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Austin Nichols Biography

Birth Place:
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Fast Facts

  • Competitive water skier who, in 1997, represented the U
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  • Junior Water Ski Team in the Pan-American Championships
  • Discovered by a manager during his senior year of high school, when he crashed a party at the Sundance Film Festival
  • Learned to play tennis for 2004's Wimbledon and basketball for 2006's Glory Road, and took up surfing for 2007's John From Cincinnati
  • After making guest appearances on Deadwood and Six Feet Under, was signed to a relatively uncommon talent-holding deal with HBO
  • The network made good on the contract by casting him as the lead in the short-lived John From Cincinnati
  • Golfs, rides horses and is an avid movie fan