Biography: Nick Frost

Nick Frost first came to prominence as the gun-mad character Mike Watt in Channel 4’s Spaced. Since then, Frost has become one of the U.K.’s most sought-after actors. He earned a nomination for Most Promising Newcomer from the British Independent Film Awards for his role in the cult zombie movie Shaun of the Dead, starring opposite Simon Pegg. Frost again starred with Pegg in the hugely successful hit comedy Hot Fuzz. Frost’s other film credits include Kinky Boots, Penelope, Wild Child and Pirate Radio.

Frost demonstrated his acting credentials in the BBC’s adaptation of Martin Amis’ best seller Money. Amis added his voice to the critical approval Frost garnered for the role. Frost has also appeared in the Channel 4 sitcom Black Books, with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey, and hosted the Channel 5 series Danger! 50,000 Zombies! and Danger! Incoming Attack! He was the lead in Hyperdrive, a sci-fi comedy series for BBC Two, and starred in two seasons of Man Stroke Woman.

The year 2011 saw the release of Paul, written by and starring Frost and Simon Pegg, which debuted at the top of the U.K. box office. Following Paul, Frost appeared as Ron in Joe Cornish’s Attack the Block. Frost’s next performance was as Thomson, one-half of the identical Scotland Yard detectives (opposite Pegg’s Thompson), in Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson’s The Adventures of Tintin.

This year, Frost will be heard in the fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise, Ice Age: Continental Drift.

This biography/filmography of Nick Frost is courtesy of Universal Pictures, Roth Films and Snow White and the Huntsman

 

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