Nick Pickard (born 1975) is a BS award nominated English actor, known for his work on British television.
He is best recognised for his BS award nominated role as Tony Hutchinson in the British TV drama Hollyoaks.
He is currently the longest serving cast member and starred in the very first episode in 1995. Since then the character of Tony has developed and viewers have seen him with numerous girlfriends and run-ins with the local students.
In his 1987 movie debut, Nick played Mio, the lead role in Mio in the Land of Faraway, alongside Christian Bale and Christopher Lee. There he is credited as Nicholas Pickard. In 1994, Pickard also played a minor role in EastEnders, appearing as a young homeless boy, who was burnt to death when Phil Mitchell torched Frank Butcher's car-lot in an insurance scam.
He also appeared in the video for the 1995 Mike & The Mechanics hit, "Over My Shoulder".
Studied at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and worked extensively in the theatre before joining Hollyoaks.
In addition to his Filmography part, Nick appeard as well in other TV shows including Us Girls and If You Were Me
Nick has also treaded the boards with stage parts that include Richard II, Enemy of the People and Edward II.
He landed the role of Tony Hutchinson in Hollyoaks in 1995 and has been playing him ever since.
His half-brother in Hollyoaks, Dominic Reilly, is played by his brother in real life, John Pickard.
He has a daughter named Ellie.
Pickard dated former co-star Joanna Taylor (Geri Hudson).
He is a dedicated Chelsea fan. In his spare time Nick enjoys sports, particularly football and squash. He plays regularly and runs the Mersey TV football team, taking on the roles of gaffer, manager and kitboy. He is also the captain of the Hollyoaks Team whenever there are celebrity football matches.
He is supporting the School Food Trust across England, in order to encourage children to eat healthy food.
Nick will also join "Cinderella", this year’s pantomime at Liverpool Empire Theatre where he will play Dandini. His break from Hollyoaks to perform in Cinderella is to be written into the show.