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He mentioned in an interview he was living out of his car and sleeping on friends’ couches for some time afterwards.
Nichols has been friends with fellow actor Jake Gyllenhaal since the two met on the set of in 2004.
Nichols wanted to be an actor for much of his early life.
His acting career began when he gatecrashed a party at the Sundance Film Festival and was signed by a manager.
Nichols initially wished to attend the University of Texas, but moved to LA after his signing and enrolled instead at the University of Southern California, graduating in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Although Nichols had guest appearances in , a 2003 independent film directed by John P.
Following another guest spot in , opposite Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany.
The film was well received by critics, though it only did reasonably well at the US box office.
While at Mc Callum High School in central Austin, he played basketball but was “absolutely awful”.
Alongside his acting career, Nichols maintains a strong interest in cinema.
He keeps a log of every film he sees: “I take it to the movies and write down who does the music, edits, directs, and how long the film is.” Claire Oswalt, an ex-girlfriend, said in a 2003 interview that Nichols watches an average of 20 movies a week.
Since beginning filming , he has also taken up surfing, which he finds “very therapeutic and healing”.
Nichols dated artist Claire Oswalt for seven years before breaking off their engagement in 2004.
Nichols himself has stated: “If I’m not working, I spend almost half my day at theaters or watching DVDs at my house.” He especially admires Hal Ashby, Sam Fuller, and John Ford.