Stephen Nichols Bio

(Tucker, Y&R)


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BIRTHDATE: February 19
BIRTHPLACE: Cincinnati, Ohio
CHILDREN: VanessaAaron and Dylan
YEARS ON SHOW: 1985-'90, 2006-present

Out of high school Stephen Nichols was offered an art scholarship to Ohio State University, but he turned it down in favor of traveling west. There he studied Yoga and lived as a monk while he prepared vegetarian meals for the monks and nuns in a Hollywood ashram. It was three years later, after a vow of celibacy and a steady diet of ice cream, that Nichols found himself at the Theater Academy of Los Angeles City College for two years. He then went on to study with Stella Adler, Jack Colvin, and Harry Mastrorgeorge.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Directed the video demonstration seen on Mary Beth Evans' apple pie web site (
  2. Maintains and updates his own blog (
  3. Attributes much of his health and good shape to Gold's Gym.
  4. His role on DAYS has earned him status as the most notable presence on television, second only to Bill Cosby, in the TV-Q ratings.
  5. Helped create, where you can download ring tones and more of your favorite soap star.
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Other Roles

Former Soap Roles
GENERAL HOSPITAL (Stefan Cassadine, 1996-’02; 2003)
SANTA BARBARA (Dr. Skyler Gates, 1992)

Guest-Starring TV Roles
SHE SPIES (Kurt Maxin, 2002)
EMPTY NEST (Matt, 1995)
SECOND CHANCES (Tommy, 1994)
HEAT OF THE NIGHT (Chuck, 1994)
DIAGNOSIS MURDER (Miles Archer, 1994)
SISTERS (Steve, 1994)
THE NANNY (Brock, 1993)
MELROSE PLACE (Carl, 1993)
RENEGADE (Steve, 1993)
2000 MALIBU ROAD (Brad, 1992)
MURDER, SHE WROTE (Barry, 1992)
L.A. LAW (Corrine's Lawyer, 1991)
SHADES OF L.A. (Walt Canton, 1991)
MATLOCK (Cliff Lockwood, 1990)
CRAZY LIKE A FOX (Croiser, 1985)

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