Nicolas was born in London, England and moved to the United States when he was six. He lived in Canada for a short time, Wyoming, Washington State, Walnut Creek, CA. and Santa Barbara before arriving in Los Angeles. He studied at the Lee Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles under the tutelage of Marc Marno. He was an improv player at the Up Front Comedy Improv in Santa Monica, CA. Nicolas has enjoyed playing numerous parts in film and television as well as playing many complex characters in theatre.