Nigel Harman is a British actor. His best known role came starring as Dennis in EastEnders from 2003 to 2005.
In 2009 he starred in the series Plus One as Rich Black and in Hotel Babylon as Sam Franklin. In 2013 Harman starred as Bradley in the TV series Mount Pleasant and as Green in the series Downton Abbey.
He has also starred in the movies Blood Diamond and Telstar: The Joe Meek Story. For his work on EastEnders Harman won two Sexiest Male Awards at the British Soap Awards and a National Television Award for Most Popular Newcomer.
Harman has also acted in theater in shows such as Guys and Dolls and Shrek the Musical which won him an Olivier Award.
In August 2023, it was announced that Harman would appear as a contestant on the twenty-first series of Strictly Come Dancing.
He was partnered with Katya Jones but had to step down from the competition due to an injury hours before the quarter finals on Saturday 2 December 2023.
How old is Nigel Harman and where is he from?
Nigel Derek Harman was born in London, United Kingdom in August 1973. He celebrated his 50th birthday in 2023.
His father was a bank manager, but also involved in amateur dramatics including work with Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association (CODA), an interest which was passed on to Harman.
His mother was also involved in the productions, but she died when Harman was 18.
Harman grew up in Woldingham, Surrey, and was educated at Dulwich College. However, he found school difficult:
“I was never comfortable sitting down. I always wanted to get involved in something, not just learn and write. I was in so much trouble I had my own desk in detention.”
How tall is Nigel Harman?
Nigel Harman’s height is thought to be around 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m).
What is Nigel Harman’s net worth?
Nigel Harman is a British actor and director who has a net worth of $5 million,
according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Who is Nigel Harman’s wife?
Nigel Harman’s wife is Lucy Liemann, a British actress who has appeared in various TV shows and films, such as The IT Crowd, The Bourne Ultimatum, and Agatha Raisin.
They got married in 2011 and have a daughter together. Lucy is also a meditation teacher and the founder of The Meditating Actor.
Who are Nigel Harman’s children?
Nigel Harman has one daughter with his wife Lucy Liemann, who was born in 2012.
Their daughter’s name is not publicly known, as they prefer to keep their family life private.
Nigel told whattowatch.com: “Basically Strictly has been on in our house for a while now. My daughter’s really into it and we sit down and watch it as a family, so that was a good enough reason to say yes!”
He added: “Although when I told my wife she just laughed – I’m not sure if it was because she’s thrilled for me or she was picturing me dancing!”
Nigel recently told the Radio Times that his wife and daughter have been watching him and Katya in rehearsals, revealing: “My wife and daughter popped in to watch us go through our routine and they really enjoyed it. It was really lovely.”
Sadly, Nigel and Lucy’s daughter is too young to support her dad in person due to Strictly’s 16+ rule for audience members, reveals the publication.
Nevertheless, Katya revealed how happy Nigel’s daughter is with his performances: “I will tell you her little face – she was so proud! That’s all that matters isn’t it at the end of the day.”
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