rachel nichols

Rachel Nichols

Rachel Emily Nichols (born January 8, 1980) is an American actress and model. Nichols began modeling while attending Columbia University in New York in the late 1990s. She transitioned into television and film acting in the early 2000s; she had a bit part in the romantic drama film Autumn in New York (2000) and a one-episode role in the fourth season of Sex and the City (2002).


Rachel Nichols in G.I. Joe

Her first major role was in the comedy film Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003). She starred in the crime drama television series The Inside (2005), though it was cancelled after one season. Nichols gained recognition playing Rachel Gibson in the final season of the serial action television series Alias (2005–2006) and for her role in the horror film The Amityville Horror (2005).


Rachel Nichols

Nichols’ first starring film role was in the horror–thriller P2 (2007). She had a supporting role in the coming-of-age film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) and appeared in Star Trek (2009), the eleventh film of the science fiction franchise of the same name. She starred in the action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and will star in the 2011 upcoming sword and sorcery film Conan the Barbarian.


Graduated from Columbia University with a double major in math and economics.

Modelled for Guess?, Abercrombie & Fitch, L’Oreal and Nicole Miller.

Got the first role she auditioned for, as the restaurant hostess on “Sex and the City” (1998).

She was ranked #28 (2003) in Maxim’s 100 Sexiest Women

Yahoo Model of the Month (September 2000)

Loves to watch boxing.

Married in Aspen, Colorado.

Daughter of Jim and Alison Nichols.

Rachel Nichols

Rachel Nichols

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