Nicky Whelan most recent work is the lead actress in the TV show MATADOR and The Wedding Ringer starring Kevin Heart. She was featured in season nine of the TV show Scrubs, as well as roles in Entourage, Melrose Place, and Workaholics. She just finished the latest season of Franklin & Bash on TNT. And will continue her role in the new season of Chosen. She can also be seen on the big screen in the next Terrance Malick movie Knights Of Cups, and the Nicolas Cage upcoming movie trilogy Left Behind, as well as the soon to be released horror movie 7500.
Nicky began her first TV work as host of the Nickelodeon Channel for 2 weeks back in 2003. She was voted the favorite Nickelodeon host and became more popular in 2004 when she ventured in the world of acting. Her first acting stint was the character of Chrissie in Telemovie, Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge which was aired in Network Ten. Later on, she had her first regular TV co-hosting job in Coxy's Big Break, a travel series wherein she was able to go to different places around Australia.
In 2005, Nicky Whelan became the host for Network Seven's Melbourne Woman, a show which gives a weekly recall of the social scene of Melbourne, as well as some health and fitness advice, fashion tips and real estate topics. She was also the co-host of Night Racing at Moonee Valley for eight consecutive years. She is also the top favorite in presenting awards and handovers for special events, functions and interviews.
Before making her way into the Australian television scene, Nicky Whelan first worked as a model, in which she posed for various magazines.
In 2007, Nicky Whelan appeared with actor David Spade on The Show Biz Show on Comedy Central. She became good friends with the funny actor, and she as well invited him to the set of the popular Australian show Neighbours, so that he can make cameo in the said soap. Spade however was unable to do so since he didn't have a working visa in the country yet.
In the same year, Nicky Whelan made a special guest appearance in Harrow, London, to support the sustainable transport initiatives that will provide benefits to the environment. She also posed for photographs in support for the It's Up to All of Us campaign in Harrow. Upon being cast in Neighbours, Nicky Whelan became one of the most prominent faces on Australian television.
In the United States, Nicky Whelan starred in the movie Hollywood and Wine alongside David Spade. She also appeared in Halloween H2.
Close to Nicky's heart is the Non-Profit Organization Talk About Curing Autism. She became involved with TACA when she was looking for answers to help her brother deal his beautiful son Max who was diagnosed with Autism.
Nicky saw firsthand the struggles her family had to go through to accommodate, understand and care for Max on a daily basis. TACA provided the tools for her family to move forward on their journey to provided Max the best care. "The beautiful thing about TACA is they will move heaven and earth to get as much support, information and care for families who struggle with a child living with Autism".
TACA now serves over 40,000 families and on average adds 600 new families every month. Won't you help support TACA by making a donation to this page. Any size donation can help. Autism now affects 1 in every 68 US children. We need your help to make a big difference for my friends and my nephew Max.