Nicole deBoer (also credited as Nikki de Boer) was born in Toronto, Canada on the 20th December 1970. She started her acting career at the age of 7 when she got a lead role in a school play – The Wizard of Oz. Not long after this she got an agent and a role in a Christmas special starring Vincent Price and Red Skelton called Freddy the Freeloader’s Christmas Dinner.
During the past few decades Nicole has featured in numerous commercials, TV series, theatrical productions and movies.
TV series include Dooley Gardens, Mission Genesis, Kids in the Hall, Catwalk, First Resort, 9B and others. She is famous for her appearance as Dax on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9) and, more recently, as Sarah Bracknell Bannerman in the 5 season series The Dead Zone. (More information here on The Dead Zone Season 1, The Dead Zone Season 2 and The Dead Zone Season 3)
She’s also had many guest appearances in various TV shows including The Fearing Mind – Upgrade, The Outer Limits – Monster; -Quality of Mercy, Ready or Not -All or Nothing, Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal – Possession/Man out of Time, Poltergeist: The Legacy – The Crystal Scarab, Tek War – Chill Factor, E.N.G – The Play’s the thing; – Baby It’s You, The Hidden Room – The Faithful Follower, Beyond Reality – The Passion; – Mirror Mirror, Forever Knight – Dark Knight, Maniac Mansion – Sophisticated Lady, Sweating Bullets – Abandoned, Street Legal – Home. She also appeared on the docudrama Heart of Courage.
Nicole deBoer Nikki de Boer Nicole’s appearance in Cube was lauded throughout the world with many cinemas displaying the title of the movie next to – ‘starring Nicole deBoer’ on their billboards. The other stars of the program barely got a mention in Sydney. Other movies she’s appeared in include The Kissing Place, Prom Night IV: Deliver Us From Evil (Check out the cover for the UK edition here), Family Pictures, J.F.K.: Reckless Youth, The Counterfeit Contessa, Jungleground, National Lampoon’s Senior Trip, The Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy, When Innocence is Lost, My Date with the President’s Daughter, Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion, Rated X, Public Domain, 5ive Days to Midnight, Phil the Alien and others.
On stage Nicole has appeared in productions of The Father, Little Foxes, The Wizard of Oz, Anne of Green Gables, Our Town, and Little Women.
Because of Nicole’s appearance in Paramount’s Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (DS9) she is a regular convention goer worldwide. Attending at least 10 conventions a year in amongst her busy schedule, Nicole attended another in Sydney in mid October ’05.
Nicole is married to John Kastner – guitarist and singer for the rock band ‘All Systems Go’. They got married on 18th December 1999. Nicole and John have a daughter born in January 2007 named Summer Lee Kastner. Nicole took a year of work to take care of her daughter. She is now available for work and will appear in the upcoming Stargate Atlantis episode “Whispers” currently predicted to screen in either August or October 2008.