Nicholas Braun

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Nicholas Braun
Nicholas Braun 2017.jpg
Braun at the 2017 Montclair Film Festival
BornNicholas Joseph Braun
(1988-05-01) May 1, 1988 (age 30)
Bethpage, New York, U.S.
OccupationActor & Musician
Years active2001–present

Nicholas Joseph Braun (born May 1, 1988) is an American actor and musician. He is known for his role in the HBO series Succession (2018). He has appeared in several films, including Sky High (2005), Princess Protection Program (2009), Red State (2011), Prom (2011), The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Date and Switch (2014), and How to Be Single (2016).

Life and career[edit]

Braun was born in Bethpage, New York, the son of Elizabeth Lyle and actor Craig Braun (born 1939). He has a brother, musician Christopher Deyo Braun, and half-brothers, actor Guillaume Rumiel and producer Timothy Braun. In 1993, his parents divorced. In 2001, he made his acting debut in Walter and Henry, a father-son drama television film with an ensemble cast that included John Larroquette, Kate Nelligan, Dorian Harewood and James Coburn. He graduated from St. Mark's School in Southborough, Massachusetts in 2006.

In 2005 he appeared in the film Sky High as Zachary "Zach" Braun (a.k.a. Zach Attack!). Braun then had roles in the Disney Channel Original Movies Minutemen (2008) and Princess Protection Program (2009).[1]

He played the regular role of Cameron on the ABC Family show 10 Things I Hate About You,[1][2] until it was cancelled with its final episode airing on May 24, 2010.[3] He appeared in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and portrayed the character Cole Waters on the web series The LXD.

In 2011, he played Lloyd Taylor in Disney's theatrical release Prom,[1][unreliable source?] and Billy Ray in Kevin Smith's Red State.

Braun has a YouTube channel with Kyle Kaplan and Vincent Pergola called the Breakfast Toms, which is a group of young filmmakers who write, direct and produce their own media.[citation needed]

In 2015, he was featured on two tracks on Phantoms' debut EP, Broken Halo. He provided vocals on the title track and on "Voyeur".[4] He also co-starred with Dakota Johnson in both Date and Switch (2014),[5] and How to Be Single (2016).



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Sky High Zachary "Zach" Braun / Zach Attack
2009 The First Time Ernie
2011 Red State Billy Ray
2011 Chalet Girl Nigel
2011 Prom Lloyd Taylor
2011 Last Chance Lloyd Short film
2012 The Watch Jason
2012 The Perks of Being a Wallflower Ponytail Derek
2013 At Middleton Justin
2014 Date and Switch Michael
2015 The Stanford Prison Experiment Karl Vandy
2015 Poltergeist Boyd
2015 Jem and the Holograms Brad Uncredited
2015 Freaks of Nature Dag Parker
2016 How to Be Single Josh
2016 Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Tall Brian
2016 Get a Job Charlie
2016 Good Kids Andy Evans
2017 The Year of Spectacular Men Charlie
2019 Zola Derrek Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Walter and Henry Henry Television film
2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Kid Episode: "Surveillance"
2004 Carry Me Home Zeke Television film
2006 Without a Trace Zander Marrs Episode: "Fade-Away"
2007 Shark Craig Episode: "Teacher's Pet"
2008 Minutemen Zeke Thompson Television film
2008 Cold Case Lenny Snow (1951) Episode: "Shore Leave"
2009 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Randy Episode: "Money for Nothing, Chicks for Free"
2009 Princess Protection Program Ed Television film
2009–2010 10 Things I Hate About You Cameron James Main cast; 20 episodes
2009 Three Rivers Michael Episode: "The Luckiest Man"
2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Neal Monroe Episode: "Hitting for the Cycle"
2011 Brave New World Matt Koutnick Unsold NBC pilot
2018–present Succession Greg Hirsch Main cast


Year Title Role Notes
2008–2009 Poor Paul Clyde 22 episodes
2010 The LXD Cole Waters 3 episodes
2011 Corey & Lucas for the Win! Lloyd Taylor Episode: "Party All Night!"

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist Ref.
2009 "I Want You to Want Me (10 Things I Hate About You Version)" KSM [6]
2011 "Your Surrender (Prom Version)" Neon Trees [7]


  1. ^ a b c "Nicholas Braun". IMDb. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Nicholas Braun". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  3. ^ "TV Show News and Ratings - Live Feed". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Broken Halo - EP". iTunes. Retrieved 3 December 2015.
  5. ^ Sneider, Jeff (14 February 2014). "Hunter Cope on His Breakout Gay Role Opposite Dakota Johnson in 'Date and Switch'". Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  6. ^ "KSM – I Want You to Want Me (10 Things I Hate About You Version)". YouTube. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  7. ^ "Neon Tress – Your Surrender (Prom Version)". YouTube. Retrieved October 30, 2018.

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