Austin Nichols has been acting since he was a teenager, but he did not become well known until he landed a recurring starring role on the hit CW series One Tree Hill. Over the years, Nichols has transitioned easily from television’s biggest series and into some major Hollywood films, all while maintaining a pretty low profile in the industry. There is just so much to know about the talented and charming actor, so here are 10 things you didn’t know about Austin Nichols!
10. What’s In a Name?
Austin Nichols was born to parents David Nichols, a radiologist, and Kay Nichols, a professional water skier, in Ann Arbor, Michigan and was named after the Austin, Nichols Distilling Company in Kentucky, which produces Wild Turkey Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. His family then moved to Austin, Texas before he turned one.