Alexa Nikolas (born April 4, 1992) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Nicole Bristow on the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101. Nikolas has also appeared on various other television series, including That's Life, Hidden Hills, Revelations, and The Walking Dead.
(m. 2012; div. 2016)
In 2004, at age 12, Nikolas was cast as Nicole Bristow on Zoey 101, alongside Jamie Lynn Spears. In 2006, following the conclusion of the second season, Nikolas was let go from Zoey 101, following numerous fights and incidents with Spears, and her character Nicole was written out of the series. In August 2005, it was reported Britney Spears confronted Nikolas about the feud.
In addition, Nikolas appeared on Hidden Hills regularly and also on the 2005 series Revelations. Following her departure from Zoey 101, Nikolas guest starred on various other television series, most notably The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Judging Amy, ER, Without a Trace, Criminal Minds, and Heroes with actress Laura Marano who played young Alice Shaw the sister of Nikolas's character, Angela.
In 2011, she appeared in the film Red State as Jesse, and that same year she appeared on Family Guy as additional voices. Nikolas appeared in three episodes of the television series The Walking Dead – her character, Haley, was introduced in November 2012, before being killed off in February 2013. In 2012 Nikolas starred as Willow in the comedy-horror film Detention of the Dead.
Nikolas married Canadian electronic musician Mike Milosh in 2012. In 2016, Nikolas and Milosh split up.
|2001||Zoolander||Story Hour Girl|
|2002||Ted Bundy||"I'm Ted" Kid|
|2009||Children of the Corn||Ruth|
|2012||Detention of the Dead||Willow|
|1999||Love Boat: The Next Wave||Little Girl #1||Episode: "Trances of a Lifetime"|
|2000–2002||That's Life||Young Lydia||4 episodes|
|2001||Charmed||Little Girl||Episode: "We All Scream for Ice Cream"|
|2001||The King of Queens||Young Carrie||Episode: "Veiled Threat"|
|2002||Even Stevens||Young Ren||Episode: "Band on the Roof"|
|2002–2003||Hidden Hills||Emily Barber||Main role|
|2004||Without a Trace||Emily Levine||Episode: "Wannabe"|
|2005–2006||Zoey 101||Nicole Bristow||Main role (seasons 1–2)|
|2005||ER||Megan Nesbitt||Episode: "You Are Here"|
|2005||Judging Amy||Shelly Cecil||Episode: "Happy Borthday"|
|2005||Revelations||Lucinda "Lucy" Massey||Main role, 6 episodes|
|2005||All That: 10th Anniversary Reunion Special||Herself||Television special|
|2007||Cold Case||Madison Reed||Episode: "8:03 AM"|
|2007||The Suite Life of Zack & Cody||Tiffany Dublecini||Episodes: "Miniature Golf", "Who's the Boss?"|
|2008||CSI: Miami||Mallary Harding||Episode: "To Kill a Predator"|
|2008||Ghost Whisperer||Caitlin Mahoney||Episode: "Threshold"|
|2009||Supernatural||Kate Carter||Episode: "Family Remains"|
|2009||Heroes||Young Angela Shaw||Episode: "1961"|
|2009||Drop Dead Diva||Hannah Porter||Episode: "The Magic Bullet"|
|2009||Raising the Bar||Caitlin||Episode: "Maybe, Baby"|
|2010||Criminal Minds||Jane McBride||Episode: "The Fight"|
|2011||Lie to Me||Amanda Dobar||Episode: "Funhouse"|
|2011||Family Guy||Voice||Episode: "Brothers & Sisters"|
|2012–2013||The Walking Dead||Haley||Episodes: "Hounded", "Made to Suffer" and "The Suicide King"|
|2013||Mad Men||Wendy||Episode: "The Crash"|
|2006||"Come Back to Me"||Vanessa Hudgens|
Awards and nominations
|2005||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film — Young Ensemble Cast (shared with Motocross Kids cast)||Motocross Kids||Nominated|
|2006||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (shared with Zoey 101 cast)||Zoey 101||Won|
|2007||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (shared with Zoey 101 cast)||Zoey 101||Won|
- "Alexa Nikolas". Hollywood.com. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
- Noelle Devoe (April 7, 2015). "[UPDATE] An Alexa Nikolas Fan Account Keeps Decade Long "Zoey 101" Feud Alive". Seventeen. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
It's no secret Alexa Nikolas, who played Zoey's best friend Nicole on Zoey 101, and Jamie-Lynn didn't get along back in their Zoey 101 days.
- "People: Don't mess with Spears' little sister". Denver Post. August 29, 2005. Retrieved June 10, 2020.
- MGDSQUAN (June 6, 2013). "Review: Detention of The Dead". Horror Society. Retrieved July 20, 2017.
And there is not one likable character in the entire movie, except for "Willow" played by Alexa Nikolas.
- "Milosh's Wife Goes for an Emotional Drive in Rhye Singer's 'Slow Down' Video". Spin. October 23, 2013. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
- "Did You Know 'Zoey 101's Alexa Nikolas Got Married?". J-14. March 6, 2015. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
- "'Zoey 101' Star Alexa Nikolas Breaks Up With Husband". J-14. August 31, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
- "After a Divorce & Parting Ways With Founding Member, Rhye Leaves the Gloom Behind on 'Blood'". Billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
- "Zoey 101 Cast, Then and Now". E!. October 27, 2020.
- Nikolas, Alexa [@matchthesource] (May 6, 2020). "Two hearts. One body. I'm going to be a Mother! So happy! 🐛❤️" – via Instagram.
- Nikolas, Alexa [@matchthesource] (November 17, 2020). "Thee most holy moment of my entire life. Our sweet little Nova Vespertine is here..." – via Instagram.
- "Vanessa Hudgens – Come Back to Me". YouTube. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
- "Vanessa Hudgens – Come Back to Me (Director's Cut)". YouTube. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
- "Milosh – Slow Down (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
- "Milosh – This Time (Official Video)". YouTube. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
- "26th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on March 4, 2008. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
- "27th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on July 4, 2010. Retrieved July 4, 2010.
- "28th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on March 31, 2014. Retrieved June 20, 2010.