Nicol Williamson

Nicol Williamson

Director

Nicol Williamson, a British stage and film actor of great range, talent and fire who was as well known for his brash antics offstage as he was for his work as a performer, has died. The cause was esophageal cancer. He was 73.

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  • Born: Sep 14, 1938 in Hamilton, Scotland
  • Death: Dec 16, 2011 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Roles (13)

Jack: A Night on the Town with John Barrymore Playbill - Opening Night, April 1996 Jack: A Night on the Town with John Barrymore (1996)
Opened Apr 24, 1996
  • as John Barrymore (Original)
  • Devised by
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I Hate Hamlet Playbill - May 1991 I Hate Hamlet (1991)
Opened Apr 8, 1991
  • as John Barrymore (Original)
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The Real Thing Playbill - Jan 1984 The Real Thing (1984)
Opened Jan 5, 1984
  • as Henry (Replacement)
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Macbeth Playbill - Opening Night, Jan 1982 Macbeth (1982)
Opened Jan 28, 1982
  • as Macbeth (Original)
  • Director
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Rex Playbill - April 1976 Rex (1976)
Opened Apr 25, 1976
  • as Henry VIII, King of England (Original)
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Uncle Vanya Playbill - June 1973 Uncle Vanya (1973)
Opened Jun 4, 1973
  • as Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky (Original)
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Hamlet Playbill - May 1969 Hamlet (1969)
Opened May 1, 1969
  • as Hamlet (Original)
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Plaza Suite Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1968 Plaza Suite (1968)
Opened Feb 14, 1968
  • as Sam Nash (Visitor From Mamaroneck) (Replacement)
  • as Roy Hubley (Visitor From Forest Hills) (Replacement)
  • as Jesse Kiplinger (Visitor From Hollywood) (Replacement)
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Inadmissible Evidence Playbill - Nov 1965 Inadmissible Evidence (1965)
Opened Nov 29, 1965
  • as Bill Maitland (Original)
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1976 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Rex Nominee
1974 Outstanding Performance Uncle Vanya Winner
1969 Outstanding Performance Hamlet Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1991 Outstanding Actor in a Play I Hate Hamlet Nominee
Tony Award
1974 Actor in a Play Uncle Vanya Nominee
1966 Actor in a Play Inadmissible Evidence Nominee