Nicholas Woodeson

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  • Birth Place: Sudan
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Born in Sudan to English parents and lived in Israel as a child due to his father's position as a bank manager.
  • Found an affinity for performing at the age of 6 while reciting A.A. Milne poems to his family.
  • Earned a scholarship to the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
  • Was a member of the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool.
  • Made his Broadway debut as Henry Straker in Man and Superman at Circle in the Square Theatre in 1978.
  • Joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in the early 1980s.
  • Starred as Inspector Goole in the 1994 Broadway production of Stephen Daldry's An Inspector Calls.
  • Played the role of Lord Burleigh in Mary Stuart on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre in 2009.


  • Frank Woodeson — Father
  • Sylvia Woodeson — Mother
  • William Larkins — Uncle


  • University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex, England; The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England


  • Birth Place: Sudan
  • Profession: Actor

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