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Nicholas Lea

Lea in 2013
Born Nicholas Christopher Herbert
(1962-06-22) June 22, 1962 (age 54)
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989-Present
Known for The X-Files, Kyle XY

Certainly, when I walk into an audition, a lot of people already know who I am.
Nicholas Lea
That's sort of what I like about this character is that he's not the good guy, he's not truly the bad guy.
Nicholas Lea
When I'm on my deathbed, I'll hopefully be able to count more friends than parts that I had.
Nicholas Lea
Two shows at once is crazy, but I love it.
We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books – pages and pages on it.
Nicholas Lea
I don't care what TV show you work on, even a movie for that matter, it's all about time and money eventually.
Nicholas Lea
It seems there's a sliding scale between the money they spend on a movie and its creativity.
Nicholas Lea
I think somebody who speaks the language is going to notice immediately that I'm not Russian.
Nicholas Lea
It changed my life in a lot of ways – before I got that role I was just going from job to job, not really having enough money to be able to do what I wanted to do.
Nicholas Lea
I'm living in L.A. but my heart's in Vancouver.
Everything has an end.
You can be in an acting class all you want, but you don't fully learn until you get off that stage and in front of a camera.
Nicholas Lea
I would like to look back on my career and be proud of what I've done.
I wanted more in depth ideas about the character and it never came.
Comedy and drama are both challenging to me.
When you're doing a series like this, you're constantly looking for new ways to excite your audience.
Nicholas Lea
I'm trying to do the kind of projects that I want to see in the theatre.
Nicholas Lea
Supporting characters add depth to a story, and great actors leave their imprint with the audience.
Nicholas Lea
It's not that fun to just play a villain, without any reasoning behind it.
Nicholas Lea
It's certainly more interesting for me as an actor, but I think it's also more interesting for the audience to see three-dimensional characters, rather than just a bad guy or a good guy.
Nicholas Lea
So, I completely and utterly support David and Gillian's decision to go to Los Angeles, but I think that Vancouver is the perfect location for the show.
Nicholas Lea
At Christmas, 'It's a Wonderful Life' makes me cry in exactly the same places every time, even though I know it's coming.
Nicholas Lea
It makes you realise that people are the same wherever you go.
I've spent so much time the last seven, eight years in Los Angeles, away from my family, away from my friends, away from the city that is my favourite place to be and I just want to come here and have a proper life.
Nicholas Lea
My sister is a nurse and saves people's lives.
I really enjoy the people. I find them to be better educated and wittier.
I just wanted to act. I didn't want to do anything else.
And I've been lucky in that I haven't had another job besides acting in the last five years.
Nicholas Lea
L.A. to me is not really an attractive place.
My heritage is English, so I'm proud to be back here.
There's one site where you can buy pictures of me for five bucks a pop.
Nicholas Lea
My goal is to be living back in Canada as soon as I can, hopefully somewhere in the Gulf Islands.
Nicholas Lea
I think everyone has some fascination with what's outside our existence. It's a constant journey to find the truth.
Nicholas Lea
I felt that K wasn't getting a fair shake anyway.
We both have a great loyalty to it, and I think that it's important to give it our best shot.
Nicholas Lea