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Nicol Williamson

 
Nicol Williamson Headshot
Date of Birth: September 14, 1938 (84)

Birth Place: Hamilton, SCOTLAND

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1996
John Barrymore
  [Broadway]
1991
John Barrymore
  [Broadway]
1984
Henry [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1982
Macbeth
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1976
Henry VIII, King of England
  [Broadway]
1973
Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky
  [Broadway]
1969
Hamlet
  [Broadway]
1968
Jesse Kiplinger [Replacement]
Roy Hubley [Replacement]
Sam Nash [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1965
Bill Maitland
  [London Fringe]
Original London Production, 1965
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1982]
Director

Nicol Williamson Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Entertainment
Nicol Williamson Jack - A Night On The Town With John Barrymore
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Actor - Play
Nicol Williamson , I Hate Hamlet
 
Olivier Awards - 1978 - Actor of the Year in a Revival
Nicol WilliamsonInadmissible Evidence
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Nicol Williamson, Rex
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1974 - Outstanding Performance Gold Star
Nicol Williamson, Uncle Vanya
 
Tony Awards - 1974 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Nicol Williamson, Uncle Vanya
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1969 - Outstanding Performances Gold Star
Nicol Williamson, Hamlet
 
Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Nicol Williamson, Inadmissible Evidence

Nicol Williamson News

A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93 Photo A CLOCKWORK ORANGE Producer Si Litvinoff Passes Away at 93
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 7, 2023

Si Litvinoff, the visionary producer whose foresight in cinema art led to perennial classics such as Stanley Kubrick's ‚ÄúA Clockwork Orange,‚ÄĚ Nicolas Roeg's ‚ÄúWalkabout‚ÄĚ, 'The Man Who Fell to Earth,' starring David Bowie, and more passed away peacefully on Monday, December 26, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. He was 93.¬†¬† ¬†

Rikki Lee Travolta Set To Star In Chicagoland's I HATE HAMLET Photo Rikki Lee Travolta Set To Star In Chicagoland's I HATE HAMLET
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2022

Rikki Lee Travolta will head the cast of Elgin Theatre Company's mounting of Paul Rudnick's iconic comedy I Hate Hamlet opening September 30, 2022, at the Elgin Arts Showcase just north of Chicago. Under the direction of Regina Belt-Daniels, Travolta will play the role of Andrew Rally ‚Äď a famous but not terribly talented TV star who is cast in the title role of Shakespeare in the Park's Hamlet.

BrightSide Theatre to Present SHE LOVES ME in October Photo BrightSide Theatre to Present SHE LOVES ME in October
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022

BrightSide Theatre Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have announced that they will begin their 10th season with She Loves Me, running from October 14 through 30th. 

Streaming Service BritBox Will Launch The Complete BBC Television Shakespeare Collect Photo Streaming Service BritBox Will Launch The Complete BBC Television Shakespeare Collection
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2020

BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26.

I HATE HAMLET Comes to Centers for Performing Arts Bonita Springs Photo I HATE HAMLET Comes to Centers for Performing Arts Bonita Springs
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2019

Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs launches its new year and new season with the Paul Rudnick comedy I HATE HAMLET, running July 18-21 at the Moe Auditorium and Film Center. Rudnick is probably best known for the Sister Act screenplay, and his plays include Jeffrey, The Naked Eye and the more recent Regrets Only.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Tony Nominee Penny Fuller Photo Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Legendary Tony Nominee Penny Fuller
by Behind the Curtain - Jul 9, 2018

It may not be Halloween but we got the one and only Eve Harrington, Penny Fuller, with us in today's episode! Penny has been an Emmy Award-winning familiar face on TV with such credits as The Bob Newhart Show, The Love Boat, One Day At A Time, Matlock, and Judging Amy but the theatre is her home with appearances in the original Barefoot in the Park, Cabaret, Applause, Rex, The Dinner Party, and the most recent revival of Sunday in the Park with George. 

Broadway HD To Celebrate Shakespeare Month This April Photo Broadway HD To Celebrate Shakespeare Month This April
by Macon Prickett - Mar 27, 2018

April is Shakespeare month! Marking both his birthday and passing on April 23rd, BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming platform for live theater, is highlighting its definitive collection of Shakespeare's productions.

BWW Interview: 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About Her
by Gil Kaan - Jan 9, 2017

Actress/LA theatre inaugurator, Penny Fuller has embarked on a new leg of her career as a cabaret artiste. Ms. Fuller will be bringing her solo musical play 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI to the Broad Stage beginning January 11. I had the most delightful opportunity to chat with the vibrant, vivacious Ms. Fuller. She possesses a memory of an elephant, effortlessly listing off names of cast compatriots and retelling intriguing incidents of her theatre highlights.

Broadway and Film Producer Norman Twain Passes Away at 85
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 8, 2016

NORMAN TWAIN, 85, a prominent theatrical producer in New York and California in the 1960's and 1970's who later became a successful and award-winning film producer, died Saturday morning, August 6th, after a brief illness.

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller Return to Feinstein's/54 Below in SIN TWISTERS, TOO! Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller's new show, set for Feinstein's/54 Below for two performances, tonight, February 24th, and March 2nd (both at 7 p.m.), is a sequel to their critically acclaimed SIN TWISTERS!


Nicol Williamson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Nicol Williamson been in?
Nicol Williamson has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Nicol Williamson been in?
Nicol Williamson has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Nicol Williamson been nominated for?
Best Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for Jack - A Night On The Town With John Barrymore , Best Actor - Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for I Hate Hamlet , Actor of the Year in a Revival (Olivier Awards) for Inadmissible Evidence , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Rex , Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Uncle Vanya , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Uncle Vanya Outstanding Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamlet and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Inadmissible Evidence .

What awards has Nicol Williamson won?
Outstanding Performance (Drama Desk Awards) for Uncle Vanyaand Outstanding Performances (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamlet.