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Lance E. Nichols


Distinguished New Orleans actor, Lance Nichols, stars in the Emmy nominated HBO drama series TREME, which follows several New Orleans natives as they try to rebuild their lives after the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina. Nichols plays the dentist 'Larry Williams', supportive and devoted husband to 'LaDonna Baptiste-Williams' (Khandi ... See full bio »

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 2015 The Livingston Gardener (filming)
Warden Bishop Wells
 2014 Bayou Tales (filming)
Hammel
 2015 Somnia (post-production)
Detective
 2015 The Fantastic Four (post-production)
D.C. General Official
 2014/II June (post-production)
Dr. Wynstrom
 2014 I Am Potential (completed)
Charles
 2014 American Heist (completed)
The Boss
 2014 Occult (TV Movie) (completed)
Captain Cooper
 2014 The Town That Dreaded Sundown (completed)
Arkansas Mayor
 2011 Snatched (completed)
Spud
 2014 Moms' Night Out
Ronald (as Lance Nichols)
 2014 13 Sins
Police Captain
 2014 Elsa & Fred
Taxi Driver
 2013 Dyce and Devil (Short)
Leo
 2013 Homefront
Senior DEA Agent
 2013 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Detective Sanchez
- Boy Parts (2013) ... Detective Sanchez
 2013 Another Dirty Movie
Buck
 2013 Fractured
Doctor Edwards
 2013 Susie's Hope
Judge Randolph
 2013 Samuel Bleak
Lester
 2013 Beautiful Creatures
Mayor Snow
 2013 House of Cards (TV Series)
Gene Clancy
- Chapter 3 (2013) ... Gene Clancy
 2013 Straight A's
Dr. Carr
 2012 Candybar (Short)
Stew
 2012 The Campaign
Denning Mayor (uncredited)
 2012 Hell and Mr. Fudge
Arnold
 2012 Stash House
Priest
 2012 Breakout Kings (TV Series)
- Served Cold (2012)
- Freakshow (2012)
 2012 Contraband
CBP Agent
 2011/II Red (Short)
Daddy
 2011 Storm War
Senator Aldrich
 2011 October Baby
Dr. Stewart (as Lance Nichols)
 2011 Jeff, Who Lives at Home
Elderly Man / Phone (O.S.)
 2011 Creature
Old Man
 2011/I Inside Out
Tax Man #3
 2011 Brawler
Lt. McSweeney
 2011 Memphis Beat (TV Series)
Hank Miller
- Lost (2011) ... Hank Miller
 2011 Swamp Shark (TV Movie)
Simon (as Lance Nichols)
 2011 Green Lantern
Cop
 2011 Blood Out (Video) (uncredited)
 2011 Dark Blue
Lt. Harris
 2011 Flood Streets
Cedric
 2011 Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown
Official Agent
 2011 Where I Begin
Patrick
 2011/I The Mortician
Augie the Shopkeeper (as Lance Nichols)
 2011 The Mechanic
Henry (as Lance Nichols)
 2011 Hound Dogs (TV Movie)
Big Club G.M.
 2010 Terrebonne (Short)
Moser
 2010 The Color of Blood (Short)
Cedric
 2010 Knucklehead
Milton's Dad (as Lance Nichols)
 2010 Mirrors 2 (Video)
Detective Huston
 2010 The Price of Flowers (Short)
Red
 2010 The Chameleon
FBI Doctor (as Lance Nichols)
 2010 Welcome to the Rileys
Hamilton 'Ham' Watkins
 2010 The Wronged Man (TV Movie)
Judge Pifer
 2010 The Jack of Spades
Fred the Jeweler
 2009 Omar Saved from Cheating (Short)
Bum
 2009 Pawned (Short)
Mr.Washington
 2009 Hurricane Season
Pastor at Rec Center
 2009 Night of the Demons
Seargent Dawson (as Lance Nichols)
 2009 I Love You Phillip Morris
Houston Judge (as Lance Nichols)
 2009 Felix (Short)
Otto
 2008 My Angel (Video short)
Marty
 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Preacher (as Lance Nichols)
 2008 Living Proof (TV Movie)
Dr. Brown
 2008 Johnny Goner (Short)
Henry Mortimer
 2008 American Violet
Mr. Moss (as Lance Nichols)
 2008 A Good Man Is Hard to Find (Video)
