Nicholas Bishop
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Name Nicholas Bishop
Gender Male
Birthdate September 19, 1973
Birth Hometown Swindon, England
Character Peter Dunlop
Current Hometown West Hollywood, CA

Nicholas Bishop (born on September 19, 1973) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his television roles as Detective Peter Baker on the soap opera Home and Away (2004–07).

He portrayed Peter Dunlop on Body of Proof.

Early LifeEdit

He was born in England, but moved with his parents and older brother to Canberra, Australia, when he was six months old. This occurred because his father was an army colonel and a diplomat. Bishop attended Radford College in Canberra. Bishop graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 1996, and has been a regular screen acting tutor there since 1997. He was a 2006 Australia Day Ambassador.


Bishop is most recognized by his role for three seasons as Detective Peter Baker in the Australian series "Home and Away". In 2002, Bishop appeared in the critically acclaimed film Walking on Water.

Additional television credits include Fox "Past Life", "McLeod’s Daughters", "Heartbreak High", "Water Rats", "Blue Heelers", "Farscape," "White Collar Blue” and "All Saints".