Lea was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He attended art school, intending to be an illustrator. He trained as an actor at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, Charles Conrad Studios and Gastown Actor's Studio. He is also a musician, having performed as lead singer with an alternative rock band for five years in the 1980s.
His first big television role was Ricky Caruso, which he played for three years on The Commish. He also had roles on the television shows John Woo's Once a Thief, Highlander, The Outer Limits, Sliders and Lonesome Dove.
His most recent TV film was the lead role in Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye," for Fox Television.
Nicholas Lea Facts
|Birth Name||Nicholas Christopher Schroeder|
|Birthday||June 22, 1962 (57)|
|Birthplace||New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada|
|Height||6' 1" (1m85) How tall is Nicholas Lea compared to you?|