Deacon Smith
 2008 Racing for Time (TV Movie)
Keith Simons
 2007 In the Wake (Short)
Noe
 2007 Big Shots (TV Series)
Boardmember #2
- Pilot (2007) ... Boardmember #2
 2007 Girl, Positive (TV Movie)
Dr. Crane (as Lance Nichols)
 2007 Dance to the Offbeat (Short)
Gerald Stevens
 2007 Bing Bang Boom! (Short)
Smitty
 2006 Standoff (TV Series)
Henry Bremner
- Heroine (2006) ... Henry Bremner (as Lance Nichols)
 2006 The Loop (TV Series)
Air Marshall #1
- Jack Air (2006) ... Air Marshall #1
 2006 ER (TV Series)
Detective Barnes
- Darfur (2006) ... Detective Barnes
- Quintessence of Dust (2006) ... Detective Barnes
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Wise Man #1
- Cost of Freedom (2006) ... Wise Man #1 (as Lance Nichols)
 2005 Charmed (TV Series)
Joe
- Hulkus Pocus (2005) ... Joe
 2005 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Minister
 2005 Snow Wonder (TV Movie)
Boudreaux
 2005 Half & Half (TV Series)
Guard
 2005 Oil Storm (TV Movie)
Frank Milner
 2004 The Brooke Ellison Story (TV Movie)
Play Off Official (as Lance Nichols)
 2003 Runaway Jury
Agent Shield
 2003 The West Wing (TV Series)
Jay
- Twenty Five (2003) ... Jay
 2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Middle-Aged Man
- Touched (2003) ... Middle-Aged Man
 2002 The Parkers (TV Series)
Guy #1
- The Dates from Hell (2002) ... Guy #1
 2002 The Shield (TV Series)
Gene
- Pay in Pain (2002) ... Gene
 2002 Firestarter 2: Rekindled (TV Movie)
Medical Examiner (as Lance Nichols)
 2002 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Minister Russell
- Ship-In-A-Bottle (2002) ... Minister Russell (as Lance Nichols)
 2002 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Mayor
- Mere Mortals (2002) ... Mayor (as Lance Nichols)
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Warren
- Eat Drink Drew Woman (2001) ... Warren
 2001 Frailty
FBI Agent #4
 2001 K-PAX
David Patel (as Lance Nichols)
 2001 Cousin of Sleep (Short)
Ned Johnson
 2001 18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series)
Doctor
- The Game (2001) ... Doctor (as Lance Nichols)
 2000 How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale (TV Movie)
Principal Jones (as Lance Nichols)
 2000 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (TV Series)
Officer Shields
- Gratuity (2000) ... Officer Shields
 2000 Something to Sing About (TV Movie)
Councilman
 2000 The Practice (TV Series)
Evidence Room Officer
- Death Penalties (2000) ... Evidence Room Officer
 1998-2000 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Coley
- Seminal Thinking (1998) ... Coley
 1999 A Vow to Cherish (TV Movie) (as Lance Nichols)
 1999 Any Day Now (TV Series)
Man
- A Parent's Job (1999) ... Man
 1999 Last Rites (TV Movie)
FBI Agent #2
 1998 Snake Eyes
Cop #3
 1997 Smart Guy (TV Series)
Larry
- T.J. versus the Machine (1997) ... Larry (as Lance Nichols)
 1997 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Man in Chicken Suit
- I'm Not a Chauvinist, Piggy (1997) ... Man in Chicken Suit (as Lance Nichols)
 1997 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Lamonte Lassacier
- Do the Write Thing (1997) ... Lamonte Lassacier
 1997 Mad About You (TV Series)
Dr. Eckstine
- The Birth: Part 1 (1997) ... Dr. Eckstine
 1997 A Match Made in Heaven (TV Movie)
Mort Paulson (as Lance Nichols)
 1997 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series)
Mack
- Neighbors (1997) ... Mack
 1997 Tracey Takes On... (TV Series)
