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SpouseLaura Soli
FactHas remained close to all his The Sound of Music (1965) siblings, particularly Charmian Carr. She, in turn, speaks affectionately of him in her autobiography.

Nicholas Hammond is an American actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his roles as Friedrich von Trapp in the 1965 film The Sound of Music, as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the 1977–1979 live-action CBS television series The Amazing Spider-Man, and as Colonel John Whitaker in the 1980s NBC television series The A-Team.

Hammond was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Margaret (née Shippen) and Eugene Hammond. His father was a career diplomat with the United States Foreign Service, and Hammond spent his childhood in various countries, including India, Pakistan, and Thailand. He is of English and Dutch descent.

Hammond began his acting career in the early 1960s with guest appearances on such television shows as Naked City and The Defenders. In 1965, he landed his first major role as Friedrich von Trapp in the film The Sound of Music. Hammond also appeared in the 1968 war film Where Eagles Dare, and the 1970 disaster film Airport.

In 1977, Hammond was cast as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in the live-action CBS television series The Amazing Spider-Man. He played the role for two seasons, until the show was cancelled in 1979.

In the 1980s, Hammond appeared in a number of films, including the 1981 adventure film Raiders of the Lost Ark, the 1982 science fiction film Tron, and the 1984 action film The A-Team. He also had a recurring role as Colonel John Whitaker in the NBC television series The A-Team.

Hammond has been married three times. His first wife was actress Sarah Torgov, with whom he had one child, a son named Nicholas. Hammond’s second wife was actress Leslie Ann Warren, with whom he had two children, twins named Ashley and Jason. Hammond’s third wife is actress Julie Adams, with whom he has one child, a daughter named Emma.

Hammond has a net worth of $5 million. He has appeared in over 100 films and television shows during his career.

General Info

Full NameNicholas Hammond
Height1.82 m


SpouseLaura Soli
ChildrenClaudia Hammond
ParentsCol. Thomas West Hammond Jr., Eileen Bennett
SiblingsDavid Hammond
PartnerRobyn Nevin


MoviesThe Sound of Music, Spider-Man, Stealth, Spider-Man Strikes Back, Lord of the Flies, Turkey Shoot, Skyjacked, Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Superdad, Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure, 13 Gantry Row, Frauds, Irresistible For...
TV ShowsMirror, Mirror, The Martian Chronicles, The Amazing Spider-Man, Manions of America

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1There's a myth on the Internet that I'm afraid of heights. I don't know where that came from, but it isn't true.


1Lives in Sydney, Australia where he works as a screenwriter, director and actor. [December 2005]
2He is the only actor to play a live-action version of Peter Parker/Spider-man who was born before the character was created.
3The first actor to play Spiderman in a live action production.
4In an interview, he revealed that he was going to reprise his TV role as Peter Parker/Spiderman in a proposed Hulk/Spiderman TV-movie in 1984. But he added that the studio eventually canceled the project, citing Lou Ferrigno's unavailability to reprise the role of the Hulk. Ferrigno, however, denied having ever been contacted about the project, saying he was unaware of the proposed Hulk/Spiderman project until he came across the information nearly 20 years later.
5Has remained close to all his The Sound of Music (1965) siblings, particularly Charmian Carr. She, in turn, speaks affectionately of him in her autobiography.
6Moved to Australia in the mid 1980s.
7Nicholas was in one play with his mother, Eileen Bennett. His mother always used to accompany him while he was working, but in 1965, Nicholas didn't want to have his mother along when he was in the play "The Happiest Millionaire." His mother took a small part in the play to be able to be with her son but told no one she was his mother.
8Previous job: Waiter, delivery boy, sold septic tanks.
9Degree in English Literature (Princeton University).
10Girlfriend Robyn Nevin is the artistic director of the Sydney Theatre Company.
11Best known for his role as Friedrich von Trapp, eldest son of the von Trapp children, in The Sound of Music (1965).
12Son of actress Eileen Bennett.




