Smith is perhaps best known to television audiences for the role of Mr. Cuthbert Rumbold, which he first played for ten seasons on the acclaimed BBC series Are You Being Served?, followed by two seasons on the series Grace & Favour (aka Are You Being Served? Again!). He more recently appeared in the miniseries Martin Chuzzlewit and in two seasons of the BBC sketch show Revolver. His extensive television credits also include Doctor Who; the 1973 musical adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, starring Kirk Douglas; The Door of Opportunity, based on the story by W. Somerset Maugham; the miniseries The First Churchills; the series Z Cars and The Frost Report; and a myriad of series guest roles, beginning in the mid-1960s.
Smith has also been seen in a number of feature films, most recently including the British comedy What Rats Won't Do. His additional credits include Gene Wilder's The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother, Federico Fellini's Casanova, Pier Paolo Pasolini's The Canterbury Tales, Mel Brooks' The Twelve Chairs, John Huston's A Walk with Love and Death and Richard Donner's Salt and Pepper.
Nicholas Smith Facts
|Birthday||March 5, 1934 (81)|
|Birthplace||Banstead, Surrey, England, United Kingdom|