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Nicholas Amer


Nicholas Amer was born Thomas Harold Amer in Birkenhead, Merseyside, England. At the age of 18, he enlisted in the Royal Navy and served as a wireless officer for four years during World War II. He saw plenty of action, serving mainly on Motor Torpedo Boats, at first in North Africa. He was wounded in action during the Allied Invasion of Sicily in... See full bio »

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Known For

The Message
The Message Suheil
(1976)
The Draughtsman's Contract
(1982)
The Awakening
The Awakening Edgar Hirsthwit
(2011)
The Deep Blue Sea
The Deep Blue Sea Mr. Elton
(2011)

Filmography

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 2014 ABCs of Death 2
Granddad (segment "G")
 2012 Heroes Return (Short)
Jack Jennings
 2011 Borgia (TV Series)
Prospero Santacroce
- The Bonds of Matrimony (2011) ... Prospero Santacroce (as Nicolas Amer)
 2011/I The Awakening
Edgar Hirsthwit
 2011 The Deep Blue Sea
Mr. Elton (as Nicolas Amer)
 2011 Lost Hearts (Short)
Mr. Abney (as Nicolas Amer)
 2009 Waiting for Gorgo (Short)
Mr Archibald (as Nicolas Amer)
 2005 Benjamin's Struggle (Short)
Mr. Heinrichson (as Nicolas Amer)
 2005 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Arthur Leggott
- Midsomer Rhapsody (2005) ... Arthur Leggott
 2004 ChuckleVision (TV Series)
Mr. Naza
- Paul of the Ring (2004) ... Mr. Naza
 2003 My Dad's the Prime Minister (TV Series)
Old Bloke 2
- The Party (2003) ... Old Bloke 2
 2002 tlc (TV Series)
Patient in Corridor
- Three Stars (2002) ... Patient in Corridor
 1999 Jonathan Creek (TV Series)
Bill
- Ghost's Forge (1999) ... Bill
 1994 The Whipping Boy (TV Movie)
Lord Chancellor (as Nicolas Amer)
 1993 Eldorado (TV Series)
Ramon Colorado
- Episode #1.133 (1993) ... Ramon Colorado
 1990 Treasure Island (TV Movie)
Ben Gunn (as Nicolas Amer)
 1989 Streets Apart (TV Series)
Harold Pinner
- Episode #2.6 (1989) ... Harold Pinner
 1988 A Man for All Seasons (TV Movie)
Chapuys (as Nicolas Amer)
 1987 The Charmer (TV Mini-Series)
Hotel Receptionist
- Gorse, the Deceiver (1987) ... Hotel Receptionist (as Nicolas Amer)
 1987 Fortunes of War (TV Mini-Series)
Palu
- Romania: June 1940 (1987) ... Palu
- Romania: January 1940 (1987) ... Palu
- The Balkans: September 1939 (1987) ... Palu
 1987 Bust (TV Series)
Philippe
- Write Off (1987) ... Philippe (as Nicolas Amer)
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Contessa's friend
- Living in the Past (1986) ... Contessa's friend (as Nicolas Amer)
 1986 Love and Marriage (TV Series)
Guido
- Let's Run Away to Africa (1986) ... Guido
 1986 If Tomorrow Comes (TV Mini-Series)
Carlton Hotel clerk
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Carlton Hotel clerk (as Nicolas Amer)
 1986 Artists and Models (TV Series)
Casanova
- The Passing Show (1986) ... Casanova (as Nicolas Amer)
 1985 Tender Is the Night (TV Mini-Series)
Spanish Patient
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Spanish Patient (as Nicolas Amer)
 1984 The Tragedy of Coriolanus (TV Movie)
Aedile (as Nicolas Amer)
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
Carlo
- The Damask Collection (1983) ... Carlo
 1981-1983 Pig in the Middle (TV Series)
Second Waiter
- The Native Hue of Resolution (1983) ... Second Waiter (as Nicolas Amer)
- Ships That Pass in the Night, Stopping (1981) ... Second Waiter (as Nicolas Amer)
