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Actress, Writer, Tutor, MC

If you think you’ve seen Nicole Whippy somewhere, you probably have. With an acting career that spans over 20 years, Nicole has appeared in countless New Zealand television series. In her early years, Nicole landed roles in series such as Xena: Warrior Princess, The Strip and Mercy Peak. However, she truly won the hearts of Kiwi television audiences with her six-season stint playing Kasey Mason in hit NZ comedy-series Outrageous Fortune. She continued to entertain viewers in the popular TVNZ drama series Nothing Trivial where performance earned her a nomination for a Golden Nymph for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. In 2019, Nicole joined the core cast of NZ's longest-running television drama series, Shortland Street playing the character of Cece King. More recently, she tried her hand at directing, making her directorial debut with the acclaimed portmanteau feature film Vai, alongside eight other Pasifika directors. Outside of her own acting career, Nicole is founder of and teacher at Point Chevalier Drama Club, an acting school for young people.

Location

Auckland, New Zealand