Nicole da Silva (born 18 September 1981) is an Australian actress of portuguese ancestry. Both her parents were from the portuguese region of Algarve. She is well known for her roles on Wentworth as Franky Doyle and in Southern Star’s AFI award winning drama Rush as Senior Constable Stella Dagostino for which she received continuous critical acclaim over the show's four-season run. Nicole also gained a Best Actress nomination at the Monte Carlo Television Awards for her role in Carla Cametti PD, as well as a Graham Kennedy Logie Award nomination for ‘Most Outstanding New Talent’ for her role as E.C in Dangerous. Other television roles include East West 101 and All Saints.
Nicole da Silva is also known for her theatre work including Blood Wedding (Malthouse Theatre), Behanding in Spokane (MTC). Other theatre work includes Queen C at Belvoir St Theatre, BC for The Hayloft Project and This is Our Youth.