Nicholas "Nick" Pickard is an English actor, best known for his role as Tony Hutchinson on soap opera Hollyoaks. He is currently the longest serving cast member and appeared in the very first episode in 1995. Since then the character of Tony has developed and viewers have seen him with numerous girlfriends and run-ins with the local students.
In his 1987 movie debut, Pickard played Mio, the lead role in Mio in the Land of Faraway, alongside Christian Bale and Christopher Lee. There he is credited as Nicholas Pickard. In 1994, Pickard also played a minor role in EastEnders, appearing as a young homeless boy, who was burnt to death when Phil Mitchell torched Frank Butcher's car-lot in an insurance scam. He also appeared in music videos for Mike + The Mechanics and Roxette.