SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

Nicole Bailey

Born: 14 May
Gender: Female

Rate:

7.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Nicole Bailey is a South African actress, voice artist and director best known for her starring role as Nono, a sassy young retirement home resident nurse/receptionist to whom the job is just an easy ticket to a monthly pay cheque for an easy ride, in the SABC3 sitcom Let Heaven Wait, in 2013.

It was her first major role in television.

Even though her first role was that of a shrimp and her subsequent role entailed her saying only one line, Nicole determined at the age of eight that she was in love with acting and has been fighting to realise that dream ever since.

After brief schooling in America, a year in England, travel through the Middle East and a university degree from Stellenbosch University, Nicole decided that she had had enough of explaining her passion to people and keeping it a hobby and made the leap into attempting it full time.

In her 2nd year at CityVarsity School of Media and Creative Arts in Cape Town, Nicole was cast as a featured lead in Wanuri Kahiu's post-apocalyptic short film Punzi, which went on to become officially selected at major film festivals around the world, including Berlin and Sundance and which won Best Short Film at Cannes Independent Film Festival 2010.

In her final year, Nicole managed to land a role in South Africa's first 3D film, Dredd, written by Alex Garland of The Beach and Last King of Scotland fame, and produced by the makers of Trainspotting, which was shot at the brand new Cape Town Film Studios and stars names such as Wood Harris, Olivia Thirlby of Juno and Karl Urban as the new Judge Dredd.

A few months thereafter, she found herself being cast in the Twentieth Century Fox teen thriller Chronicle, which opened in cinemas worldwide.

Not wanting to stop there, Nicole resolved to know every aspect of the industry so that she could hone not only her craft, but start creating as well, when not acting, and has subsequently had success as a coordinator, studio 1st and 2nd Assistant Director.

The Callsheet newspaper featured her as their Crew Member of the Month for December 2011/January 2012 – and now, as a content producer and researcher in Johannesburg, where she now resides.

Nicole moved to Johannesburg to explore television acting further and receives personal coaching from South African veteran Dorothy Ann Gould. She continues to perform in theatre productions, various local and international commercials and is an avid voice over artist.

In 2014 she had a guest starring role in the SABC2 drama series Swartwater.

Her birthday is 14 May.


LATEST ARTICLES

New on TV today: Wednesday 1 April

M-Net relives The Bush Years and five new and returning shows drop on Netflix. Also! kykNET short films.


Imbewu: The Seed Teasers - April 2020

Pastor Ndamase is being drunk and disordely! Also, Ngcolosi falls deeper into Thokozile’s muthi spell.


Star Life April 2020 skeds: what viewers need to know

The channel hits pandemic pause on its new shows and lines-up binge sessions of three reloaded series.


Chasing My Heart Teasers - April 2020 (Reloaded!)

Bang! Naina gets shot when Raghav tries to rescue Sanjana.


Forever Yours Teasers - April 2020 (Reloaded!)

Anshuman is about to find out the real culprit behind mixing bhang in the drinks during Holi.


The Crossroads Teasers - April 2020 (Reloaded!)

Love triangles and deception.


Maid in Manhattan on eExtra Teasers - April 2020

Marisa confronts Cristobal over his ownership of the hotel.


New on TV today: Tuesday 31 March

Tamar & Vince debuts on eReality and Nat Geo documents a Turkish Airlines Mega Move.


Deception 2 Teasers - April 2020

Not everyone is fooled by Pooja's mental illness act.


The Wild on e.tv and eExtra Teasers - April 2020

Eva disappears and then needs saving!

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.