Piers Nicholson

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Piers Nicholson (1945-1969). Actor.


He died tragically in a motor car accident in Februarty 1969.


Trained at the Drama Department at the University of Stellenbosch.


Piers joined the PACOFS company in 1969.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Perfomances include roles in Caesar (UTS 1965), Exit the King (UTS 1966), A Phoenix too Frequent (UTS 1965), The Rivals (as a student in 1967 and for PACOFS in 1969 as Fag), Yerma (in Afrikaans UTS 1966), Don Juan (UTS.

Awards, etc

The Piers Nicholson Trophy used to be awarded annually to the best actor by PACOFS.


Die Volksblad 24 February 1969.

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