Nicholas Gleaves is a British actor and playwright.
Originally from the Halliwell area of Bolton, UK he attended Sharples School from 1980-1985. After completing his schooling his mother made him attend a play and this sparked his interest in acting. He is a fan of The Smiths and long time supporter of the Bolton Wanders Football Club. He is married to Lesley Sharp. They have two sons and reside in London.