Guilak was born in Houston,Texas and raised in La Jolla, California, moved to Los Angeles in 1991 and received his Bachelors
of Arts from USC in Theatre, Humanities and Film. He then studied in London then Scotland were he performed in thirteen
different shows, 168 performances and received two Fringe First nominations for directing and starring as Aldo Scaliki in
John Patrick Shanely’s Italian American Reconciliation at the ’94 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He
came back for his Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from UCLA and garnered the Laura Pell’s Scholarship for great achievements
in Acting. Being a strong advocate of the stage, he and fellow colleagues created the Los Angeles based non-profit theatre
company, Big Dog Little Dog Productions, which was named “Top five not-for-profit theatre companies in Los Angeles”
in 2000 by Bravo. Nico has been fortunate to play in over forty three different stage productions around the globe.
His latest role was El-Fayoumy in Stephen Adly Guirgis’s, The Last Days of Judus Iscariot. He has produced
and directed over twenty plays, most recently David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross.
His film and television credits:
He starred in the highly
controversial movie of the week, Saving Jessica Lynch and the acclaimed, Homeland Security for NBC. Followed
by feature films; Retribution, Of God and Kings, Solar Flight,The Lost Room,The Exquisite Continent, Delta Farce,
Got Papers, Double Deception, Two Coyotes, Will Unplugged, Let the Devil Wear Black, Cruel Intention2 among others. His
television credits include two seasons on 24, Chuck, HawthoRNe, Dark Blue, Las Vegas, CSI:Miami, NCIS, The Agency
to JAG, She Spies, Threat Matrix, Dragonfire, Jane Doe, War Stories among others, for more information on credits
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