What can one say about the incredible soap opera actor Stephen Nichols? His legendary daytime drama career spans over three decades and he’s worked on shows like the Young and the Restless (Y&R), General Hospital (GH), and of course, Days of Our Lives (DOOL). There is so much more to Nichols than meets the eye. Below is a list of 10 things you may not know about Stephen Nichols.
10. Monk Life
Sounds more like a soap opera storyline, but Nichols lived like a monk for years after high school. He ended up turning an Ohio State University art scholarship down and was headed west. He landed at the Hollywood ashram where he prepped vegetarian means for nuns and monks and studied yoga. He was celibate for about three years and apparently lived off ice cream.Picture Perfect / Rex Features