, FRANKENSTEIN
Role: Carl Avery. Dir: Stuart Beattie.
KATH AND KIMDERELLA
Role: Priest. Dir: Ted Emery.
CRAWLSPACE
Role: Caesar. Dir: Justin Dix. 2011
THE APPLICANT (short film)
The Interviewer. Tropfest Finalist.
AFTERGLOW (short film)
Role: The Husband. Dir: Nadine Garner.
THE FIRST INTERVIEW (Documentary)
Role: Chevreul. Dir: Dennis Tupicoff / Jungle Pictures.
DON’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK
Role: Dr Utley. Dir: Troy Nixey /Prod: Guillermo Del Toro
I LOVE YOU TOO
Role: Alice’s Dad. Dir: Daina Reid /Producer Laura Waters .
TAJ
Role: Tony. Dir: Winston Furlong /Producer: Michelle Bourke.
PREY
Role: Rifleman. Dir: George Miller /Producer: Jan Bladier.
BAKER STREET (aka The Bank Job)
Role: Voice/UK Copper. Dir: Roger Donaldson.
NOISE
Role: Birchall (Leading role). Dir:  Matthew Saville / Retro Active Films
CATERPILLAR WISH
Role: Caleb. Dir: Sandra Sciberras / Wish Productions.
CHARLOTTE’S WEB
Role: Reverend Beecher. Dir: Gary Winick / Paramount Pictures.
OPAL DREAMS
Role: McNulty. Director: Peter Cattaneo /  Academy Films.
THE GREAT RAID
Role: Duke. Director: John Dahl / Miramax Films.
NED KELLY
Role: Richard Cook.Dir: Gregor Jordan
BAD EGGS
Role:  Wicks (Lead role). Dir: Tony Martin / Double Yolker
NOAH & SASKIA
Role: Walsh. Dir: Paul Maloney  / ACTF
BLACK & WHITE
Role: Daniel. Dir:  Craig Lahiff / B&W Films
TAKE AWAY
Role: Squire. Dir: Marc Gracie / Mondayitis
HOMESICK
Role: Alan Collins.Dir: Joseph McMahon
FROM THE TOP
Role:  Maestro. Dir: Alistair Read / VCA Films
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE II
Role: The Accountant. Dir: John Woo / Paramount Pictures
THE DISH
Role: Robert. Dir: Rob Sitch / Working Dog
THE CRAIC
Role: Derek Johnson. Dir: Ted Emery
DEAD LETTER OFFICE
Role: Peter. Dir: John Ruane  / Artist Services
DARK CITY
Role: Mr Rain. Dir: Alex Proyas/ Dark City Films
SHINE
Role: Ben Rosen. Dir: Scott Hicks / Momentum Films
MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS – The Movie
Role: Zordan. Dir: Bryan Spicer /Paramount Pictures
HOTEL SORRENTO
Role: Edwin. Dir: Richard Franklin / Bayside Pictures
LUCKY BREAK (Title in USA: Paperback Romance)
Role: The Doctor. Dir: Ben Lewin / Weis Films
CRIME TIME
Role: Barclay. Boulevard Films
GROSS MISCONDUCT(Title in USA: Gross Indecency)
Role: Detective Matthews. Dir: George Miller / Pro Films
THE ART OF DROWNING
Role: Harry Dir:James Grant / Frame Films
BOY SOLDIER
Role: Commandant. Lea Films
FATHER
Role:Paul Jamieson. Dir: John Power / Transcontinental Films
HUNTING
Role: Piggott. Dir:  Frank Howson  / Boulevard Films

UK Television

MAKE YOURSELF HEARD
Role: Jerry. Melrose Films
INSPECTOR MORSE – “The Wolvercote Tongue”
Role: Dr Swain. Central TV
THE AGATHA CHRISTIE HOUR “The Manhood of Edward Robinson”
Role: Jeremy. Dir: Brian Farnham
EVERYONE A WINNER
Role: Cecil. Channel 4
BLOOD & LYMESWOLD
Role: Greg. BBC TV
THE MANHOOD OF EDWARD ROBINSON
Role: Reginald. THAMES TV
STRANGERS “Soldiers of Misfortune”
Role: Detective. Inspector Roger Wood. Granada TV
MY FATHER’S HOUSE
Role: Ray. Director: Alex Segal / Granada TV

