Neil Pearson was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. He also was featured in the miniseries "Intimate Contact" (1987-88). He had an early role on the television special "Rhodes" (PBS, 1997-98). He also landed a few movie roles at the time, appearing in the comedy adaptation "Privates on Parade" (1983) with John Cleese and the Juliet Stevenson comedic adaptation "The Secret Rapture" (1994). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the nineties and the early 2000s, appearing in the dramatic adaptation "Fever Pitch" (1999) with Colin Firth and "Bridget Jones' Diary" (2001) with Renee Zellweger. He also was featured in the TV movie "The Whistle-Blower" (BBC, 2001-02). He held additional roles in television including a part on "Waterloo Road" (2005-2015). Most recently, Pearson appeared in "Miss Marple: Series VI" (2010-11).