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Nik Tyler

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Popularity: 1000+
Date of birth: 04/25/1984
City of birth: New York City, New York, USA

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Nik Tyler was born and raised in New York City. He is the son of Emmy Winning "Law & Order" producer & director Lewis Gould and actress & playwright Elle Tyler (fka Ellen Whyte). Nik began his professional acting career at age three appearing in the feature film *batteries not included, Executive Produced by Steven Spielberg. His early acting and singing work included the Lifetime comedy series, "The Days & Nights of Molly Dodd" (Starring Blair Brown), two seasons performing with The New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, two consecutive seasons in the Mike Okrent/Susan Stroman Broadway production of "A Christmas Carol" (with Jesse Eisenberg, Paul Dano, Tony Randall & Ben Vereen) at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden, followed by two albums and multiple television appearances and live performances as a member of "The Broadway Kids". He also was a presenter and performer at the 50th Anniversary Salute to UNICEF hosted by Hillary Clinton, Sir Peter Ustinov & Phylicia Rashad. Nik attended The High School of Performing Arts (the "FAME" school) and NYU, Tisch School of the Arts in New York City, where he majored in film and achieved a 4.0 GPA and recognition on the Dean's List. Nik's appeared on the hit TV shows "Law & Order: SVU", "2 Broke Girls", "CSI", "ER", "Melissa & Joey", "Maron", "Conviction" and "Law & Order". He was a musical guest on CBS's "Kathie Lee Gifford: We Need A Little Christmas" and CNBC's "America's Talking". His voice was featured in dozens of national commercial jingles including "Nike", "Tylenol", "Citi Bank", "Covenant House" and "V8 Splash". He also played a principal role in the National Youth Anti-Smoking Campaign, "Two Little Words", that aired on all the major networks. His film credits include "Get A Job" (Opposite Bryan Cranston), "Bold Native", "Kill Katie Malone", "Freeway Killer", "Off The Ledge", "Kilo", "Ladies Who Lunch", "Party Girl" & "I Will Follow You Into the Dark". In the Summer of 2011, Nik performed the emotionally complex role of "Eric Goldstein" opposite Annie Potts, Suzanne Ford, Meredith Bishop and Danielle Doyen in the critically acclaimed play "AfterMath", written by Elliot Shoenman and directed by Mark L. Taylor. The play ran at the Matrix Theatre and starred Annie Potts, Daniel Taylor, Michael Mantell and Mark L. Taylor. It was an LA Times Critic's Pick, as well as a multiple Ovation Award Nominee. In the Fall of 2011, Nik performed in a staged reading of "I'm Not Rappaport" alongside actors Laura San Giacomo, Larry Pressman, Rick Cosnett, Andrew Burlinson and Danielle Doyen, directed by Mark L. Taylor at The Matrix Theatre. In the Spring of 2012, Nik's episode of the ABC Family hit sitcom "Melissa & Joey" ("Toledo's Next Top Model") was nominated for a Sid Caesar Comedy Award at The 26th Annual Genesis Awards. In 2014, Nik took a step back from performing and began working behind the scenes as the Post Production Coordinator and Casting Associate for the documentary, "Unity", which starred 100 celebrity narrators and was released in theaters Worldwide on August 12th, 2015. He also worked as the Assistant Music Supervisor on Season 2 of Hallmark's #1 hit series, "Cedar Cove", starring Andie MacDowell. From 2015-2016, Nik worked as the Celebrity Relations Manager for several documentary film premieres including "Be Here Now: The Andy Whitfield Story" at UTA, "The Ivory Game" at Netflix, "Gods In Shackles" at Harmony Gold, and "Vegan: Everyday Stories" at USC. He also worked as the Celebrity Relations Manager for Animal Equality's 10th Anniversary Gala at The P, Last Chance For Animals Annual Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, and the Grand Opening of The Animal Rights Museum in downtown Los Angeles. From 2016-2017, Nik worked as an Assistant Archivist for Marlon Brando Enterprises L.P. He also worked for the production company An 11:11 Experience and assisted casting the hit play "Elevator" which ran at The Coast Playhouse for 7 months. He also worked as the Celebrity Relations Manager and Casting Director for "Fashion Tails", a high fashion-celebrity photography series promoting dog and cat rescue. In 2017, Nik began working full time as the Celebrity Relations Manager for Mercy For Animals-the world's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty to farmed animals and promoting compassionate food choices and policies. He is also the co-founder of Rebel With A Cause Productions, alongside producing partner/actress Alexandra Paul and producer/director/writer, Lewis Gould. Additionally, Nik is an accomplished fine artist and photographer. His work has been featured in galleries in NYC and LA, as well as at the Brooklyn Museum of Modern Art. He is the recipient of the Silver Key Award for "Excellence in Visual Art" by The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards as well as the Paul Harris Fellowship Award by the Rotary International. In addition to the entertainment industry and the art world, Nik maintains a strong passion for activism, particularly focused on issues of homelessness, the climate crisis, and animal rights.

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