British actor, writer, director and producer Nick Frost most recently starred in FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY, a biographical comedy about a former wrestler whose children dream of one day joining World Wrestling Entertainment. Written and directed by Stephen Merchant, Nick starred alongside Dwayne Johnson, Lena Heady and Vince Vaughn. 2019 also saw Nick star in HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE – ROTTEN ROMANS.
In 2017, Nick founded production company Stolen Picture with Simon Pegg, created to devise and produce entertainment in line with the unique voice they have developed over twenty years of working together. Stolen Picture have teamed up with Orion to create SVALTA and have optioned the rights to Ben Aaronovitch’s best-selling novel series RIVERS OF LONDON to be developed for TV. Later this year Nick will star as the lead Gus in TRUTH SEEKERS a series Nick has created and co-written for Amazon.
Nick has also been cast in THE NEVERS for HBO and SWEET DREAMS alongside Niamh Algar and Mia Goth.
Nick was previously seen in INTO THE BADLANDS, one of AMC’s most popular shows. In his role as Bajie, Nick has received critical acclaim with his performance described as ‘a joy to behold’.
Nick starred as Dr Ian Glennis in the Sky Atlantic series SICK NOTE, alongside Rupert Grint and Don Johnson. The second season of the comedy, about a young man whose lie about a medical misdiagnosis spirals out of control, also starred Lindsey Lohan.
Nick is best known for 2004 cult zombie film SHAUN OF THE DEAD, starring opposite Simon Pegg. Nick and Simon teamed up again for the hugely successful hit comedy HOT FUZZ (2007) and rounded off ‘The Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy’ in 2013 with THE WORLD’S END. They teamed up again in 2011 for sci-fi comedy PAUL, which debuted at the top of the UK box office and became an international hit.
In 2011 Nick also appeared as Ron in Joe Cornish’s award-winning ATTACK THE BLOCK, before working as an executive producer on CUBAN FURY, based on an original idea from Nick about a shabby, down-on-his luck man who reignites his long-dormant passion for salsa dancing.
Nick came to prominence as the gun-mad character Mike Watt in the award-winning Channel 4 sitcom SPACED (1999). His further television credits include the BBC’s adaptation of Martin Amis’ best-seller MONEY (2010), Channel 4 sitcom BLACK BOOKS (2000) with Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey, and Channel 5 series DANGER! 50,000 VOLTS! (2002), which he hosted. In 2006, Nick led the cast of HYPERDRIVE, a sci-fi comedy series for BBC Two, as well as starring in two seasons of the BBC sketch-comedy series, MAN STROKE WOMAN(2005). In Spring 2014, Nick starred in Sky Atlantic HD’s six-episode comedy series, MR SLOANE, from writer/director Robert B. Weide. December 2014 saw Nick guest-star in BBC’s DR. WHO Christmas Special ‘LAST CHRISTMAS’, as ‘badass Santa’, drawing 6.4 million viewers.
Nick’s extensive film credits include 2018 action hit TOMB RAIDER, alongside Alicia Vikander and Dominic West; Julian Jarrold’s KINKY BOOTS (2005); Nick Moore’s WILD CHILD (2008); quirky fantasy-romance PENELOPE (2006); and Richard Curtis’s THE BOAT THAT ROCKED(2009); blockbusters SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN (2012) and sequel THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR (2016). Nick has leant his voice talents to Peter Jackson’s epic motion-capture feature, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN (2011), the fourth instalment of the ICE AGE franchise, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT (2012); BAFTA-nominated THE BOXTROLLS; and MONSTER FAMILY alongside Emily Watson, Catherine Tate and Jason Isaacs