From her breakout role as “Audrey Griswold” in Vegas Vacation (1997), to her powerful performance in the prison drama Felon (2008), to commanding the Counter Terrorist Unit in 24 (2001), Nichols has consistently garnered award recognition and critical acclaim. Her evocative performances have accumulated three ALMA Award nominations and won the distinguished Golden Eagle Award for Most Promising Actress.
Nichols is currently recurring on the CBS series, NCIS (2003), as Special Agent Zoe Keates. Nichols previously starred in the Darren Star / ABC series, GCB (2012), opposite Kristin Chenoweth; Steven Bochco’s drama Blind Justice (2005); ABC series The Gates (2010); ABC series In Justice (2006); Fox’s 24 (2001); Showtime’s groundbreaking Resurrection Blvd. (2000) and an Emmy-nominated episode of ER (1994), alongside Ewan McGregor. On the film side, in addition to Vegas Vacation (1997) and Felon (2008), Nichols has also starred in Delta Farce (2007), Big Momma’s House 2 (2006), Mafia! (1998), with special appearances in Scream 2 (1997), Can’t Hardly Wait (1998) and Bowfinger (1999).
In addition to her work on screen, Nichols has been fighting for human rights abuses for over a decade. Her most recent passion has been putting an end to the most egregious human rights violation, human trafficking. In the last two years, Nichols has made over eight trips to DC, meeting with members of Congress and other organizations and has supported imperative trafficking legislation. Nichols has produced two celebrity human trafficking events to raise awareness for this cause and is hard at work producing the third this September. Nichols is currently forming her own non-profit, 501(c)(3) to lend an even bigger voice for this issue.
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Biography Facebook Currently, my personal interests include anything with my new daughter, Rain. I’m a new mom and it’s definitely the most amazing thing I’ve ever done! I never k…new how much love you could have for another person until I met her. She is my joy and my life!
In addition to being on cloud nine, I dedicate my time to my philanthropic activities.
I work closely with an organization called CCHR, (Citizens Commission on Human Rights). I work particularly on their Fight For Kids campaign. This campaign deals directly with the issue of over drugging/medicating our nations children. I believe that normal childhood behavior is being labeled as a disorder of some kind or another and children are then being given extremely powerful mind altering drugs. Drugs with some serious side effects. Please take the time to check out this website and avail yourself of this pertinent information. I am extremely passionate about this issue and have worked with CCHR for over eleven years.
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Celebrities attend 18th Annual WIN Awards for Women’s Image Network. The awards celebrate women’s empowerment in the entertainment industry. This year Anne Archer was awarded The Humanitarian Award for her community service to women’s and global causes. Karen Sharpe Kramer was also awarded the Unity award for her service promoting equality within entertainment. The show is a one of a kind international media event which gathers film and television writers, producers, directors, actors and others. In addition to honoring illustrious individuals whose work promotes gender parity, The WIN Awards also celebrate dozens of nominated films, shows, directors, writers, actors and producers whose work has been submitted to its jury and which has been nominated in 15 categories.
Celebrities Who Give host Erin Mooney interviews Anne Archer, Suzanne Sena, Jillian Rose Reed, Natalia Fedner, Dawn Porter, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Marisol Nichols, Leslie Thurston, Malea Rose, Maliabeth Johnson, Kat Kramer, Karen Sharpe Kramer, Alysia Reiner, Sarah Megan Thomas, Denise Boutte, & Gabrielle Dennis.