Alexa Nikolas (born April 4, 1992[1]) is an American former actress. She is known for her role as Nicole Bristow on the Nickelodeon television series Zoey 101. Nikolas has also appeared on various other television series, including That's Life, Hidden Hills, Revelations, and The Walking Dead.

Alexa Nikolas
Born (1992-04-04) April 4, 1992 (age 27)
Years active1999–2013
Mike Milosh
(m. 2012; div. 2016)


In 2004, at age 12, Nikolas was cast as Nicole Bristow on Zoey 101, alongside Jamie Lynn Spears. In 2006, following the conclusion of the second season, Nikolas was let go from Zoey 101, following numerous fights and incidents with Jamie Lynn Spears,[2] and her character Nicole was written out of the series.[3][4][5] In August 2005, it was reported Britney Spears confronted Nikolas about the feud.[6]

In addition, Nikolas appeared on Hidden Hills regularly and also on the 2005 series Revelations. Following her departure from Zoey 101, Nikolas guest starred on various other television series, most notably The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Judging Amy, ER, Without a Trace, Criminal Minds, and Heroes with actress Laura Marano who played young Alice Shaw the sister of Nikolas' character, Angela.

In 2011, she appeared in the film Red State as Jesse, and that same year she appeared on Family Guy as additional voices. Nikolas appeared in three episodes of the television series The Walking Dead – her character, Haley, was introduced in November 2012, before being killed off in February 2013. In 2012 Nikolas starred as Willow in the comedy-horror film Detention of the Dead.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Nikolas was born in Chicago, Illinois.[citation needed] She is of Greek ancestry.[citation needed]

Nikolas married Canadian electronic musician Mike Milosh in 2012.[8][9] In 2016, Nikolas and Milosh split up.[10][11]


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
1999 P.U.N.K.S. Jenna Bygayly Uncredited[citation needed]
2001 Zoolander Story Hour Girl
2002 Ted Bundy "I'm Ted" Kid
2003 Tiptoes Susan Barry
2004 Motocross Kids Katie
2009 Children of the Corn Ruth
2011 Red State Jesse
2012 Detention of the Dead Willow
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Love Boat: The Next Wave Little Girl #1 Episode: "Trances of a Lifetime"
2000–2002 That's Life Young Lydia 4 episodes
2001 Charmed Little Girl Episode: "We All Scream for Ice Cream"
2001 The King of Queens Young Carrie Episode: "Veiled Threat"
2002 Even Stevens Young Ren Episode: "Band on the Roof"
2002–2003 Hidden Hills Emily Barber Main role
2004 Without a Trace Emily Levine Episode: "Wannabe"
2005–2006 Zoey 101 Nicole Bristow Main role (seasons 1–2)
26 episodes
2005 ER Megan Nesbitt Episode: "You Are Here"
2005 Judging Amy Shelly Cecil Episode: "
2005 Revelations Lucinda "Lucy" Massey Main role, 6 episodes
2005 All That 10th Anniversary Reunion Special Herself
2007 Cold Case Madison Reed Episode: ""8:03 AM"
2007 The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Tiffany Dublecini Episodes: "Miniature Golf", "Who's the Boss?"
2008 CSI: Miami Mallary Harding Episode: "To Kill a Predator"
2008 Ghost Whisperer Caitlin Mahoney Episode: "Threshold"
2009 Supernatural Kate Carter Episode: "Family Remains"
2009 Heroes Young Angela Shaw Episode: "1961"
2009 Drop Dead Diva Hannah Porter Episode: "To Kill a Predator"
2009 Raising the Bar Caitlin Episode: "Maybe, Baby"
2010 Criminal Minds Jane McBride Episode: "The Fight"
2011 Lie to Me Amanda Dobar Episode: "Funhouse"
2011 Family Guy Voice Episode: "Brothers & Sisters"
2012–2013 The Walking Dead Haley Episodes: "Hounded", "Made to Suffer" and "The Suicide King"
2013 Mad Men Wendy Episode: "The Crash"

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Refs
2005 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a Feature Film — Young Ensemble Cast (shared with Motocross Kids cast) Motocross Kids Nominated [12]
2006 Young Artist Awards Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (shared with Zoey 101 cast) Zoey 101 Won [13]
2007 Young Artist Awards Best Young Ensemble Performance in a TV Series (shared with Zoey 101 cast) Zoey 101 Won [14]


  1. ^ "Alexa Nikolas". Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  2. ^ Noelle Devoe (April 7, 2015). "[UPDATE] An Alexa Nikolas Fan Account Keeps Decade Long "Zoey 101" Feud Alive". Seventeen. Retrieved January 10, 2017. It's no secret Alexa Nikolas, who played Zoey's best friend Nicole on Zoey 101, and Jamie-Lynn didn't get along back in their Zoey 101 days.
  3. ^ "Britney Spears Berated Jamie Lynn's Zoey 101 Co-Star Alexa Nikolas". August 30, 2005. Archived from the original on January 13, 2012. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "The End for Zoey 101 star, Alex Nikolas?". August 8, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
  5. ^ "Jamie Lynn Advised by "Zoey" Co-Star, 15". TMZ. December 21, 2007. Retrieved July 29, 2012.
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  7. ^ MGDSQUAN (June 6, 2013). "Review: Detention of The Dead". Horror Society. Retrieved July 20, 2017. And there is not one likable character in the entire movie, except for "Willow" played by Alexa Nikolas.
  8. ^ "Milosh's Wife Goes for an Emotional Drive in Rhye Singer's 'Slow Down' Video". Spin. October 23, 2013. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  9. ^ "Did You Know 'Zoey 101's Alexa Nikolas Got Married?". J-14. March 6, 2015. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  10. ^ "'Zoey 101' Star Alexa Nikolas Breaks Up With Husband". J-14. August 31, 2016. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  11. ^ "After a Divorce & Parting Ways With Founding Member, Rhye Leaves the Gloom Behind on 'Blood'". Billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  12. ^ "26th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on March 4, 2008. Retrieved June 20, 2010.
  13. ^ "27th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on July 4, 2010. Retrieved July 4, 2010.
  14. ^ "28th Young Artist Awards". Young Artist Awards. Archived from the original on March 31, 2014. Retrieved June 20, 2010.

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