Thomas Ian Nicholas
|Thomas Ian Nicholas|
Nicholas in March 2011
July 10, 1980 |
Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Thomas Ian Nicholas (born July 10, 1980) is an American film actor, singer, musician, producer, director, and writer. Nicholas is best known for playing Henry Rowengartner in Rookie of the Year and Kevin Myers in the American Pie film series.
Life and career
Nicholas was born in Las Vegas, Nevada. His mother, Marla, is an acting school administrator and professional dancer. He is of Italian (from his paternal grandfather), German, Irish, and English descent. Nicholas has six siblings.
Nicholas is known for his roles in Rookie of the Year (1993) and American Pie (1999). He appeared in the four theatrical films of the American Pie franchise, as the character Kevin Myers, played Frank Sinatra, Jr. in the Showtime movie Stealing Sinatra, and co-starred in Halloween: Resurrection. In 2009, he played the role of a rookie cop in the drama Life Is Hot in Cracktown. He played Eugene in Nicole Holofcener's Please Give, which won the 2011 Indie Spirit Robert Altman Award. He had the role of Abbie Hoffman in the film entitled The Chicago 8. He also appeared on an episode of ABC's Grey's Anatomy as Jeremiah. "I started acting when I was 6 years old. I have always enjoyed making people laugh or smile or think," he says.
Nicholas released his debut album, Without Warning, on January 15, 2008, and his follow-up album, Heroes Are Human, on June 1, 2010. His third album release is a self-titled EP, released March 20, 2012, in which the first single is also on the American Reunion soundtrack album. About his music career, he has said that "I started playing guitar when I was 14. I couldn't stop playing... I am very blessed and thankful for all that has happened."
He has most recently appeared in Mallory Knox's music video for their song "Wake Up".
On June 30, 2010, Nicholas threw out the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs game at Wrigley Field and sang the seventh-inning stretch. Nicholas married Colette Marino, known as DJ Colette in 2007. The couple welcomed their first child, a boy named Nolan River, in 2011.
|1993||Rookie of the Year||Henry Rowengartner|
|1995||A Kid in King Arthur's Court||Calvin Fuller||Nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Young Supporting Actor – Feature Film|
|1997||Judge and Jury||Alex Silvano|
|1998||A Kid in Aladdin's Palace||Calvin Fuller|
|1999||American Pie||Kevin Myers|
|2001||American Pie 2||Kevin Myers|
|2002||Halloween: Resurrection||Bill Woodlake|
|The Rules of Attraction||Mitchell|
|2003||American Wedding||Kevin Myers|
|Stealing Sinatra||Frank Sinatra, Jr.|
|2004||L.A. D.J.||Thom||Also director and writer|
|2005||Guy in Row Five||Bradley|
|National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call||Richie Rey|
|The Hitman||Mr. Jones|
|2009||Life Is Hot in Cracktown||Chad Wesley|
|The Bridge to Nowhere||Eddie Stanton|
|Fading of the Cries||Michael||Also producer|
|Let the Game Begin||Tripp|
|The Chicago 8||Abbie Hoffman|
|Delivering the Goods||Steve|
|2012||American Reunion||Kevin Myers||Thomas Nicholas Band song "My Generation" is on the soundtrack|
|The Stone Pony||Nick Golotta||Pre-production|
|1988||Who's the Boss?||Little Tony||Episode: "Yankee-Doodle Micelli
Credited as Thomas Nicholas
|1989||Baywatch||Ricky Blount||Episode: "Heat Wave"|
|Married with Children||Bobby||Episodes: "It's a Bundyful Life: Part 1" and "It's a Bundyful Life: Part 2"|
|1990||Santa Barbara||Young Steven Slade|
|1991||Harry and the Hendersons||Scootch||Episode: "The Bodyguard"|
|Sisters||Jason||Episode: "The Kindness of Stranglers"|
|1992||Julie||Boy No. 1||Episode: "A Delicate Balance"|
|The Fear Inside||Sean Cole||TV movie|
|When No One Would Listen||Boy No. 1||TV movie|
|1993–1995||Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman||Richard||Episodes: "Best Friends" and "The End of the World"|
|1997||The Tony Danza Show||Brandon||Episode: "With Your Guest Host Tony DiMeo"
|1998||Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show||Damon||Episode: "Honey, I'm in the Mood for Love"|
|1999||Chicken Soup for the Soul||Steve||Episode: "Crying's Okay"|
|2000||Party of Five||Todd Marsh||Appeared in nine episodes|
|Twice in a Lifetime||Sam Ryder/Jordan Curtis/Kirk Ivers||Episode: "Fathers and Sons"|
|2005||Medium||Greg Watt||Episode: "Jump Start"|
|Grey's Anatomy||Jeremiah Tate||Episode: "Deny, Deny, Deny"|
|2012||Mallory Knox – "Wake Up"||Lead male||The man with the acoustic guitar
- Thomas Ian Nicholas Biography|TVGuide.com
- Thomas Ian Nicholas Biography (1980–)
- "Film Independent Spirit Awards – Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10P E/P on IFC". Ifc.com. February 26, 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
- MySpace.com – Thomas Ian Nicholas -Album Out Now!!! – San Fernando Valley, California – Rock / Acoustic – www.myspace.com/thomasiannicholas
- – www.tinband.com