Nicole Bilderback

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Nicole Bilderback
Born (1975-06-10) June 10, 1975 (age 40)
Seoul, South Korea
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present

Nicole Bilderback (born June 10, 1975) is a Korean-born American actress, known for her recurring guest roles on the television programs Dark Angel and Dawson's Creek, and the films Bring It On and Bad Girls From Valley High (aka A Fate Totally Worse than Death). She also was one of the Cordettes, Cordelia Chase's friends, on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "The Wish" and the Unaired Buffy pilot. She also starred in a few episodes in season 6 of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air as Ashley's friend.

Life and career[edit]

Bilderback was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas. She was adopted by American parents Jim and Lois Bilderback,[1] through the Holt International Children's Services program. She was a cheerleader in junior high school and has two older brothers. She studied dancing from a very early age and at the age of 14 enrolled at the Dallas Young Actor's Studio.

Upon graduation from Lake Highlands High School in 1993, Bilderback moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. She worked as a hostess at Jerry's Famous Deli in Studio City to make ends meet. Her first role came in 1995 when she appeared in the film Clueless.

Bilderback appeared in Clueless playing alongside Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, and Elisa Donovan. She also appeared in the Clueless television series for a three episode stint. She appeared on the August 2001 cover of KoreAm Journal, on issue 3 of the 2001 cover of Yolk, and as a medical student in House. Bilderback rode in 2002 Lunar New Year Parade and Festival.

In 2014, she starred in the action movie Mercenaries, alongside Cynthia Rothrock, Brigitte Nielsen, Vivica A. Fox, Zoë Bell and Kristanna Loken.


Year Film Role Notes
1995 Clueless Summer
1996 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Cordette TV series, Unaired pilot (1.00)
1996 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Sasha TV series, Dream Date (1.06)
1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Cordette #1 TV series, 1 episode: The Wish (3.09)
1998 Can't Hardly Wait Ready to Have Sex Girl
2000 Bring It On Whitney
2000 Dark Angel Brin TV series, 4 episodes
2001 Dawson's Creek Heather Tracy TV series, 5 episodes
2003 Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde A Committee member
2004 The Plight of Clownana Katie Rosenbaum Short film
2005 Cruel World Miko (sometimes spelled Mikko)
2005 Bad Girls From Valley High Tiffany direct-to-DVD
2005 Without a Trace Wendy Kim TV series, 1 episode: Honor Bound (4.05)
2006 Heroes Ms. Sakamoto TV series, 2 episodes: Hiros (1.05) Collision (1.06)
2007 Hidden Palms Blair Meadows TV series, 1 episode: Pilot (1.01)
2008 Cold Case Nikki Sun TV series, 1 episode: Triple Threat (6.08)
2009 The New Twenty Julie Kim
2012 The Mentalist Francesca Ehrlich TV series, 1 episode: Panama Red (5.10)
2014 Perception Carol Lao TV series, 1 episode: Curveball (2.11)
2014 Mercenaries Mei-Lin Fong


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