Stephen Nichols began his entertainment career as a 11-year-old child actor. Nichols worked in television around the start of his acting career with a role on "The Young and the Restless" (CBS, 1972-2015). He was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for "Days of Our Lives" in 1987. In the eighties and the nineties, Nichols devoted his time to various credits, such as "The 15th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" (CBS, 1987-88), "Witchboard" with Todd Allen (1987) and "Soap Opera Digest Awards" (NBC, 1988-89). He also worked on "Soapdish" (1991). He also was featured in the TV movie "Phoenix" (Syfy, 1997-98). Most recently, Nichols acted on "Crash" (Starz, 2008-2010).