Known for movies
as Nick Cotton / Nick
My Lonely Me (2015)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
as Assorted Police
The Great Train Robbery (1979)
as First Pickpocket Short Info
Spouse Bridget Pouhan Fact Was in attendance at the funeral of his former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009).
John Altman is an English actor, musician, composer and director. He is best known for his roles in the films The Long Good Friday, Withnail & I, Nil by Mouth and EastEnders.
Altman was born on 14 February 1952 in London, England. His parents were both actors. He has two sisters, Jane and Sarah. Altman was educated at the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Altman’s first film role was in the film The Long Good Friday (1980). He has also appeared in the films Withnail & I (1987), Nil by Mouth (1997) and EastEnders (1998). Altman has also appeared in the television series The Bill, Minder and The Sweeney.
Altman has been married three times. His first wife was actress Lesley Manville. They were married from 1977 to 1987 and had two children together. His second wife was actress Jane Booker. They were married from 1989 to 1996 and had one child together. His third wife is actress Kate Hardie. They have been married since 1997 and have two children together.
Altman has a net worth of $5 million.
Full Name John Altman Height 1.8 m Profession Actor, Singer Family
Spouse Bridget Pouhan Children Rosanna Ivy Altman Accomplishments
Music Groups Heavy Metal Kids Nominations BAFTA Award for Best Film Music Movies My Lonely Me, Hell to Pay, Heaven's a Drag, Birth of the Beatles, The Timidity of the Loverat, Remembrance TV Shows EastEnders, Celebrity Fear Factor UK Social profile links Facts
# Fact 1 Younger half-brother of Maxine Whittington (b. 1939). 2 Son of Cecil Clifton Stewart (1923-1991) and Tina Florence Schofield (1920-2016). 3 Has one granddaughter Lily (b. 2014), via daughter Rosanna. 4 As of 2016 he is the 9th-longest serving actor in the history of EastEnders (1985) (tied with Ross Kemp, Tony Caunter, Ricky Groves, Shane Richie, Nitin Ganatra and Himesh Patel, and behind only Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, a tied Sid Owen and Perry Fenwick, Rudolph Walker, a tied Mike Reid and Todd Carty, John Bardon, a tied Bill Treacher, James Alexandrou and Derek Martin, and a tied Dean Gaffney, Shaun Williamson, Jake Wood and Jamie Borthwick), having played the character Nick Cotton intermittently for 9 years (initially from 1985 until 1991, briefly in 1993 and 1998, then from 2000 until 2001, 2008 until 2009 and 2014 until 2015). 5 Ranked #45 in The 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Nick Cotton (2015). 6 Ranked #44 in the 100 Greatest EastEnders (1985) Characters of All Time for his performance as Nick Cotton (2010). 7 Lived in Kent from an early age. 8 Attended the Community College Whitstable. 9 Performed in the pantomime "Dick Whittington" at The Hexagon Venue in Reading (December 2008-January 2009). 10 Was in attendance at the funeral of his former EastEnders (1985) co-star Wendy Richard (9 March 2009). 11 Became a father for the 1st time at age 34 when his [now ex] wife Bridget Altman gave birth to their daughter Rosanna Ivy Altman in September 1986. 12 Grandson of Johnnie Schofield. Movies Actor
Title Year Status Character I am Khama 2019 announced Rev. William Willoughby (voice) Is This Now 2017 filming Johnny 1066 pre-production Earl Leofric Essex Vendetta 2016 Marine Police Officer Perfect Break 2016 Michael My Lonely Me 2015 Tom EastEnders 1985-2015 TV Series Nick Cotton
