The steps to becoming a big wig in any industry start off slowly, and in a career such as acting, it is never too early or late to begin. In any case, any experience is important and for actress Nicole de Boer, the same applies. Her career in acting began at a very young age with a lead role in a school production of The Wizard of Oz, this career expanded, became larger than her humble beginnings and has covered a span of over twenty decades. Keep reading to learn more about this Canadian actress.
Nicole de Boer was born on the 20th of December in 1970 in the city of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. There is currently no information about her immediate nuclear family, her high school education or the university she probably attended. There is, however, an interesting fact about her last name; Boer. The name translates to the word ‘farmer’ in Dutch and apparently having Boer as a last name is commonplace in the Netherlands.
At the age of seven, she got the lead role of Dorothy in her school’s production of the Wizard of Oz. In an interview, she stated that this action stunned and shocked her family members. Her first role in a movie was in the 1981 TV special Freddie the Freeloader’s Christmas Dinner, acting alongside Red Skeleton and Vincent Price and an uncredited role in the television show Standing Room Alone.
These movies were the gateway to a career in acting. The first major role Nicole de Boer landed came seven years later in the television series 9B – she appeared in eight episodes and was cast in the role of Erin Jones. The following years found her cast in more movies and TV shows, some of which are; Family Pictures (1993), National Lampoon’s Senior Trip (1995), and The Counterfeit Contessa (1994).
It was, however, after her role as Lieutenant Ezri Daxin in all the episodes of the seventh season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1998-9) which also happened to be the final season of the show, that she became popular as an actress. With the role of Sarah Bracknell Bannerman in the television series; The Dead Zone (2002-7), she also garnered more popularity for herself. On the show, she signed a five-year contract but it was unfortunately cancelled before the period elapsed.
These were the roles that gave her fame and global renown. Her most recent appearance on the screen is in the television series; Private Eyes (2016-8) in the role of Becca Dorsay.
Nicole de Boer’s career is not just limited to acting, she also produces movies. In 2016, she co-produced the independent film Stronger and has also declared her intentions to start writing her own movies. Boer is not only involved in the creation of movies, this actress models as well.
Nicole de Boer’s Spouse and Kids
This Canadian actress once dated and got married to musician John Kastner, he is the lead singer of the hardcore punk band; Asexuals and works as a guitarist and singer for the alternative bands Doughboys and All Systems Go! All these bands are located in Montreal, Canada.
The couple had a quiet wedding ceremony in December of 1999. However, they split up and got a divorce in 2012, after over a decade spent as a couple. Since her divorce from Kastner, she has not publicly dated anyone. They have a daughter who was born in January 2007; her name is Summer Lee Kastner.
The net worth of Nicole de Boer has never been publicly disclosed but with a career that runs into thirty years, although with what was like a hiatus while she was in school, it is safe to say that her net worth can be estimated to be around the figure of $4 million. It is believed that her modelling stint brings in about $750,000 in earnings while the expected salary of an actress with her experience ranges from $200,000 to $1 million.
As a model and actress which Nicole de Boer is, it is important to maintain a certain figure and this is a feat that Boer has achieved, with a weight at 54 kg and height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.64 m). Her body measurements are 30-26-33 (inches) for breast-waist-hips.