John Nicholson the actor, is a native of New York City. What’s not well known is that prior to moving to Los Angles to pursue acting full time, John spent over 14 years as a senior retail security executive. Having worked for companies such as Bloomingdales, TJ Maxx and Circuit City. In 2003 while living in Atlanta, John went on an audition on a dare from a friend. When he landed the lead role in the play, John found himself fully bitten by the acting bug. In 2006 at the urging of his mother, John quit his job and moved to Los Angeles, to pursue his dream of acting. John also began studying with famed method acting teacher Eric Morris. John and Eric developed a close bond, and John continued to study with Eric for 7 years. While not as popular as it once was and often misunderstood, John really found himself drawn to method acting’s realism and use of personal experiences to fulfill character obligations. Sadly, in 2009 John’s mother passed away after a brief battle with cancer. After his mother’s death, John went through a period of soul searching and seriously considered quitting acting a few times. John ultimately decided he could best honor his mother by continuing to follow his dream of acting John has appeared in various roles on shows like the daytime soap drama’s All My Children and General hospital, as well as lead roles in some independent films like, The Lookout and No need to take me home. In 2016 John Landed his first Television lead role as a homicide detective. The show, which is shot on location in Tennessee, is slated to air in early 2017.
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