Guilak was born in Houston,Texas and raised in La Jolla, California, moved to Los Angeles in 1991 and received his Bachelors
of Arts from USC in Theatre, Humanities and Film. He then studied in London then Scotland were he performed in thirteen
different shows, 168 performances and received two Fringe First nominations for directing and starring as Aldo Scaliki in
John Patrick Shanely’s Italian American Reconciliation at the ’94 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He
came back for his Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from UCLA and garnered the Laura Pell’s Scholarship for great achievements
in Acting. Being a strong advocate of the stage, he and fellow colleagues created the Los Angeles based non-profit theatre
company, Big Dog Little Dog Productions, which was named “Top five not-for-profit theatre companies in Los Angeles”
in 2000 by Bravo. Nico has been fortunate to play in over forty eight different stage productions around the globe including The
Last Days of Judus Iscariot, Glengarry Glen Ross, A Lie of the Mind, Hedda Gabler, Homesteaders, Twelfth Night, The Misanthrope,
Three Sisters, The Rover, Baal among others. He has produced and directed over twenty plays, most recently David Mamet’s
Glengarry Glen Ross.
His film and television credits:
The Laundromat, American Fighter, The Lost Weekend, Think Like a Man Too,
American Wrestler; The Wizard, Cardle Swapping, 1979 Revolution, Laleh, His Secret Family, In Search of America, Inshallah,
A Conscious Mind, Retribution, Of God and Kings, Solar Flight,The Lost Room,The Exquisite Continent, Delta Farce, Got Papers,
Double Deception, Two Coyotes, Will Unplugged, Let the Devil Wear Black, Cruel Intention2 among others.
television credits include Ray Donovan, Bones, Saving Jessica Lynch, Homeland Security, NCIS:LA, two seasons
on 24, Chuck, HawthoRNe, Dark Blue, Las Vegas, CSI:Miami, NCIS, The Agency to JAG, She Spies, Threat
Matrix, Dragonfire, Jane Doe, War Stories among others, for more information on credits go to resume.