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Nicholas Smith

Biography

English actor most widely known for his role in the favorite United kingdom television series Are You Getting Served? He researched singing and performed instruments before obtaining trained to become an actor in the Royal Academy of Dramatic Artwork. He’s also a author of music and poetry. His girl is celebrity Catherine Russell. He starred with Trevor Bannister in the sitcom Are You Becoming Served?

Quick Facts


Full Name Nicholas Smith
Date Of Birth March 5, 1934
Died December 6, 2015, Sutton, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth England
Profession TV Actor
Education University of Canterbury
Nationality English
Spouse Mary Smith
Children Catherine Russell
Movies Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Are You Being Served?, The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Twelve Chairs, The Fiction-Makers
TV Shows Martin Chuzzlewit, Grace & Favour, Are You Being Served?, The Frost Report
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#Fact
1Currently living in London. [July 2006]
2With his death on December 6, 2015, Mike Berry is the last surviving regular cast member of Are You Being Served? (1972).
3Sings in high baritone and plays the piano, guitar, trumpet, drums and various other instruments.
4The Dalek Invasion Of Earth was his first TV speaking part.
5Father of actress Catherine Russell.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
M.I.High2010TV SeriesProfessor Quakermass
Last of the Summer Wine2008TV SeriesVicar
The Golden Compass2007Video GameButler Policemen Scholar (voice)
Every Hidden Thing2006Abel
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit2005/IVideo GameReverend Hedges (voice)
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit2005Reverend Clement Hedges (voice)
Doctors2004TV SeriesReginald Harris
Revolver2004TV SeriesVarious Characters / The Buried Alive Man
The Ghouls2003
What Rats Won't Do1998Chaplain
Martin Chuzzlewit1994TV Mini-SeriesMr. Spottletoe
Are You Being Served? Again!1992-1993TV SeriesMr. Cuthbert Rumbold
Are You Being Served?1972-1985TV SeriesMr. Cuthbert Rumbold / Mycroft Rumbold
Worzel Gummidge1979TV SeriesMr. Foster
The Sunday Drama1978TV SeriesAndreas Wolke
Are You Being Served?1977Mr. Rumbold
And Mother Makes Five1976TV SeriesMr. Diplock
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother1975Hunkston
The Sweeney1975TV SeriesSimpkins
Z Cars1972-1975TV SeriesPC Yates
Village Hall1974TV SeriesBrian Good
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell1974Death Wish (uncredited)
Doctor in Charge1973TV SeriesMr. Neave
Sir Yellow1973TV SeriesEthelred
Whodunnit?1973TV SeriesMr. Campbell-Ross
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde1973TV MovieHastings (uncredited)
Baxter!19731st Taxi Driver
Harriet's Back in Town1973TV SeriesRev. R. Melville
Comedy Playhouse1972TV SeriesMr. Cuthbert Rumbold
In for a Penny1972TV SeriesMan
The Canterbury Tales1972Friar
Crime of Passion1972TV SeriesMan
Spyder's Web1972TV SeriesDick Woffington
Ace of Wands1971TV SeriesFredericks
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes1971TV SeriesSolicitor
Paul Temple1971TV SeriesHutton
Budgie1971TV SeriesDetective Sergeant Cooney
The Liver Birds1971TV SeriesBrian
BBC Play of the Month1971TV SeriesTunnicliffe
The Twelve Chairs1970Actor in Play
If It Moves, File It1970TV SeriesButch
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1970TV SeriesMr. Gropius
W. Somerset Maugham1970TV SeriesVan Hasseldt
Doctor in the House1970TV SeriesMortuary Keeper
Up Pompeii!1970TV SeriesPlotter
The Flaxton Boys1969TV SeriesKillane
The First Churchills1969TV Mini-SeriesTitus Oates
A Walk with Love and Death1969Pilgrim
The Champions1969TV SeriesPostmaster
The Saint1968TV SeriesBishop
The Fiction-Makers1968Bishop
The Avengers1967-1968TV SeriesCharles Lather / Parker
Salt and Pepper1968Constable
Freewheelers1968TV SeriesCapt. Nils Larsen
Contrasts1967TV SeriesJohn Gay
Danger Island1967TV SeriesSgt. Marena
Champion House1967TV SeriesMr. Harris
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle1967TV SeriesMr. Bull
The Wednesday Play1966-1967TV SeriesMooney Man
Softly Softly1967TV SeriesSimmonds
The Frost Report1966TV SeriesVarious Roles
Theatre 6251966TV Series1st Policeman
A Tale of Two Cities1965TV SeriesCly
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes1965Fireman (uncredited)
Doctor Who1964TV SeriesWells
The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre1961TV SeriesPawn Shop Assistant
Pathfinders to Mars1960TV SeriesMan at Airport

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit2005performer: "We Plow the Fields and Scatter"
Are You Being Served?1973-1985TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde1973TV Movie performer: "This Is The Way It Always Be"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
You Have Been Watching... David Croft2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Story of 'Are You Being Served?'2010TV Movie documentaryHimself / Mr. Rumbold
A Tribute to John Inman2007TV Short documentaryHimself
Richard & Judy2007TV SeriesHimself
Hogmanay Live2003TV MovieHimself
Future Memories: Making the Dalek Invasion of Earth2003Video documentaryHimself / Wells
Talking Daleks2003Video documentary short
Telly Addicts1995TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1975-1995TV Series documentaryHimself
Blankety Blank1985-1986TV SeriesHimself
And There's More1985TV SeriesHimself (Series 3) (1987)
Seaside Special1976TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Britain's Best Loved Sitcoms2015TV Series documentaryMr. Cuthbert Rumbold
Mollie Sugden: A Tribute2009TV Movie documentaryMr. Cuthbert Rumbold
50 Greatest Comedy Catchphrases2008TV Movie documentaryMr. Cuthbert Rumbold (uncredited)
The Dalek Tapes2006Video documentaryWells
The Best of 'Are You Being Served?'1992TV MovieMr. Cuthbert Rumbold

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006AnnieAnnie AwardsBest Voice Acting in an Animated Feature ProductionThe Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)


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#Trademark
1In Are You Being Served? (1972) his trademark was his big ears

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