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John Pickard (British actor)

For the American actor who starred in the series Boots and Saddles, see John Pickard (American actor).
John Pickard
Born John Pickard
(1977-11-02) 2 November 1977 (age 36)
England
Years active 1988–present

John Pickard (born 2 November 1977 England) is a British actor best known for appearing in Channel 4's Hollyoaks playing Dominic Reilly from 2005 to 2010. He is the brother of fellow Hollyoaks star Nick Pickard, who plays Tony Hutchinson, Dom's half-brother, in the soap.[1] He also had a leading role in the 1990s sitcom 2point4 children playing David Porter and from 1993 to 1999 he played the role of Kevin the sidekick of Robbie Jackson (Dean Gaffney) in BBC's EastEnders. He also played Jack Fields in the second series of Mile High as a member of a cabin crew on Fresh! airlines.

Pickard recently played George Peterson in the play Same Time, Next Year by Bernard Slade opposite Clare Buckfield who was his Screen Sister in 2-point4 children.

In 2008, Pickard appeared as the character Thomas Brewster in the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio dramas The Haunting of Thomas Brewster and Time Reef with Peter Davison and Sarah Sutton. He returned in 2011 alongside Colin Baker and Maggie Stables for a further three stories beginning with The Crimes of Thomas Brewster.

Pickard is two years younger than on and off screen brother Nick Pickard who plays Tony Hutchinson. In July 2010, John quit Hollyoaks, making his final appearance on 24 November 2010.

Filmography

Year Title Role
1988 Run for the Lifeboat
1990–1991 Grange Hill Neil Timpson
1991–1999 2point4 children David Porter
1993–1996 EastEnders Kevin
2004–2005 Mile High Jack Fields
2005–2010 Hollyoaks Dominic Reilly
2012 Casualty PC Chris Bidner
2008, 2013 Hollyoaks Later Dominic Reilly

References

External links

  • Internet Movie Database
  • Official Hollyoaks Website

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