Rachel Nichols
Date of birth
January 8, 1980
Place of birth
Augusta, Maine, U.S.
Role on Alias

Rachel Emily Nichols played Rachel Gibson in Season 5 of Alias.


Nichols is an American actress and model. Nichols began modeling while attending Columbia University in New York City in the late 1990s. She transitioned into television and film acting in the early 2000s; she had a big part in the romantic drama film Autumn in New York (2000) and a one-episode role in the fourth season of the hit show Sex and the City (2002).

Her first major role was in the comedy film Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003). She had the main role in the crime drama television series The Inside (2005), though it was cancelled after one season. Nichols gained recognition playing Rachel Gibson in the final season of the serial action television series Alias (2005–2006) and for her role in the horror film The Amityville Horror (2005).

Nichols' first starring film role was in the horror–thriller P2 (2007). She had a supporting role in the coming-of-age film The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008) and appeared in Star Trek (2009). She starred in the action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) and the sword and sorcery film Conan the Barbarian (2011). She currently plays the lead role of Kiera Cameron in the science fiction television series Continuum.


  • Raze (2012)
  • Alex Cross (2012)
  • A Bird of the Air (2011)
  • Conan The Barbarian
  • Ollie Klubershturf vs the Nazis (2010)
  • Meskada (2010)
  • For Sale by Owner (2009)
  • G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
  • Star Trek (2009)
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
  • Charlie Wilson's War (2007)
  • P2 (2007)
  • Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
  • The Woods (2006)
  • Shopgirl (2005)
  • Mr. Dramatic (2005)
  • The Amityville Horror (2005)
  • Debating Robert Lee (2004)
  • Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
  • Autumn in New York (2000)

Television appearances[]

  • Continuum (2012–present)
  • Criminal Minds (2010-2011)
  • U.S. Attorney (2009)
  • Them (2007)
  • Alias (2005-2006)
  • The Inside (2005)
  • Line of Fire (2004)
  • Sex and the City (2002)
  • Conan

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