Nicholas Laframboise
“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”
– Ernest Hemingway

Nicholas Laframboise grew up between Montreal and the Eastern Townships of Quebec where he spent most of his youth in the outdoors or in organized sports. Nicholas discovered he had a knack for acting when in the third grade he performed as Pantalone in his grades Commedia Dell’Arte production. His interest grew into a passion in high school theatre at Lower Canada College in productions such as, The Laramie Project where he played the antagonist Aaron McKinney and then at Lakefield College School in Ontario where he starred as Jean Paul Marat in Marat/Saad and Algernon Moncrieff in The Importance of Being Earnest. He was also a very active athlete and scholar who was elected head-boy, captained the Rugby and Ski Teams and graduated as valedictorian. Nicholas then went to the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and obtained a degree in International Relations and Modern History with Honours. During his four-year stint in Scotland, he decided to put acting aside and focused on his academics.

After graduating he returned to his native Montreal where he worked before rediscovering his love for the performing arts through an improv class at The Second City. He then moved to Toronto where he trained at Toronto Film School. While Nicholas has had the pleasure of taking on challenging characters, such as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire and Joe Pitt in Angels in America, that have helped to push his emotional range as an actor.

He is bilingual in English and French and proficient in multiple accents. Having had the opportunity to star in 7 short films, as well as write and direct one himself, Nicholas hopes to pursue a career in both film and theatre. Nicholas has continued to train at the Actor’s Imagination Studio in Toronto. When he is not acting Nicholas can often be found enjoying the outdoors, reading a good book, or cooking.