Nicol Williamson

Scottish actor

Nicol Williamson (14 September 1938 – 16 December 2011) was a Scottish actor[1] who was known for his first role in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He was also known for being in many plays.

Nicol Williamson
Born(1938-09-14)14 September 1938
Died16 December 2011(2011-12-16) (aged 75)
Cause of deathEsophageal cancer
OccupationActor
Years active1960–1997
Spouse(s)Jill Townsend (m. 1971–1977; divorced)
ChildrenLuke Williamson

Williamson was born on 14 September 1938 in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland. He studied at the Central Grammar School for Boys, Birmingham and at Birmingham School of Speech & Drama. Williamson was married to Jill Townsend from 1971 until they divorced in 1977. They had one son, Luke. Williamson died on 16 December 2011 in Amsterdam, Netherlands from esophageal cancer, aged 73.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "NNDB: Nicol Williamson"
  2. Luke Williamson (25 January 2012). "To the fans of Nicol". nicolwilliamson.com. Archived from the original on 2012-01-26. Retrieved 2012-01-25.

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