 1982 The Draughtsman's Contract
Mr Parkes (as Nicolas Amer)
 1982 Whoops Apocalypse (TV Series)
French Agent
- Lucifer and the Lord (1982) ... French Agent (as Nicolas Amer)
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
Second Chorus
- Heroes and Men (1980) ... Second Chorus
 1980 Gauguin the Savage (TV Movie)
Mallarmé
 1979 The Professionals (TV Series)
Khadi
- A Hiding to Nothing (1979) ... Khadi (as Nicolas Amer)
 1979 The Bitch
Restaurant Maître D' (uncredited)
 1979 Lady Oscar
M. De Chantilly, the pistol duelist
 1979 Nelson's Touch (Short)
Lord Nelson
 1977 Spaghetti Two-Step (TV Movie)
Arthur (as Nicolas Amer)
 1976 The Message
Suheil (as Nicolas Amer)
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series)
Mnester
 1976 Rogue's Rock (TV Series)
Uncle Achmed
- El Aziz (1976) ... Uncle Achmed
- Up the Spout (1976) ... Uncle Achmed
- El Akhram (1976) ... Uncle Achmed
 1976 The Message
Suheil (as Nicolas Amer)
 1972 Disciple of Death
Melchisidech, the Cabalist (as Nick Amer)
 1972 Crime of Passion (TV Series)
Victor Suse
- Jean-Paul (1972) ... Victor Suse
 1970 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Universo Sanchez
- Revolutions: Fidel Castro (1970) ... Universo Sanchez
 1969 The Root of All Evil? (TV Series)
Partner
- A Bit of a Holiday (1969) ... Partner
 1965 For Whom the Bell Tolls (TV Series)
Corporal
- The Bridge (1965) ... Corporal (as Nicolas Amer)
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series)
Lieut Cristenek
- The Pretender (1962) ... Lieut Cristenek
 1962 Parbottle Speaking (TV Series)
Dr. Leighton
 1961 Top Secret (TV Series)
Policeman
- Stranger in Cantabria (1961) ... Policeman
 1961 The Return of the Old Pull 'n Push (TV Series)
Signor Perelli
- Episode #1.6 (1961) ... Signor Perelli
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... Signor Perelli
 1961 The Avengers (TV Series)
Luis Alvarez
- Crescent Moon (1961) ... Luis Alvarez
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Pinky
- The Hunt (1961) ... Pinky (as Nicolas Amer)
 1960 The Old Pull 'n Push (TV Series)
Signor Perelli
- The Race (1960) ... Signor Perelli
- Confusion at Cloudburst (1960) ... Signor Perelli
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Customer
- False Witness (1960) ... Customer
 1960 The Roving Reasons (TV Series)
 1957-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Edward Horning / Sebastian
- The Great Adventure (1958) ... Edward Horning
- Twelfth Night (II) (1957) ... Sebastian (as Nicolas Amer)
 1957 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Miguel
- Arrow in the Air (1957) ... Miguel
 1957 King's Rhapsody (TV Movie)
Volkoff
 1957 Sing for Your Supper (TV Movie)
Carlo Ponchi
 1957 The Hands (TV Short)
Albert
 1956 Nom-de-Plume (TV Series)
Pallas / Suitor / Aurelien de Seze
- Legacy of Death (1956) ... Pallas
- The Nightmare Man (1956) ... Suitor
- Child of Her Time (1956) ... Aurelien de Seze
 1950 The Mudlark
Servant (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Robert Eddison, James Maxwell, Sir Robert Atkins, Russell Thorndike, Christopher Fettes, David Ritch, and June Bailey in the cast. David Williams was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Nick Amer | Nicolas Amer
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Trivia:

Began acting professionally in 1948

Star Sign:

Libra

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