Manager
- Mothers (1997) ... Manager (as Lance Nichols)
 1997/I Home Invasion (TV Movie)
Dr. Royce
 1996 NewsRadio (TV Series)
George
- Daydream (1996) ... George
 1996 Diagnosis Murder (TV Series)
Car Jacker
- X Marks the Murder: Part 2 (1996) ... Car Jacker (as Lance Nichols)
- X Marks the Murder: Part 1 (1996) ... Car Jacker (as Lance Nichols)
 1996 Minor Adjustments (TV Series)
Mr. Chase
- A Christmas Story (1996) ... Mr. Chase
 1996 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Security Salesman
- Assault with a Deadly Dick (1996) ... Security Salesman
 1996 Picket Fences (TV Series)
Protester #2
 1995 Step by Step (TV Series)
Mr. Dickens
- The Flight Before Christmas (1995) ... Mr. Dickens
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Producer
- There's the Rub: Part 2 (1995) ... Producer
 1995 Martin (TV Series)
Pa Duke
- Cole on Ice (1995) ... Pa Duke
 1995 Serial Killer (Video)
Doctor
 1995 As Good as Dead (TV Movie)
Police Officer (as Lance Nichols)
 1994 Sisters (TV Series)
Officer Sadowski
- Paradise Lost (1994) ... Officer Sadowski
 1992-1994 Renegade (TV Series)
Security Guard / Deputy
- Murderer's Row: Part 1 (1994) ... Security Guard
- Second Chance (1992) ... Deputy (as Lance Nichols)
 1994 Accidental Meeting (TV Movie)
Ad Agency Guy
 1993 Tainted Blood (TV Movie)
Social Worker
 1992 Matlock (TV Series)
Reporter Stu Pursey
- The Evening News: Part 2 (1992) ... Reporter Stu Pursey
- The Evening News: Part 1 (1992) ... Reporter Stu Pursey
 1991 Convicts
Sherman Edwards
 1990 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Sgt. Glad
- The Wind Rancher (1990) ... Sgt. Glad
 1990 The Big One: The Great Los Angeles Earthquake (TV Movie)
Paramedic
 1990 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Policeman
- Trials and Tribulations (1990) ... Policeman
 1990 Alien Nation (TV Series)
Delivery Man
- Gimme, Gimme (1990) ... Delivery Man
 1990 Side Out
Taxi Driver
 1989 Valerie (TV Series)
Orderly
- Slapshot (1989) ... Orderly
 1989 Full Exposure: The Sex Tapes Scandal (TV Movie)
Hollis Strother
 1988 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Clerk
- Belle of the Bald (1988) ... Clerk
 1987 Cold Steel
Other Cop
 1987 Project X
Hamer (as Lance Nichols)
 1987 Cheers (TV Series)
Bailiff
- Chambers vs. Malone (1987) ... Bailiff
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Guard #2
- You Gotta Believe Me (1986) ... Guard #2 (as Lance Nichols)
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Cabbie (segment "Dead Woman's Shoes")
- Dead Woman's Shoes/Wong's Lost and Found Emporium (1985) ... Cabbie (segment "Dead Woman's Shoes") (as Lance Nichols)
 1983 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Vampire
- The Return of the Doo-Wop Girls (1983) ... Vampire (as Lance Nichols)
 1982 Grey Area (Short)
Cecil
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Other Works:

He was the lead actor in Driving Miss Diasy performed at the Manitoba, Theatre Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 2006. He co-starred with Cliff DeYoung and Karen Grassle.

Alternate Names:

Lance Nichols

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Is a native of New Orleans. He is also an accomplished acting and dialogue coach who teaches in both Los Angeles and New Orleans. He is the proud father of actress Indigo who plays Vaneeta on the Showtime series Weeds (2005).

Star Sign:

Cancer

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