Gallipoli2015TV Mini-SeriesHenry Nevinson
Turkey Shoot2014General Thatcher
The Jesters2009-2011TV SeriesAgent Smith
Mao's Last Dancer2009TV Reporter
MDA2005TV SeriesDr. Nick Standish
Stealth2005Executive Officer
The Saviour2005ShortPastor
Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure2005TV MovieAaron Spelling
Salem's Lot2004TV Series uncredited
CNNNN: Chaser Non-Stop News Network2003TV SeriesNASA Commander Orson F. Hepple Commander Oscar F. Hepple
The Rage in Placid Lake2003Bill Taylor
Always Greener2003TV SeriesNigel Milne
Farscape2003TV SeriesDr. Adrian Walker
Future Tense2003TV Movie
BackBerner2000-2002TV SeriesBob Telford / Bob Madson, spokesman for National Rifle Association / Ben Waters, Whitehouse Security Head / ...
Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story2001TV MovieAdolphe Menjou
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles2001Curator
The Lost World2000TV SeriesPhil Dillon
On the Beach2000TV MovieU.S. President
Tales of the South Seas2000TV Series
13 Gantry Row1998TV MovieRussell
Paradise Road1997Marty Merritt
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea1997TV Mini-SeriesSaxon
Flipper1996TV SeriesFCC Agent Smiley / Quarantine Doctor
Mercury1996TV SeriesJack Koper
Mirror, Mirror1995TV SeriesSir Ivor Creevey-Thorne
The Damnation of Harvey McHugh1994TV SeriesCorky
The Feds: Terror1993TV MovieMilton Morehouse
Frauds1993Detective Simms
Irresistible Force1993TV MovieLieutenant Nash
Embassy1990-1992TV SeriesEd Benson / Benson
Frankie's House1992TV MovieMajor Frey
Beyond My Reach1990Steven Schaffer
The Black Cobra 21989Lt. Kevin McCall
Trouble in Paradise1989TV MovieArthur
Mission: Impossible1989TV SeriesWoodward
The Flying Doctors1989TV SeriesRichard Hull
Emerald City1988Ian Wall
The Challenge1986TV Mini-SeriesDennis Conner
Cyclone Tracy1986TV Mini-SeriesHarry
Murder, She Wrote1985TV SeriesTodd Worthy
Crazy Like a Fox1985TV Series
The Tempest1983VideoFerdinand
Richard II1982VideoHotspur
Dallas1982TV SeriesBill Johnson
Magnum, P.I.1982TV SeriesClarke Troubshaw
Falcon Crest1982TV SeriesD.A. Martin Deering
The Adventures of Pollyanna1982TV MovieReverend Tull
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1982TV SeriesReverend Tull
The Manions of America1981TV Mini-SeriesSean O'Manion / Padric O'Manion
The Love Boat1980TV SeriesPaul Stockwood
The Martian Chronicles1980TV Mini-SeriesCommander Arthur Black
The Amazing Spider-Man1977-1979TV SeriesSpider-Man Peter Parker
Supertrain1979TV SeriesDavid
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries1978TV SeriesLt. Douglas Burke
Logan's Run1977TV SeriesHal 14
Eight Is Enough1977TV SeriesHarold
The Oregon Trail1977TV Series
The Fantastic Journey1977TV SeriesTye
Hawaii Five-O1974-1977TV SeriesCalvin Lyle / Roger
Family1976TV SeriesJohn Crosswell
Law of the Land1976TV MovieBrad Jensen
Petrocelli1976TV SeriesWhitey
Rich Man, Poor Man1976TV Mini-SeriesWalters
Gunsmoke1973-1974TV SeriesBritt / Doak Noonan
Lucas Tanner1974TV SeriesAndy
Dirty Sally1974TV SeriesJohn
Sorority Kill1974TV Movie
Double Solitaire1974TV MoviePeter
Superdad1973Roger Rhinehurst
Outrage1973TV MovieRon Werner
The Waltons1973TV SeriesTheodore Albert Claypool Jr.
The Brady Bunch1973TV SeriesDoug Simpson
Cherry Blossoms1972
Skyjacked1972Peter Lindner
Mr. and Mrs. Bo Jo Jones1971TV MovieEvan Clark
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me1971Agneau (as Nick Hammond)
Soldier in Love1967TV MovieYoung John
The Sound of Music1965Friedrich
Lord of the Flies1963Robert
General Hospital1963TV SeriesAlgernon Durban (1985)
The Defenders1962TV SeriesBobby Braden


Secret Men's Business1999TV Movie
A Difficult Woman1998TV Mini-Series writer - 3 episodes


20 to 12010TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Sound of Music1965performer: "The Sound of Music" 1959, "Do-Re-Mi" 1959, "My Favorite Things" 1959, "The Lonely Goatherd" 1959, "Edelweiss" 1959, "So Long, Farewell" 1959 - uncredited


The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon1994Video documentary sincere appreciation


Climbed Every Mountain: The Story Behind the Sound of Music2012TV Movie documentaryHimself - Presenter
The Oprah Winfrey Show2010TV SeriesHimself
20 to 12010TV Series documentaryHimself
The 100 Greatest Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Good Morning America2005TV SeriesHimself - Guest
After They Were Famous2001TV Series documentaryHimself
The Sound of Music Children2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Track2000TV Series documentaryMark Twain
Fox Studios Australia: The Grand Opening1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
VH-1 Where Are They Now?1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon1994Video documentaryHimself
The Adventure Game1981TV SeriesHimself
The Ed Sullivan Show1965TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

The Untold Story of the Sound of Music2015TV Movie documentaryHimself / Friedrich Von Trapp
In Search of Steve Ditko2007TV Movie documentarySpider-Man (uncredited)
20 to 12006TV Series documentaryFriedrich von Trapp
Spider-Man: The Dragon's Challenge1979TV MovieSpider-Man Peter Parker
Spider-Man Strikes Back1978TV MovieSpider-Man Peter Parker
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1976TV SeriesRoger Rhinehurst

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