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Alexa Nikolas

Alexa Nikolas
Born Alexa Helen Nikolas
(1992-04-04) April 4, 1992
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present
Spouse(s) Mike Milosh (m. 2012)

Alexa Helen Nikolas (born April 4, 1992) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Nicole Bristow on the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101. Nikolas has also appeared on various other series, including ER, Without a Trace, Ghost Whisperer, Criminal Minds, The Walking Dead, Lie to Me and Supernatural.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Personal life 2
  • Filmography 3
  • Awards 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Career

Born on 4 April 1992, in Chicago, Illinois, she has Greek origins. Nikolas's most prominent role is that of Nicole Bristow on the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101, alongside Jamie Lynn Spears. In 2006, following the conclusion of the second season, Nikolas quit the series due to an "uncomfortable working environment" following numerous fights and incidents with Spears.[1][2][3]

In addition, Nikolas appeared on Hidden Hills regularly and also on the 2005 mini-series Revelations. Following her departure from Zoey 101, Nikolas guest starred on various other television series, most notably The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Judging Amy, ER, Without a Trace, Criminal Minds and Heroes.

Nikolas appeared in a supporting role alongside Vanessa Hudgens in the latter's music video, "Come Back to Me". Nikolas appeared in the films Motocross Kids and Tiptoes. In 2009, she appeared in the remake of Children of the Corn, playing the role of the love interest of one of the antagonists. She also guest starred on Fox's Lie to Me.

In 2011, she appeared in the film Red State as Jesse, and that same year she appeared on Family Guy as additional voices. In spring of 2011, she filmed a zombie-comedy-horror film titled Detention Of The Dead, in which she plays Willow. The film is set for a spring 2013 release. She will appear in the long-awaited 2013 film Into The Darkness as Elsa. Nikolas got the recurring role of Haley in the television series The Walking Dead. She appeared in November 2012, and her character was killed off in February 2013. She appeared in a total of three episodes.

Personal life

She married Canadian electronic musician Mike Milosh on February 22, 2012.[4]

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1999 P.U.N.K.S. Jenna Bygayly Uncredited
2001 Zoolander Story Hour Girl
2002 Ted Bundy "I'm Ted" Kid
2003 Tiptoes Susan Barry
2004 Motocross Kids Katie Nominated - 2005 Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast
2005 All That 10th Anniversary Reunion Special Herself
2009 Children of the Corn Ruth
2011 Red State Jesse
2012 Detention of the Dead Willow
2013 Into the Darkness Elsa Pre-Production
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 The Love Boat: The Next Wave Little Girl #1 1 episode
2000–2002 That's Life Young Lydia 4 episodes:
"He's Very Heavy, He's My Brother" (season 1: episode 4)
"Heart Problems" (season 1: episode 13)
"Larva" (season 2: episode 1)
"All About Lydia" (season 2: episode 11)
2001 Charmed Little Girl 1 episode: "We All Scream for Ice Cream" (season 3, episode 10)
The King of Queens Young Carrie 1 episode
2002 Even Stevens Young Ren 1 episode
2002–03 Hidden Hills Emily Barber Main Role
17 episodes
2004 Without a Trace Emily Levine 1 episode
2005–06 Zoey 101 Nicole Bristow Main role (season 1 and 2)
26 episodes
Won - 2006 Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series
Won - 2007 Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series
2005 ER Megan Nesbitt 1 episode
Judging Amy Shelly Cecil 1 episode
Revelations Lucinda "Lucy" Massey Main Role
6 episodes
2007 Cold Case Madison Reed 1 episode
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Tiffany Dublecini 2 episodes:
"Miniature Golf" (season 2: episode 33)
"Who's the Boss?" (season 3: episode 5)
2008 CSI: Miami Mallary Harding 1 episode
iCarly Girl Playing Golf #3 1 episode
2009 Supernatural Kate Carter 1 episode:
"Family Remains" (season 4: episode 11)
Heroes Young Angela Shaw 1 Episode: "1961"
Drop Dead Diva Hannah Porter 1 episode
Raising the Bar Caitlin 1 episode
2010 Criminal Minds Jane McBride 1 episode
2011 Lie to Me Amanda Dobar 1 episode
Family Guy Voice 1 episode
2012–13 The Walking Dead Haley 3 episodes:,
"Hounded" (season 3: episode 6)
"Made to Suffer" (season 3: episode 8)
"The Suicide King" (season 3: episode 9)
2013 Mad Men Wendy 1 episode

Awards

Young Artist Awards[5]

  • 2007 Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series, for Zoey 101Won[6]
  • 2006 Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series, for Zoey 101Won[7]
  • 2005 Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Ensemble Cast, for Motocross Kids – Nominated[8]

References

  1. ^ "The End for Zoey 101 star, Alex Nikolas?". 8 August 2006. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jamie Lynn Advised by "Zoey" Co-Star, 15 - TMZ.com".  
  3. ^ "Britney Spears Berated Jamie Lynn's Zoey 101 Co-Star Alexa Nikolas". 30 August 2005. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Alexa Nikolas biography". IMDb.com. Retrieved April 13, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Awards". imdb. Retrieved 2009-05-04. 
  6. ^ "2007 Young Artist Awards". young artist awards. Retrieved 20 June 2010. 
  7. ^ "2006 Young Artist Awards". young artist awards. Archived from the original on 4 July 2010. Retrieved 20 June 2010. 
  8. ^ "2005 Young artist awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved 20 June 2010. 

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