Nicholas Rowe (actor)
Nicholas Rowe Born Nicholas James Sebastian Rowe
22 November 1966
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Rowe was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of English parents Alison, a singer, and Andrew Rowe, a Member of Parliament and editor. He attended Eton and received a BA in Hispanic Studies from Bristol University. Rowe was the partner of Lou Gish until her death in February 2006.
He has appeared in numerous movies, television programmes and theatre plays, though he is most recognised as Sherlock Holmes in Steven Spielberg's production Young Sherlock Holmes, having read for the part while a pupil at Eton. The film's director Barry Levinson felt Rowe's performance was closest to a young Basil Rathbone.
Title Year Another Country 1984 Young Sherlock Holmes 1985 True Blue 1996 Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels 1998 Hit List 2000 All Forgotten 2000 Enigma 2001 Nicholas Nickleby 2002 Girl on a Cycle 2003 Seed of Chucky 2004 Anton Chekhov's The Duel 2010
Title Year The Lawrenceville Stories 1987 Sharpe's Enemy 1994 Poldark 1996 A Dance to the Music of Time 1997 Longitude 2000 The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells 2001 Shackleton 2002 Outside the Rules 2002 La Femme Musketeer 2004 The Fugitives (Series) 2005 Beau Brummell: This Charming Man 2006 Margaret 2009
TV guest appearances
Series Character Episode Broadcast Date Pie in the Sky Kevin Wright "Lemon Twist" (episode # 2.10) 19 March 1995 Dalziel and Pascoe Gervase Butt "An Autumn Shroud" (episode # 1.3) 30 March 1996 Kavanagh QC Charles Beaufort "Blood Money" (episode # 3.2) 10 March 1997 Kavanagh QC Charles Beaufort "Diplomatic Baggage" (episode # 3.4) 24 March 1997 Dangerfield Dan Spearill "The Long Weekend" (episode # 5.2) 18 September 1998 Let Them Eat Cake Julian Desire "Murder" (episode # 1.2) 16 September 1999 Relic Hunter Peter Graham "The Last Knight" (episode # 1.18) 24 April 2000 Holby City Nathan Cairns "Desperate Measures" (episode # 5.29) 22 April 2003 Midsomer Murders David Heartley-Reade "The Fisher King" (episode # 7.3) 11 January 2004 Hotel Babylon Jonah Slaughter "The Faith Healer" (episode # 3.8) August 2008
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