Other big screen appearances include 2007 film The House of Usher.
TV roles include a guest appearance in HBO Western series Deadwood and a lead role in drama series John From Cincinnati, created by Deadwood producer David Milch. Ben Cotton • David Cubitt • Diana Bang • Ian Hart • Ian Tracey • Jere Burns • Hiro Kanagawa • Keegan Connor Tracy • Mike Vogel • Nestor Carbonell • Paul Jarrett • Terry Chen • Vincent Gale • W.
He was born on April 24, 1980 in Ann Arbor, Michigan and moved to Austin, Texas a year later.
His film roles include the 2004 blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow, in which he was cast as an academic and romantic rival to Jake Gyllenhaal's protagonist.
In Wimbledon, a film also released in 2004, Nichols played an arrogant tennis pro, opposite Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany.
Signed to a rare holding deal with HBO, he most recently starred in his own series, John from Cincinnati.
Since 2008, he has appeared in a recurring role as Julian Baker in the television series One Tree Hill.