Peter Nichols was born on July 31, 1927 in Bristol, England as Peter Richard Nichols. He was a writer and actor, known for Inspector Morse (1987), Having a Wild Weekend (1965) and Georgy Girl (1966). Nichols was twice nominated for Broadway’s Tony Award: in 1968 as author of Best Play nominee “A Day in the Death of Joe Egg,” and in 1975 as author of Best Play nominee “The National Health.”
His play, “Passion Play,” was awarded the 1984 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Production at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
His play, “The National Health,” on Broadway in New York City was nominated for a 1975 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Play.