Nikki Griffin

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Not to be confused with Nick Griffin.
Nikki Griffin
Nikki Griffin 2009.jpg
Griffin at a December 6, 2009 Bench Warmer Holiday Party.
Born Jeanne Nicole Griffin
(1978-04-16) April 16, 1978 (age 38)
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present

Jeanne Nicole "Nikki" Griffin (born April 16, 1978) is an American actress.

Early life[edit]

Though Griffin was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, several years of her childhood were spent living in Germany. She came back to the United States at 8 years old and went on to attend high school at New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina.[citation needed]

In high school, Griffin developed a love for films. She took a film class at her high school, where she was taught by Marc Matney (who is known for his voice-over work in foreign films). After she graduated from high school, Griffin moved out to Los Angeles to try to make it in the entertainment business. before she found an agent, she went to professional make-up school in Los Angeles. She is trained in both beauty and special effect make-up techniques.[citation needed]


Griffin obtained her first acting role on television's Dawson's Creek in 2000, and a larger role, also in 2000, in a part of the TV movie Darktales.

After a string of small roles in television and movies, Griffin landed a recurring guest-starring role on FOX's The O.C., in 2005, and then briefly in 2006. On The O.C. Griffin played party girl and drug addict Jess Sathers, also known as 'Floater Girl'. In the summer of 2005, she played Katie Johnson in The Dukes of Hazzard, as the sexy college girl that caught the eye of cousins Bo and Luke Duke.

Griffin also had a small role in the movie, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift as Cindy, the girlfriend of the jock who challenged Sean to a race with the winner getting to date her. She was cast in some other smaller films in 2006, but was cast in a larger role as Lauren in the 2009 film The Tribe.


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