Nicole Pacent is a Los Angeles-based actress and singer, originally hailing from Connecticut and New York City. She is best known for her portrayal of ‘Aster’ on the hit web series Anyone But Me, from writer/producer Susan Miller (The L Word and Thirtysomething). In the series’ three season run, the multiple award-winning series amassed over 11 million views, and has been written about in several major publications, including Fast Company, The Los Angeles Times, and The Huffington Post. ABM can be seen on http://www.hulu.com/, http://blip.tv/, and the series’ home site, http://anyonebutmeseries.com/.
For her work on ABM, Nicole was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category in the 2010 and ‘11 Indie Intertube Awards, Indie Soap Awards, and American Soap World Awards, and named Best Actress in a Web Series in CherryGrrl.com’s 2009 Readers’ Choice Awards. Nicole has been on AfterEllen.com’s Hot 100 for two years running, and also graced the cover of the June 2010 issue of BOUND Magazine, in which she was called ‘the next Angelina Jolie.’
In addition to her on-camera work, Nicole comes from a strong theatrical background, having received her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She’s played such iconic roles as ‘Nina’ in Chekhov’s The Seagull, and ‘Beatrice’ in Much Ado About Nothing, and has been seen on several New York stages, including The Atlantic and Galapagos Theaters. Of Nicole's performance in Eric Overmyer's play Dark Rapture at the Connelly Theater, broadwayworld.com wrote, "Pacent has an elegant sensuality that makes her [character] riveting.” Nicole is also a trained vocalist, having studied opera and musical theatre from the time she was 13, and is currently pursuing the genre closest to her heart, folk rock.
February 2012 marked the premiere of Nicole’s latest series, Space Guys in Space, starring alongside Jason Marsden (Spirited Away; Step by Step), and Phil LaMarr (Futurama). Space Guys in Space is a futuristic comedy in which Nicole plays G.U.S.S., a holographic A.I. and the lone female companion of the last two remaining humans left on a second-hand escape pod after planet Earth explodes. The show is produced by Epic Level Entertainment, and can be seen on YouTube, or at http://www.spaceguysinspace.com/.