Nicholas Pinnock
Nicholas Pinnock
as Aaron Wallace

Actor Biography

Nicholas Pinnock has been seen across theater, television and film for over 30 years.

In 2019, he co-starred with David Tennant in the Netflix drama Criminal and appeared on the big screen in the film The Last Tree. Previously, he could be seen in the sci-fi thriller Counterpart on STARZ alongside a stellar cast of J.K. Simmons, Olivia Williams and Harry Lloyd, and on Netflix in the fan-favorite TV show Top Boy, and seasons one and two of Marcella. In 2017, Pinnock was seen returning to the stage for his second round in The Royale. He reprised the role of Jay Jackson after a successful run at the Bush Theatre. That same year, Pinnock was seen in the television miniseries Guerilla, also starring Idris Elba, Freida Pinto, Denise Gough, Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear and Daniel Mays.

In 2016, Pinnock starred in History Channel's four-part series Barbarians Rising playing the role of Hannibal, and as the male lead in ITV1's (and Netflix's) crime drama Marcella, alongside Anna Friel, Laura Carmichael and Sinead Cusack in the eight-part drama. For that, he reprised his role in 2017 for the second series.

Over the years, Pinnock has starred in a number of projects including Ice Cream Girls, Dalziel & Pascoe, Kingdom of the Blind with Clive Owen and Diamonds with James Purefoy. In 2015, Pinnock was seen in the role of Frank Sutter in Sky's much acclaimed Fortitude with Stanley Tucci and as Bishop Mick Hunter in ITV's Midwinter of the Spirit. He was also seen in the film VS.

Theater work includes Ear for Eye at the Royal Court in London; As You Like It at Staffordshire Castle at the Staffordshire Shakespeare Festival; followed by working with directors such as Kathy Burke and writer Debbie Tucker Green in Hampstead Theatre's production of Born Bad, San Diego at the Tron in Glasgow and Topdog/Underdog at Glasgow's Citizens Theatre.

He was also featured in Time Magazine's Olivier Awards portfolio alongside Ralph Fiennes, Andrew Scott and James McAvoy.