Nicole Oliver CW Nancy Drew

Multi-Talented Actress Nicole Oliver joins the cast of The CW’s Nancy Drew TV series as Rebecca mother to series regular Alex Saxton’s character Ace in upcoming episodes airing on The CW on Wednesday nights at 9:00 pm ET/PT

Nicole continues her role as Helen Atkins in the second season of the short-form sci-fi series Narcoleap nominated for Best Web Series Canadian Screen Award on May 20, 2021.

Vancouver, BC April 2021 – Keeping busy on both sides of the camera Nicole is pleased to join the cast on The CW TV series Nancy Drew airing Wednesday nights at 9:00 ET/PT. Nancy Drew (Kennedy McMann) is a brilliant teenage detective whose sense of self had come from solving mysteries in her hometown of Horseshoe Bay, Maine. Nicole first appears in the episode The Scourge of the Forgotten Rune, April 7, The Trail of the Missing Witness on April 14 and The Echo of Lost Tears airing in May.

Nicole plays Rebecca, mother of series regular Ace (Alex Saxon) who is a Librarian in Horseshoe Bay. Her family means everything to her. Anthony Natale (Children of a Lesser God) who is a deaf actor plays the role of her husband Captain Thom. Nicole had to learn ASL for her scenes with Anthony which she found challenging yet another highlight of her stellar career.  Nicole adds, “Truly one of the nicest roles…a real gift especially during COVID. Alex is one of the most generous performers I have had the pleasure of working with and Kennedy McCann who plays Nancy Drew is a charming, grounded person who deserves all the accolades that are coming her way!”

Nicole continues her role as Helen Atkins in the second season of the short-form sci-fi series Narcoleap that has been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award Best Web Series to be awarded on May 20, 2021. The season is filled with twists and turns that make you question what is real and what just might be a dream! College student Kelsey Atkins unexpectedly leaps into the bodies of other people during her bouts of narcolepsy, she becomes a target in the deadly world of military espionage. Produced and directed by Kate Green the Narcoleap series also stars Chelsey Reist as Kelsey Atkins, Cameron Bancroft as Gregory Atkins, and Aleks Paunovic as Colonel Slater. 

Nicole is fast becoming one of the most sought after voice director for animated series with projects for YouTube, Netflix, Dreamworks, Wind Sun Sky, Wildbrain and PBS/CBC TV set to air in 2021 and 2022.Nicole is currently directing the second season of the Peabody award-winning American-Canadian animated television series Molly of Denali created and produced by Atomic Cartoons and GBH for PBS Kids and CBC Television. The New York Times named the “Grandpa’s Drum” episode from Molly of Denali as some of the best TV from 2019 “With Molly of Denali PBS raises its bar for Inclusion. Dozens of Alaska Native writers and advisors were recruited to help create the children’s series, one of the first to have a Native American lead.”  

Noted as one the most respected talents in the film industry, Nicole joined the talented cast in Hallmark Channels Good Morning Christmas in 2020. With Alison Sweeney (“Days of Our Lives,” “The Biggest Loser”) and Marc Blucas (“Holiday for Heroes,” “The Fix”). Nicole’s other recent acting roles include Zina on Man in the High Castle season 4 now streaming on Amazon Prime and Hallmark Channel’s A Family Christmas Gift with Holly Robinson Peete & Patti Labelle. Nicole has worked alongside impressive A-list actors with a role in Wonder, starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. Other career highlights include a lead role in the acclaimed film festival circuit indie-gem Marrying the Family and expanded her diverse entertainment career in the role of Britney Spears’ mother Lynne Spears in the Lifetime Movie Britney Ever After.  

Nicole has guest-starred on numerous television series including Supernatural, Rogue, and Somewhere Between. She has also starred in many MOW including Radio HypeUngodly Acts, The Christmas OrnamentThe WoodcarverTaken Back – Finding Haley, Unspeakable, and Innocent. For four seasons, Nicole was also the host on the hit Slice Network series Crash Test Mommy. Another highlight for Nicole was acting alongside her young son, William Ainscough, (who starred as Billy) in City TV’s Seed for two seasons. 

Voice over work continues to flourish for Nicole including voice campaigns for several BC companies and narrating several documentary features that will be released in 2021.  Nicole is thrilled to be finally breaking into the competitive audiobook market to narrate ‘The Tech Solution’, by Dr. Shimi Kang for Penguin/Random House.  The book is available on all platforms. 

Nicole is one of the most sought after voice-over actors in demand for her roles in cartoons both on the small screen (My Little Pony, LEGO Nexo Knights, Kate & Mim Mim) and big screen in Seth Rogen’s “Sausage Party” and Princess Celestia in “My Little Pony: The Movie”. She is the recipient of the UBCP/ACTRA award for Best Voice for her work in animation.

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 also has popular roles on The Hollow, Bob The Builder, and The Dragon Prince. 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 thirty years in the entertainment industry. 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 the highest academic achievement.

Nicole Oliver is available for interviews upon request.

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