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Nicholas Hammond

Nicholas Hammond

Name - Nicholas Hammond

Date Of Birth - 15th May 1950

Birthplace - Washington D.C (USA)

Childhood - His mother was also an actress - Eileen Bennett, and his father was Colonel Thomas W Hammond. His family had a short stint in Europe while he was 6 but soon moved back to the USA. Julie Andrews starring role in 'My Fair Lady' was a inspiration for Hammond at the young age of 9 and had a large influence on his decision to go into acting! He studied at Princeton University and graduated with a degree in English Literature. During part of his time at university he was also appearing 8 times a week in a play on Broadway!

Check out this clip of 'Spider-Man' starring Nicholas Hammond

Jobs - Lord of the Flies' - 'Robert' - 1960
'The Defenders' - 'Bobby Braden' - 1961
'General Hospital' - Algernon Durban - 1963
'Flipper' - 'FCC Agent Smiley' - 1964
'The Happiest Millionaire' - 1965
'The Sound of Music' - Friedrich Von Trapp - 1965
'The Ed Sullivan Show' - 1965
'Hawaii Five- O' - 'Calvin' - 1968
'The Brady Bunch' - 'Doug Simpson' - 1969
'Mr and Mrs Bo Jo Jones' ' - 'Evan Clark' - 1971
'Been Down So Long it Looks Like Up to Me' - 'Byron Agneau' - 1971
'The Waltons' - 'Theodore Albert Claypool JR' - 1972
'Skyjacked' - 'Peter Lindner' - 1972
'Superdad' - 'Roger Rhinehurst' - 1973
'Outrage' - 'Ron Werner' - 1973
'Sorority Kill' - 1974
'Petrocelli' - 'Whitey'- 1974
'Lucas Tanner' - 'Andy' - 1974
'Double Solitaire' - 'Peter' - 1974
Dirty Sally' - 'John' - 1974
'Good Morning America' - 1975
'The Deputies' - 'Brad Jensen' - 1976
'Rich Man, Poor Man' - 'Walters' - 1976
'Family' - John Crosswell' - 1976
'The Oregon Trail' - 1977
'The Love Boat' - 'Paul Stockwood' - 1977
'The Hardy Boys / Nancy Drew Mysteries' - 'Lt. Douglas Burke' - 1977
'The Fantastic Journey' - 'Tye' - 1977
'The Amazing Spider-Man' - Spider- Man / Peter Parker - 1977-78
'Logan's Run' - 'Hal 14' - 1977
'Eight Is Enough' - 'Harold' - 1977
'Dallas' - 'Bill Johnson' - 1978
'The Martian Chronicles' - 'Capt. Arthur Black' - 1980
'Magnum, P.I' - 'Clarke Troubshaw' - 1980
'The Manions of America' - 'Sean O'Manion / Padric O'Manion' - 1981
'Falcon Crest' - 'D.A.Martin Deering' - 1981
'The Adventure Game' - 1981
'The Adventures of Pollyanna' - 'Reverend Tull' - 1982
'Richard II' - 'Hotspur' - 1982
'The Tempest' - 'Ferdinand' - 1983
'Murder She Wrote' - 'Todd Worthy' - 1984
'Crazy Like a Fox' - 1984
'The Flying Doctors' - 'Richard Hull' - 1986
'Cyclone Tracy' - 'Harry' - 1986

Nicholas Hammond as Fredrich Von Trapp

'The Challenge' - 'Dennis Conner' - 1986
'Mission: Impossible' - 'Woodward' - 1988
'Emerald City' - 'Ian Wall' - 1988
'Trouble in Paradise' - 'Arthur' - 1989
'Embassy' - 'Benson' - 1990
'Beyond My Reach' - 'Steven Schaffer' - 1990
'Frankie's House' - 'Major Frey' - 1992
'The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon' - 1994
'Irresistible Force' - 'Lieutenant Nash' - 1993
'Frauds' - 'Detective Simms' - 1993
'Feds:The Terror' - 'Milton Morehouse' - 1993
'The Damnation of Harvey McHugh' - 'Corky' - 1994
'Mirror, Mirror' - 'Sir Ivor Creevey - Throne' - 1995
'Mercury' - 'Jack Koper' - 1996
'Paradise Road' - 'Marty Merritt' - 1997
'20,000 Leagues Under the Sea' - 'Saxon' - 1997
'Tales of the South Seas' - 1998
'13 Gantry Row' - 'Russell' - 1998
'A Difficult Woman' - 1998
'Secret Men's Business' - 1999
'VH-1 Where are They Now?' - 1999
'The Grand Opening' - 1999
'The Lost World' - 'Phil Dillon' - 1999
'Farscape' - 1999
'BackBerner' - 'Ben Waters' - 1999
'On the Beach' - 'U.S, President' - 2000
'The Track' - 2000
'Crodofile Dundee in LA' - 'Curator' - 2001
'Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story' - 'Adolphe Menjou' - 2001
'After They Were Famous' - 2001
'The Sound of Music Children' - 2001
'Always Greener' - 'Nigel Milne' - 2001
'MDA' - 'Dr. Nick Standish' - 2002
'Chaser Non-Stop News Network' - 'Commander Oscar F Hepple' - 2002
Where Are They Now: Superheros' - 2003
'The Rage in Placid Lake' - 'Bill Taylor' - 2003
'Future Tense' - 2003
'Salem's Lot' - 2004
'The 100 Greatest Family Films' - 2005
'The Saviour' - 'Pastor' - 2005
'Stealth' - 'Executive Officer' - 2005
'Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure' - 'Aaron Spelling' - 2005

Marriage - Laura Soli - 1980 - 1984 (divorced)
He now lives with his artistic director girlfriend, Robyn Nevin, in Australia.

Children - None

Nicholas Hammond and Charmian Carr

Interesting Facts - Hammond wrote two TV series' for Australian television which were 'A Difficult Woman' and 'Secret Men's Business'. Both were extremely successful! He also directed 'Lying Cheating Bastard' for the first time in 2009
During filming 'The Sound of Music' Hammond grew 6 inches resulting in Charmian Carr ('Liesl') having to stand on a box during certain scenes when the children were stood together!
Carr refers to Hammond as a real life brother and their close friendship continues on.
Nicholas Hammond turned up to his first 'Sound of Music' audition with a broken arm and two front teeth missing after a skiing accident!

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