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Name  Nicholas Ball
Role  Actor
Ex-spouse  Pamela Stephenson

Nicholas Ball (actor) Hazell

Born  11 April 1946 (age 69) (1946-04-11) Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England
Movies and TV shows  Croupier, Hazell, Lifeforce, Overlord, Footballers' Wives: Ex
Similar People  Pamela Stephenson, Nick Reding, Sarah Barrand, Stuart Cooper, Alexander Morton

Nicholas Ball (born John Nicholas Ball, 11 April 1946 in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire) is an English actor. He is best known for playing the title role in the television series Hazell.


He portrayed the violent gangster Terry Bates in EastEnders between 2007 and 2009. He played Garry Ryan in series five of Footballers' Wives and both series of its spin-off programme Footballers' Wives: Extra Time. The voice of Nicholas Ball can be heard as well on various audio books offered via the internet; he has narrated books from such authors as Christopher Hitchens and James Maybrick. He can currently be seen in an advert for Premier Inn, playing the part of Lenny Henry's manager.

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Personal life

Nicholas Ball (actor) Nicholas Ball on London Live 16 January 2016 YouTube

He was married to psychologist and former actress/comedian Pamela Stephenson until her affair, and eventual elopement, with Billy Connolly. In an interview for the Mail on Sunday in 2010 he admitted to having been "a bit on the wild side" during his relationship with Stephenson and liked the star struck girls.

Selected TV and film roles

  • Holby City (2015) : as Barry Copeland
  • Hustle (TV series) (2009) : as Frank Rose
  • Sisterhood (2008)
  • EastEnders (2007, 2008, 2009)
  • Heartbeat (UK TV series) Series 16; Episode 19 (2007) : as Gregory Flambard
  • Pie in the Sky (UK TV Series) Series 3; Episode 4 (2006} : as DCI Doggett
  • Footballers' Wives Series 5 (2006)
  • Footballers' Wives: Extra Time Series 1–2 (2005–06)
  • Jonathan Creek Series 3; Episode 5 (1999) as Vince Rees
  • Croupier (1998)
  • Justice (1991) Red Dwarf, Series 4" as the Simulant
  • Heartbeat (UK TV series) Series 7; Episode 7 (1997) : as Charlie Fenton
  • Colin's Sandwich Series 2 (1989)
  • Lifeforce (1985)
  • Alas Smith and Jones, at least one appearance. Episode 1 (January 1984)
  • Bergerac (TV series) Two appearances: Series 2; Episode 7 (1983); Christmas Special (1988)
  • The Young Ones (TV series) Series 1; Episode: Interesting (1982)
  • The House that Bled to Death (1980) (TV) in the Hammer House of Horror series
  • Hazell (1978–79)
  • Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978)
  • Rogue Male (1976)
  • The Crezz (1976)
  • Overlord (1975)
  • References

    Nicholas Ball (actor) Wikipedia

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