“Marrying the Family” will have its world premiere at VIFF this month
Nicole Oliver continues to expand her diverse entertainment career, balancing voiceover work in a high-profile Hollywood animated feature film with a lead role in an indie-gem, while simultaneously booking roles for a number of upcoming projects.
Nicole recently voiced the roles of Sally Bun, Ice cream, Watermelon and Female Shopper #1 in Seth Rogen’s buzzed-about adult animated comedy “Sausage Party”. The movie also features the voices of James Franco, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, and Selma Hayek. This isn’t Nicole’s only recent work alongside impressive A-list actors: She also has a role in “Wonder”, a feature film starring Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay.
Nicole can next be seen in the indie film “Marrying the Family”, which is set to make its world premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival. “Marrying the Family” unites Nicole with many of the ensemble cast from the Film Festival darling “Leap for Your Life”. The film follows Dylan (Taylor Hill), as she is getting ready for her wedding to her high school sweetheart Corey (Adam Di Marco). However, any plans for a simple wedding are put on hold when her wedding planner mother Kathy, played by Nicole, steps in to design a wedding Dylan will never forget. “Marrying the Family” is a sweet comedy about love, family, growing up and letting go. It is directed by Peter Benson (What An Idiot).
The multifaceted entertainment veteran has countless film and television credits to her name. She is the recipient of the UBCP/ACTRA award for Best Voice for her work in animation.
Nicole has guest starred on numerous television series including “Supernatural” and “Rogue”. She has also starred in many MOW’s including “Radio Hype” starring Alison Sweeney, Lifetime’s “Ungodly Acts”, “The Christmas Ornament” starring Cameron Mathison and Kellie Martin, “The Woodcarver” with John Ratzenberger; “Taken Back – Finding Haley” with Amanda Tapping and “Innocent” with Bill Pullman and Marcia Gay Harden. For four seasons, Nicole was also the host on the hit Slice Network series “Crash Test Mommy”. A highlight for Nicole was acting alongside her young son, William Ainscough, who starred as Billy in City TV’s “Seed” for two seasons.
Well known throughout the world at Brony and Fan Conventions as Princess Celestia and Cheerilee on “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” and Zoe on the cartoon “Littlest Pet Shop”, her acclaimed voice-over work continues to thrive. In animation, she has popular roles on “Max Steel”, “Martha Speaks”, “Strawberry Shortcake”, and “Superbook”. She has provided her voice to over 100 companies including American Express, Starbucks, Salon Selectives, Club House, and IKEA.
Nicole Oliver has worked for over twenty years in the entertainment industry as an actor, producer, and director. This multi-talented, incredibly busy mother and professional has mastered the balance between family and work, and has furthered her education with a Masters of Arts in Communication from Royal Roads University (2011). She is the recipient of both the Founders Award for leadership and sustainability and the Chancellors Award for highest academic achievement.
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