Talk:Rachel Nichols (actress)

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Is the cancellation of The Inside final? I don't think thats official yet.

Who's the boyfriend?[edit]

???????????????????????????? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 03:50, 30 October 2007 (UTC)


According to IMDB message boards, plus TheInside's boards, FOX has pulled the plug, the only question being whether or not it will show all 13 eps.

RACHEL IS HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Excuse me User but can I add a edit to your " Rachel is Hot comment"? Thief Lord 21:46, 9 December 2005 (UTC)

I guess.


This article was becoming an image gallery, which is not only against Wikipedia policy but it messed up the formatting of the article something awful. There is really no need to have more than 2 images in an article this size, so I chose to keep the first image, and the image of her from her current project, Alias. I don't know if there's an article on The Inside but if there is any one of the images from that show (but, really, just one) could certainly be used there. 23skidoo 15:12, 5 November 2005 (UTC)

Hey, no explanation necessary; I went a little nuts with the images a few months ago. I'll fix The Inside as well. Davis21Wylie 12:31, 5 November 2005 (UTC)
The images weren't bad - I just thought there were too many. I didn't delete the image files themselves, so if you want to substitute other images for any of the ones I chose, please do. 23skidoo 19:00, 5 November 2005 (UTC)
Where do these images exist? It would be nice if her main picture were something that makes her look a little less stoned. Dementia13 (talk) 22:33, 31 August 2010 (UTC)

"After the failed FOX series, it didn't take long for new employers to seek Nichols' services."

Um, perhaps we should phrase that in a way that isn't sexually suggestive?

It's been taken care of, plus the first part of the article is now subdivided a bit more for easier reading. — ArkansasTraveler 15:33, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

May I suggest that someone finds a better picture? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Fasteddiew30 (talkcontribs) 23:31, 9 March 2010 (UTC)

POV issues[edit]

This page has got way too much POV (remember WP:NPOV). I'm going to pair this down. Also, we have quotes attributed to Nichols that do not have sources attached to them. Remember this is an encyclopedia, not a fan site. 23skidoo 15:45, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

I also spotted a contradiction. At the start of the article it's said she studied psychology, yet in the trivia section it says she studied math and economics. Which was it? 23skidoo 15:56, 13 December 2005 (UTC)
I'm not sure, myself. As I was reading over the article, it smacked a bit of publicist-speak. Not that the article isn't valid itself, but I agree that the way it's presented is a bit irksome. — ArkansasTraveler 16:01, 13 December 2005 (UTC)
I have removed most if not all of the POV language from the article. I also removed the unsourced quote (I did keep the Minear quote in as the article acknowledges its source). But I noticed the article spends a lot of time saying things like "it comes as no surprise" and the like ... definite NPOV violations. The resulting article is shorter but more in keeping with Wikistyle. 23skidoo 16:10, 13 December 2005 (UTC)
Okay, I added sources (complete with cool footnotes!) for several of the quotes you guys were talking about, plus reformatted the article again to make it look cleaner... It said she was "intent" on studying psychology when she got to Columbia, but she changed majors along the way, so I added that part back in... I added some other statements from my earlier version, but made them totally NPOV, sorry about earlier. - Davis21Wylie 16:36, 13 December 2005 (UTC)
It's still got some POV, though. Phrases like "astonishingly enough" for example aren't NPOV. Also, you don't need to repeat the fact that she was born in Augusta as that's in the introduction, and saying it's Maine's capital city provides unnecessary detail. Cheers! 23skidoo 22:41, 13 December 2005 (UTC)

College Major[edit]

Was her major psychology or math and economics? Imdb says the latter. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:53, 10 November 2007 (UTC)

Uncanny resemblance[edit]

I'm wondering if it should/could be added that this actress has an amazing resemblance to actress/comedienne Alexandra Wentworth. This sort of trivia/commentary does have precedence on Wikipedia, i.e. the entry for actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan mentions his resemblance to both Javier Bardem and Robert Downey, Jr. (talk) 04:17, 9 August 2009 (UTC)

Since no one has given a reponse on this, and since this IS precendented on Wikipedia, I have added the note on the resemblance. (talk) —Preceding undated comment added 02:41, 17 February 2010 (UTC).

Aside from the difference in hair color Rachel Nichols also looks a lot like Jodie Foster in "The Silence of the Lambs". (talk) 04:03, 20 January 2011 (UTC)

GA Review[edit]

This review is transcluded from Talk:Rachel Nichols (actress)/GA1. The edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review.

Reviewer: TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 01:52, 26 October 2010 (UTC)

I will review this article. It may take me some time because I will be traveling on family business starting in the middle of the week.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 01:52, 26 October 2010 (UTC)
  • I don't have many other comments on the acting career. I just await your responses.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 17:59, 3 November 2010 (UTC)
    The main article writer hasn't edited in two months. I'd suggest a fail, though if the concerns are only minor, then you can ask someone in the actors wikiproject to take a look. Wizardman Operation Big Bear 03:18, 13 November 2010 (UTC)
    I have left a 72 hour notice.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 04:50, 13 November 2010 (UTC)
  • I saw the note and have linked DEA. I also fussed with the filmography. I've never heard of this woman, however. Any remaining issues? Cheers, Jack Merridew 05:15, 13 November 2010 (UTC)
P.S. I added {{personality rights}} to the main image.--TonyTheTiger (T/C/BIO/WP:CHICAGO/WP:FOUR) 06:21, 13 November 2010 (UTC)


GA review (see here for criteria)
  1. It is reasonably well written.
    a (prose): b (MoS for lead, layout, word choice, fiction, and lists):
  2. It is factually accurate and verifiable.
    a (references): b (citations to reliable sources): c (OR):
  3. It is broad in its coverage.
    a (major aspects): b (focused):
  4. It follows the neutral point of view policy.
    Fair representation without bias:
  5. It is stable.
    No edit wars, etc.:
  6. It is illustrated by images, where possible and appropriate.
    a (images are tagged and non-free images have fair use rationales): b (appropriate use with suitable captions):
  7. Overall:

Religion? Born Jewish?[edit]

Was she born Jewish? She married jewish producer Scott Stuber so she converted to Judaism. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:25, 24 June 2012 (UTC)

We don't have a reliable source saying she was born Jewish. Whether or not her husband is Jewish does not indicate that she converted. - SummerPhD (talk) 03:35, 24 June 2012 (UTC)

Hair colour[edit]

Her eyebrows and lashes are rather dark, her recent photo from work on continuum shows her with natural looking brown hair. I would be very surprised if her hair had never been dyed when she worked as a model, on the contrary, her blonde hair from photos in her mid-twenties looks dyed. Claims like "never dyed [her] hair" are easily made, but often just publicity. ( (talk) 20:03, 17 November 2013 (UTC))

I agree she looks like a natural brunette. But you would need sources to change the text of the article in this regard. Debresser (talk) 23:46, 24 April 2014 (UTC)
She is blond again in Tokarev (film). Debresser (talk) 19:36, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

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