Austin Nichols was raised in Austin, Texas from birth until the age of 18, when he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in pictures. He graduated from the University of Southern California in 2002 with a degree in creative writing. Some years ago, Austin broke off his engagement to Claire Oswalt, his girlfriend of seven years. And his sister, Ashley Nichols, recently gave birth to a baby girl, making Austin an uncle.IMDb Mini Biography By: sergmcqueen
Austin was also a competitive water skier, representing the U.S. Junior Water Ski Team in the Pan-American Championships in 1997. Was once ranked #3 in the World Junior Rankings list in the Tricks event and skied in the Junior U.S. Masters Championships twice.
Despite this, Austin had to undergo rigorous training to beef up his legs for the role of "Jake Hammond" in Wimbledon (2004). He trained in Los Angeles with Murphy Jensen (1993 French Open Doubles champion with his brother Luke Jensen) for two months and then went to London for a month and trained with Pat Cash (1987 Wimbledon singles champ) prior to filming his role.
Sophia Bush is his girlfriend.
He has one older sister named Ashley.
His favorite singer is Bob Dylan.
He graduated at the University of Southern California.
[on David Milch] David is pretty much clinically insane. He's a lunatic. It's sometimes very difficult to be around him, and other times it's just the greatest thing ever. You have to stay on your toes.
(March 2001) Student at the University of Southern California
(December 2006) Filming "John from Cincinnati" (2007) in Imperial Beach, California.
(March 2009) In Wilmington, North Carolina filming "One Tree Hill" (2003).
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