Nicholas X. Parsons


Personal Info

  • Birth Name: Nicholas Xaver Parsons
  • Height: 6' 0½" (1.84 m)


Nicholas X. Parsons is an American actor and documentary filmmaker. He grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia. During high school he attended The Governor’s School for the Arts and studied Theater for 4 years under the direction of Michael S. Tick. He is also a graduate from George Mason University, receiving a B.A. in Acting. Upon graduation, Nicholas began a 1 year study of ‘The Michael Chekhov Technique’ taught under the tutelage of Yuri Kordonsky, and had the privilege of being directed by him in ‘Antigone’ at the now defunct Classika Theatre. Through this experience, Nicholas was encouraged to pursue a career path towards his original dream to work in film and television. Having no formal training in acting for the camera, Mr. Parsons began studies with Keith Flippen at ‘The Actor’s Place’ for 2 years. He stayed local to the South-East market to gain knowledge, experience, and to learn the craft of the business. In time, and with patience, Mr. Parsons began working with some of the biggest names in the business on projects all over the Southeast. Nicholas’s theatrical break came playing the ‘Motel Clerk’ in the dark comedy Pain & Gain (2013), opposite Tony Shalhoub, Mark Wahlberg, and Dwayne Johnson under the direction of Michael Bay. For the small screen he is best known from Necessary Roughness (2011), playing the quirky computer hacker sidekick ‘Stanzi Palmer’. He also had the opportunity to be directed by Taika Waititi early in his career in an episode of the short lived TV series The Inbetweeners (2012). Nicholas X. Parsons continues to play a diverse range of characters in many different genres: From the dramatic lead in the Christian themed film Power of the Air (2018), starring opposite the legendary Patty Duke, (in what would be her last cinematic role); to the big budget Rom-Com The Lovebirds (2020). For his most recent project, Nicholas brings to life the endearing Ned, in the Indie film Palmer, Produced by Charles B. Wessler, directed by Fisher Stevens, and starring Justin Timberlake. Outside of acting Nicholas X. Parsons is producing, writing, directing, and editing his documentary feature A Horse of a Different Color (2021). The story is about his friendship with Jeff Watkins: “A blind, physically disabled advocate, struggling to be normal in an able bodied abnormal world.”


  • Movie Name


  • The Lovebirds

    Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Romance, Thriller

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Trailers & Videos


The Lovebirds (2020) - Official Trailer