Nicholas Burns (British actor)

"Nicholas Burns" (born 1977) is an English actor, best known for his comic performance as the title character in "Nathan Barley".

In addition to starring in the TV series, Burns appeared in an advertising poster for a fictional phone, the Wasp T12 Speechtool, to promote "Nathan Barley".

Beyond "Nathan Barley" he has had recurring roles in the TV series "Absolute Power", "Roman's Empire" and the sketch show "Man Stroke Woman". He also made an appearances "The Mighty Boosh" as The King, the ruler of the planet Xooberon; in Episode 1, Series 2 of "The IT Crowd" as Jerome, the Director of a musical called "Gay!"; and in Episode 1, "At Bertram's Hotel", Series 3, of "Marple (TV series)" as Jack & Joel Britten.

He currently appears in the second series of the ITV comedy Benidorm, playing Martin Weedon and the superhero sitcom No Heroics, playing 'The Hotness'.

Nick married his fiancee Louise on 21st June 2008 in Repton.

His stage credits include "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre, and the satire "The Madness of George Dubya" which transferred to London's West End.

Background

Burns was born in Derbyshire, and educated at Repton School. He trained at LAMDA.

He was once in a relationship with actress Anna Maxwell Martin.Fact|date=July 2008

External links

* [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1372621/ Nicholas Burns] at the Internet Movie Database


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