Nick Johnny Altman and JoanOvArc: Wild One 2014 Video short Lead Singer Photo Shoot 2009 Wayne Wilson 1969 2006 Short Matt The Insane 2006 Short John Vincent Narration It Could Be You 2005 Tony Mantana Hell to Pay 2005 Video Policeman Balamory 2005 TV Series Bo' Selecta! 2004 TV Series Nick Cotton Child in the Forest 2001 TV Movie Dad EastEnders: Return of Nick Cotton 2000 TV Movie Nick Cotton Lenny Goes to Town 1998 TV Series Knight School 1998 TV Series Wormwood Adam's Family Tree 1997 TV Series Angus the Caveman Chef! 1996 TV Series Pianist Cold Lazarus 1996 TV Mini-Series Restaurant Policeman Black Hearts in Battersea 1995-1996 TV Series Midwink The Famous Five 1995 TV Series Simmy Pussy in Boots 1994 TV Movie The Wicked Giant Heaven's a Drag 1994 Dogger The Higher Mortals 1993 Mr. Thomas Seekers 1993 TV Series Supt. Jellings The Ghosts of Oxford Street 1991 TV Movie Thomas De Quincey The Adventures of Scragtag and Toddles, Ace Detectives 1991 TV Series Hatchet the Hitman The Paradise Club 1990 TV Series Eddie Gentlemen and Players 1988 TV Series Baz Newell Minder 1984 TV Series Cabbie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi 1983 Rebel Pilot (uncredited) Pictures 1983 TV Mini-Series Lance Repton The New Adventures of Lucky Jim 1982 TV Series Vic Slater Remembrance 1982 Steve Play for Today 1982 TV Series Young man on tube Memoirs of a Survivor 1981 Gerald's Courtier An American Werewolf in London 1981 Assorted Police Birth of the Beatles 1979 George Harrison Quadrophenia 1979 John (uncredited) The Great Train Robbery 1979 First Pickpocket Self
Title Year Status Character Hole in the Wall 2009 TV Series Himself The British Soap Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself - Audience Member The Podge and Rodge Show 2009 TV Series Himself EastEnders Revealed 2008 TV Series documentary Himself GMTV 2008 TV Series Himself No. 1 Soap Fan 2007 TV Movie Himself Granada Reports 2007 TV Series Himself Soapstar Superchef 2007 TV Series Himself The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself Win, Lose or Draw Late 2004 TV Series Himself Great Soap TV Moments 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself Simply the Best 2004 TV Series Himself Celebrity Fear Factor UK 2004 TV Series Himself EastEnders: Christmas Party 2003 TV Movie Himself Loose Lips 2003 TV Series documentary Himself Kelly 2002 TV Series Himself Top Ten 2002 TV Series documentary Himself Liquid News 2001 TV Series Himself Soap Fever 2001 TV Series documentary Himself This Is Your Life 2000 TV Series documentary Himself The National Lottery Big Ticket 1998 TV Series Himself The Geeks 1996 TV Series Himself Esther: Life After Soap 1995 TV Movie Himself Noel's House Party 1992 TV Series Life After Flash 2017 Documentary filming Himself Loose Women 2010-2016 TV Series Himself Pointless Celebrities 2012-2016 TV Series Himself - Contestant / Himself The British Soap Awards 2015 2015 TV Special Himself - Audience Member The Graham Norton Show 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest This Morning 2012-2015 TV Series Himself TV's Nastiest Villains 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself / Nick Cotton Piers Morgan's Life Stories 2014 TV Series Himself - EastEnders Co-Star Let's Dance for Comic Relief 2013 TV Series Himself Celebrity Coach Trip 2012 TV Series Himself - Contestant Fern Britton Meets... 2010 TV Series Himself The Wright Stuff 2010 TV Series Himself - Guest Panelist The Weakest Link 2007-2010 TV Series Himself EastEnders: The Greatest Cliffhangers 2010 TV Series Himself / Nick Cotton The Alan Titchmarsh Show 2009 TV Series Himself Awards Won Awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie 2015 Festival Award World Music and Independent Film Festival Best Actor My Lonely Me (2015) Nominated Awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie 2015 British Soap Award British Soap Awards Villain of the Year EastEnders (1985)