Nick Wechsler is an American actor best known for his starring role as Kyle Valenti in the science fiction television series Roswell, from 1999-2002.
He currently stars as Jack Porter in the mystery thriller television series Revenge, since 2011.
The fifth of eight sons, Wechsler grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico (not far from the setting of Roswell), where his parents and most of his siblings still live.
His father is a sheet-metal worke, his mother is a secretary for the U.S. Forest Service. He began his acting career in high school, turning in what he describes with tongue in cheek as “awe-inspiring performances” in every succeeding school play.
Wechsler moved to Hollywood immediately after graduating from high school and soon landed a small role as a purse-stealing punk in the television movie Full Circle (1996).
Shortly after, he was cast as "Trek," a child prodigy conceived at a Star Trek convention, in the series Team Knightrider (1998).
He has also appeared in the TV shows malcolm in the Middle, Tru Calling, North Shore, Cold Case, Crossing Jordan, Vanished and the pilot episode of The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
He has also acted in the feature films The Perfect Game and Lie To Me.
Wechsler lives in Los Angeles.