Nickola Shreli

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Nickola Shreli
Born Nikolla Shkreli
(1981-07-30) July 30, 1981 (age 36)
Detroit, Michigan, US
Occupation Actor, producer, writer
Years active 2002–present
Children 2

Nickola Shreli (born July 30, 1981) is an American actor, producer, and writer. He has appeared in Abduction, Low Winter Sun,[2] Hostel: Part III, and Cash Only, which he also wrote and produced.


Nickola Shreli was born in Detroit to an Albanian family[3] which immigrated to the United States.[4][5] He attended Eisenhower High School's theater program.[citation needed] He worked on smaller projects in Detroit's underground independent film scene and did production on larger projects, such as 8mile, that came to town. In 2010, he won an audition for Abduction, and John Singleton cast him as a lead villain in the role of "Alec".[6] Shreli wrote, produced, and starred in Cash Only, which was released in the United States in May 2016 after premiering at the 2015 Fantasia International Film Festival.[7]


Since 2007 Nickola Shreli has been involved with both the World Vision (Christian humanitarian organization) Vlore Area Project in Albania as well as Mother Theresa's Missionaries of Charity Branch in Detroit.[8] He currently sponsors numerous troubled children in the region & continues to bring awareness to both causes.


Year Film Character
2002 8 Mile Extra (uncredited)
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Tommy
2011 Abduction Alec
2011 Hostel: Part III Victor
2011 Cargo (short movie)
2012 Mafia Corner man
2013 Low Winter Sun Gus[9]
2014 Owe No Man(Landlord) Elvis Martini (Post Production)
2014 The Red Road (TV series) Duke (Post Production)
2015 Cash Only Elvis Martini


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