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Nicholas Lyndhurst


Nicholas Lyndhurst was born on April 20, 1961 in Emsworth, Hampshire, England as Nicholas Simon Lyndhurst. He is an actor, known for Only Fools and Horses.... (1981), Goodnight Sweetheart (1993) and Rock & Chips (2010). He has been married to Lucy Smith since September 1, 1999. They have one child. See full bio »
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Known For

Only Fools and Horses....
Only Fools and Horses.... Rodney Trotter
(1981-2003)
Goodnight Sweetheart
Goodnight Sweetheart Gary / Gary Sparrow / Colonel Henri Dupont
(1993-2016)
Rock & Chips
Rock & Chips Freddie Robdal
(2010-2011)

Filmography

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 2016 A United Kingdom
George Williams
 1993-2016 Goodnight Sweetheart (TV Series)
Gary / Gary Sparrow / Colonel Henri Dupont
- Many Happy Returns (2016) ... Gary Sparrow
- Accentuate the Positive (1999) ... Gary Sparrow
- Flash, Bang, Wallop (1999) ... Gary Sparrow
- Something Fishie (1999) ... Gary Sparrow
- How I Won the War (1999) ... Gary Sparrow
 2013-2015 New Tricks (TV Series)
Danny Griffin
- The Crazy Gang (2015) ... Danny Griffin
- Life Expectancy (2015) ... Danny Griffin
- Lottery Curse (2015) ... Danny Griffin
- The Russian Cousin (2015) ... Danny Griffin
- The Fame Game (2015) ... Danny Griffin
 2014 Only Fools and Horses: Beckham in Peckham (TV Short)
Rodney Trotter
 2010-2011 Rock & Chips (TV Series)
Freddie Robdal
- The Frog and the Pussycat (2011) ... Freddie Robdal
- Five Gold Rings (2010) ... Freddie Robdal
- Pilot (2010) ... Freddie Robdal
 2008 After You've Gone: Deleted Scenes (Video short)
Jimmy
 2007-2008 After You've Gone (TV Series)
Jimmy
- There Will Be Pud (2008) ... Jimmy
- Too Cool for School (2008) ... Jimmy
- The Law of the Skip (2008) ... Jimmy
- Damaged (2008) ... Jimmy
- The Lure of the Rings (2008) ... Jimmy
 2006 The Children's Party at the Palace (TV Special)
Cruella de Vil's Chauffeur (The 101 Dalmatians)
 2005 Lassie
Buckle
 1981-2003 Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series)
Rodney Trotter
- Sleepless in Peckham...! (2003) ... Rodney Trotter
- Strangers on the Shore...! (2002) ... Rodney Trotter
- If They Could See Us Now.....! (2001) ... Rodney Trotter
- Time on Our Hands (1996) ... Rodney Trotter
- Modern Men (1996) ... Rodney Trotter
 2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
Alan Willis
- Landlord (2003) ... Alan Willis
 2000 Thin Ice (TV Movie)
Graham Moss
 2000 Butterflies Reunion Special (TV Short)
Adam Parkinson
 1999 David Copperfield (TV Mini-Series)
Uriah Heep
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Uriah Heep
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Uriah Heep
 1997 Only Fools and Horses: Only Fools Cutaway (TV Short)
Rodney Trotter
 1996 Gulliver's Travels (TV Mini-Series)
Clustril
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Clustril
 1993 Stalag Luft (TV Movie)
'Chump' Cosgrove
 1990-1992 The Piglet Files (TV Series)
Peter Chapman
- With Friends Like These (1992) ... Peter Chapman
- Under New Mangement (1992) ... Peter Chapman
- In Which We Serve (1992) ... Peter Chapman
- Sex, Spies and Videotape (1992) ... Peter Chapman
- Sweet and Sour Piglet (1992) ... Peter Chapman
 1986-1990 The Two of Us (TV Series)
Ashley Phillips
- Best Laid Schemes (1990) ... Ashley Phillips
- The Quest (1990) ... Ashley Phillips
- Dangers in the Night (1990) ... Ashley Phillips
- Old Scores (1990) ... Ashley Phillips
- Fine Adjustments (1990) ... Ashley Phillips
 1986 Sky Bandits
Chalky
 1984-1985 The Lenny Henry Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.6 (1985) ... (as Nick Lyndhurst)
- Episode #1.3 (1984)
- Episode #1.1 (1984)
 1984 Round and Round (TV Series)
Patrick
- Sex (1984) ... Patrick
