(born January 3, 1976 in San Antonio, Texas) is an Mexican-American actor, best known for playing Alex Santiago in the TV seriesResurrection Blvd.. him also appeared in the series" true blood" 2008
Gonzalez wrapped production of two films in 2000. The first, Scenes of the Crime, premiered at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival. It starred Jeff Bridges, Jon Abrahams, and Noah Wyle. It was directed by Dominique Forma. The second film was an independent project titled Spun, starring Mena Suvari, Mickey Rourke, Brittany Murphy, and John Leguizamo. It played at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.
Gonzalez’s most well-known role also came his way in 2000, when he landed the lead in Showtime’s original movie, Resurrection Blvd., which premiered June 26, 2000. Gonzalez played Alex Santiago, a pre-med student who dropped out of school in order to become a professional boxer. The movie was successful and immediately expanded to become a regular weekly series on the network.
While continuing his work on Resurrection Blvd, Nicholas appeared in episodes of Walker, Texas Ranger and That 70’s Show. He also appeared in the film The Princess and the Barrio Boy (released as She’s in Love in Europe) with his Resurrection Blvd.co-star, Marisol Nichols.
Nicholas continued his career in films with two more titles. The first, Sea of Dreams, was filmed in Veracruz, Mexico, in May, 2003. Nick then headed off to Fiji for the summer, where he completed production ofAnacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, which opened in theaters August 27, 2004.
Nicholas can currently be seen as a recurring detective on the updated Melrose Place trying to uncover who murdered Sydney Andrews.(wikipedia)