Name: Austin Nichols
Date of Birth: April 24, 1980
Birth Place: Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA)
Moms Name: Kay
Dads Name: David
Sister: Ashley
College: University Southern California (USC)
Residence: Los Angeles, California

Austin Nichols was born on April 24th 1980, in Ann Arbor, Michigan to parents Kay and David. He also has an older sister Ashley.

Austin has wanted to be an actor for much of his life. Knowing this, he chose to move to Los Angeles when he was 18, and attend the University of Southern California, instead of the University of Texas as previously planned. At the University Southern California, Austin studied Creative Writing, receiving a degree in 2002, while simultaneously pursuing a career in acting.

In addition to his film and television career which began in 1999, Austin is also an accomplished athlete. In 1997, he represented the United States Junior Water Ski Team in the Pan American Championship. At one time he was also ranked third in the World Junior Rankings for competitive tricks as a water skier. He also enjoys golf, tennis and horseback riding. He is a cinephile who has great admiration for Hal Ashby and Sam Fuller.