 1984 Only Fools and Horses: Licensed to Drill (Video short)
Rodney Trotter
 1983 Bullshot Crummond
Nobby Clark
 1978-1983 Butterflies (TV Series)
Adam Parkinson
- Loose Ends (1983) ... Adam Parkinson
- Breaking Up (1983) ... Adam Parkinson
- Calling (1983) ... Adam Parkinson
- Cleaning Windows (1983) ... Adam Parkinson
- Pot (1983) ... Adam Parkinson
 1983 It'll All Be Over in Half an Hour (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... Various Characters
 1983 Michael Barrymore (TV Series)
 1982 Only Fools and Horses: Christmas Trees (TV Short)
Rodney Trotter
 1982 Play for Today (TV Series)
Young Police Constable
- A Mother Like Him (1982) ... Young Police Constable
 1982 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Dennis
 1981 Spearhead (TV Series)
Private Wilson
- Futures (1981) ... Private Wilson
- Loyalties II (1981) ... Private Wilson
- The Macau Connection (1981) ... Private Wilson
- Have a Happy Day (1981) ... Private Wilson
 1980 To Serve Them All My Days (TV Mini-Series)
Dobson
- Part Five (1980) ... Dobson
- Part Three (1980) ... Dobson
- Part Two (1980) ... Dobson
- Part One (1980) ... Dobson
 1980 The Dick Emery Show (TV Series)
- Episode #18.2 (1980)
 1979 Two People (TV Series)
Matthew
- Back to Earth (1979) ... Matthew
- Blueprints (1979) ... Matthew
 1979 Father's Day (TV Movie)
Philip
 1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Brian Grant
- Fairies (1978) ... Brian Grant
 1978 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Westbrook
- Losing Her (1978) ... Westbrook
 1978 The Tomorrow People (TV Series)
Karl Brandt
- Hitler's Last Secret: Men Like Rats (1978) ... Karl Brandt
 1978 Going Straight (TV Series)
Raymond Fletcher
- Going Off the Rails (1978) ... Raymond Fletcher
- Going Going Gone (1978) ... Raymond Fletcher
- Going Sour (1978) ... Raymond Fletcher
- Going to Be Alright (1978) ... Raymond Fletcher
 1976 Peter Pan (TV Movie)
Tootles
 1976 The Prince and the Pauper (TV Series)
Tom Canty / Prince Edward
- Episode #1.6 (1976) ... Tom Canty / Prince Edward
- Episode #1.5 (1976) ... Tom Canty / Prince Edward
- Episode #1.4 (1976) ... Tom Canty / Prince Edward
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... Tom Canty / Prince Edward
- Episode #1.2 (1976) ... Tom Canty / Prince Edward
 1975 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series)
Davy Keith
- Episode #1.6 (1975) ... Davy Keith
- Episode #1.5 (1975) ... Davy Keith
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Davy Keith
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Davy Keith
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Davy Keith
 1974 Heidi (TV Mini-Series)
Peter
- Episode #1.6 (1974) ... Peter
- Episode #1.5 (1974) ... Peter
- Episode #1.2 (1974) ... Peter
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Peter
 1973 The Nelson Affair
Shot Cabin Boy (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (20 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (13 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial for W.H. Smith (1997) See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nicky Lyndhurst | Nick Lyndhurst

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Modern Family (2009)] It's an exquisite, character-led comedy show and I don't understand why we're not doing that sort of thing in Britain. See more »

Trivia:

Close friends with his Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) co-star David Jason. Jason described them both as "a pair of silly Buddhas" and Lyndhurst as shiny-faced in his autobiography, and liked to call him Nick. They had met, along with Lennard Pearce, on other acting jobs before Only Fools and Horses.... (1981). Lyndhurst and Jason struck up an instant rapport in a motor-home while waiting to ... See more »

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