Theatre

NORTH BY NORTHWEST
Role: Main cast. Dir: Simon Phillips. Melbourne Theatre Company
DREAMERS
Role: Claude. Dir: Ariette Taylor. Fortyfive Downstiars
THE SPEECHMAKER
Role: Bob/ British PM. Dir: Sam Strong. Melbourne Theatre Company
WAR HORSE Australian theatrical tour
Role: Arthur & Captain Thunder. Dir: Drew Carr. Global Creatures.
RICHARD III
Role: Stanley / King Edward. Dir: Simon Phillips / Melbourne Theatre Company.
TENDER
Reader. Dir: Sam Strong / Melbourne Theatre Company
MADAGASCAR
Role: Nathan. Dir: Sam Strong / Melbourne Theatre Company
THE HYPOCRITE
Role: Cleante. Dir: Peter Evans / Melbourne Theatre Company
THE GREAT
Role: Archbishop and Older Orlo. Dir: Peter Evans / Sydney Theatre Company
THE WINTERLING
Role:  Main cast. Dir: Kat Stewart / Red Stitch
ENLIGHTENMENT
Role:  Nick. Dir: Julian Merryck / MTC
FESTEN
Role: Lars. Dir: Simon Phillips / MTC 2006
THE DUMB SHOW
Role: Greg. Dir: Peter Evans / MTC Tour
THE MEMORY OF WATER
Role:  Frank. Dir: Julian Merryck / Melbourne Theatre Company
AFTER DINNER
Role: Gordon. Melbourne Theatre Company
A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM
Role: Bottom. Elston, Hocking & Woods
TWELFTH NIGHT
Role: Sir Toby Belch. Elston, Hocking & Woods
BOUNCERS
Role: Eric. New World Productions

UK Theatre

VOICE OF THE PRAIRIE
Role: Barney. Soho Polo Theatre, London
BLOOD, SWEAT AND TEARS
Role: Cooper. London & National Tour
RICHARD III
Role: Lord Grey /Royal Shakespeare Co. London & tour UK, Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane (Aust)
HENRY V
Role: English Soldier. Royal Shakespeare Company, London
LOVES LABOURS LOST
Role: Villager. Royal Shakespeare Company
HAMLET
Role: First Sailor. Royal Shakespeare Co
RED NOSES
Role: Bigod. Royal Shakespeare Company
AGED 13 ¾ – THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE
One man show. Theatre Royal, York
CIDER WITH ROSIE
Role: Jack. Theatre Royal, York
HAVING A BALL
Role: Anaesthetist. Theatre Royal, York
BREEZEBLOCK PARK
Role: John-John. Theatre Royal, York
HAMLET
Role: Rosencrantz. Theatre Royal, York
ONCE A CATHOLIC
Role: Cuthbert. Theatre Royal, York
RELATIVELY SPEAKING
Role: Greg. Theatre Royal, York
PINOCCHIO
Role: Harlequin. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield
EQUUS
Role: Horseman. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield
RATTLE OF A SIMPLEMAN
Role: Rick. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
Role: Charlie Brown. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield
WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
Role: Nick. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield
DANGEROUS CORNER
Role: Gordon. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield
ROMEO & JULIET
Role: Romeo. Civic Theatre, Chesterfield AN IDEAL HUSBAND – Oxford Playhouse, Oxford
LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN
Oxford Playhouse, Oxford

Radio & Voice

*Numerous voice overs for commercials.
The Buddha, Geoff and Me – Canfor-Dumas / Bolinda Publishing
The Lieutenant – Kate Grenville / Bolinda Publishing
The Leader’s Way – Dalai Lama / Bolinda Publishing
Hurry Up and Meditate – David Michie / Bolinda Publishing
Buddhism for Busy People – David Michie / Bolinda Publishing
Jesus of Nazareth – Pope Benedict XVI (Joseph Ratzinger) / Bolinda Publishing
John – Niall Williams / Bolinda Publishing
Along Came Dylan – Stephen Foster / Bolinda Publishing
Walking Ollie – Stephen Foster / Bolinda Publishing

Awards / Nominations

2016 Nomination for Green Room Award – Best Male Actor – WetHouse (Red Stitch Actors
Theatre)
Winner 2011 BEST ACTOR  IN SHORT FILM (‘Afterglow’) – NEW YORK CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Training

Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art, London 1976-1979

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