Nicole Paggi

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Nicole Paggi
Born Nicole Collier Paggi
(1977-08-15) August 15, 1977 (age 37)
Travis County, Texas, United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present
Notable work(s) Pasadena
Hope & Faith
One on One
Spouse(s) David Brooks

Nicole Collier Paggi (born August 15, 1977) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Sydney Shanowski on the television sitcom Hope & Faith.

Early life[edit]

Paggi was born in Travis County, Texas, and grew up in Austin, Texas. She spent the two years studying intensively in Los Angeles and New York to focus on becoming an actress.

Career[edit]

Paggi made her television debut in 2001 when she received the role of Jennie Bradbury in the short-lived FOX television soap opera Pasadena (TV series), which lasted one season. Following her role on Pasadena, She played the recurring role of Britney in the Emmy-Award winning NBC series Providence. Paggi continued to appear in guest roles on television series such as Glory Days, Fastlane, Judging Amy, CSI: Miami and the CBS pilot Expert Witness. In 2003, Paggi appeared in the television film Frozen Impact, playing the daughter of Ted McGinley's character, whom would later play his daughter in the television series Hope & Faith.

In 2003, Paggi received the role of Sydney Shanowski on the ABC sitcom Hope & Faith, alongside Faith Ford and Kelly Ripa. She appeared throughout the series' first season; later being replaced with Megan Fox, who took on the roles as Sydney for the two remaining seasons.

Paggi received another television role, playing the role of Sara Crawford in the UPN television sitcom One on One; during the show's fifth and final season. Her other television credits include guest appearances in Quintuplets, Jake in Progress, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, for which she appeared in 2002 and again in 2008, Mad Love and 90210. Television films, Campus Confidential and Undercover Bridesmaid. In 2007, Paggi a leading role in the feature film Cielito Lindo, opposite Alejandro Alcondez, who also directed, produced and wrote the film.

Personal life[edit]

Paggi currently resides in Los Angeles, where she spends her free time traveling, cooking, reading and running.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001–2002 Pasadena Jennie Bradbury Season 1 - 13 episodes
Uncredited role
2002 Glory Days Maddie Mills "Everybody Loves Rudy" (season 1, episode 6)
2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Nicole Exmoor "Let the Seller Beware" (season 3, episode 3)
2002 Providence Britney "Gotcha" (season 4, episode 18)
"Smoke and Mirrors" (season 4, episode 21)
"Out of Control" (season 4, episode 22)
"A New Beginning" (season 5, episode 1)
"Cloak & Dagger" (season 5, episode 3)
"The Sound of Music" (season 5, episode 9)
2003 Expert Witness Stephanie Television film
2003 Fastlane Zoe "Dogtown" (season 1, episode 10)
2003 Frozen Impact Marie Blanchard Television film
2003 Judging Amy Ms. Griffin "Going Down" (season 5, episode 2)
2003–2004 Hope & Faith Sydney Shanowski Season 1
2004 CSI: Miami Laura Spelman "MIA/NYC NonStop" (season 2, episode 23)
2004 Quintuplets Julie "Shall We Fight" (season 1, episode 20)
2005 Jake in Progress Skylar Simms "Loose Thread" (season 1, episode 6)
2005 Campus Confidential Melinda Television film
2005–2006 One on One Sara Crawford Season 5 - 22 episodes
2007 Cielito Lindo Nicole
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sylvie Thornton "Let It Bleed" (season 9, episode 4)
2011 Mad Love Waitress "Pub Quiz" (season 1, episode 9)
2012 Undercover Bridesmaid Daisy Television film
2012 90210 Carrie Anne Monroe "Into the Wild" (season 5, episode 4)
"The Con" (season 5, episode 6)

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Ovation Awards

  • 2011: Nominated for Featured Actress in a Play for the role of Scarlett in "Girls Talk"[1]

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