About Nicole Elizabeth Berger
Nicole Elizabeth Berger is a multi-talented actress, singer, pianist, and model known for her roles in the films Runt (2020), Clover (2020), The Place of No Words (2019), All At Once (2016), Prescient (2015), The Longest Week (2014) and Goldberg, P.I. (2011). She recently completed filming of Black Spines, a horror-thriller in post-production (2023). Nicole is also known for her lead roles in two short films, Ali’s Realm (2020) and Five Teenagers Walk Into a Bar (2019), which premiered at film festivals in 2020. This brings Nicole to 10 movie credits.
Nicole was born on November 27, 2003 in New York, NY to parents, Harvey and Chrysanthi Berger. Her father is an entrepreneur, physician-scientist, life-sciences executive and philanthropist, with an M.D. degree from Yale School of Medicine. Her mother is a philanthropist and classical violinist with advanced degrees from the Manhattan School of Music and was concertmaster at LaGuardia High School of Music and Art. Nicole began studying piano and violin at age 5 and began her career in modeling and print advertising at a young age, having worked for Toys “R” Us and Saks Fifth Avenue before appreciating her passion for acting and music. She has experience in commercials and voice-overs and enjoys film and theatre. Nicole studied in the Drama Studio at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York, NY and graduated from Concord Academy in Concord, MA in 2022. Nicole also attended the Yale University Summer Drama Conservatory for Actors (2021) and the Margie Haber Studio, Hollywood, CA (2022). She will be attending the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University starting in 2023 as a Theater, Dance and Media concentrator.
After discovering her passion for the performing arts, Nicole starred in several films. In 2016, Nicole was cast as the lead in All At Once, which tells the story of a young artist who takes in his best friend’s daughters after they died in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center towers. Nicole plays the younger of the two daughters, Grace. The film premiered at the Napa Valley Film Festival in 2016 and was released on streaming services in March 2018.
In 2017, Nicole filmed Clover, a comedic crime drama and played the movie’s namesake, a young girl named Clover. The film was released in April 2020. In 2018, Nicole played one of the lead roles, Esmeralda — an enchanted fairy — in the fantasy-reality film, The Place of No Words. This film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April 2019. Nicole also completed filming the Indie thriller, Runt, in which she played the lead, Cecily, opposite Disney-star, Cameron Boyce. The film premiered at the Mammoth Film Festival in February 2020 and was released in select theaters in the US and on streaming channels in October 2020.
Most recently, she starred in the short-film, Ali’s Realm, a stunning story in which Nicole played Ali, a teenager who stands up to bullying and deals with the death of her closest friend. The film highlights a 7′ tall alien, Charlie, who walks through the streets and parks of New York City along with his dear friend, Ali. This film premiered at the New York Film Festival in May 2020. She also starred in the short film, Five Teenagers Walk Into a Bar, a current-day story of high-school students lost in the desert and coming across a very unexpected environment and unusual people.
The Place of No Words received the award for best film by the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy, and Runt received the audience award at Mammoth Film Festival for best feature-length film, and its director/writer received recognition as best director by the Festival. In 2021, Nicole was chosen as the Best Teen Actress in a Streaming Film released in 2021 by the Young Artist Academy Award for her work in Clover. She also received recognition with an Award of Excellence for her role as lead actress in Ali’s Realm, which was chosen as the 2020 winner of the Best Shorts Competition in Los Angeles, CA.
Nicole has performed in renditions of The Nutcracker and played one of the lead roles as Miss Honey in Matilda and Maria in West Side Story in a Palm Beach community theater. She has studied acting with Susan Batson and Stacey Pianko, vocal and musical theater with Trapper Felides, Jennifer Yormak, and Peter Jones, and ballet with Ina Haybaeck-Rogers (AMDA College of the Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA). At LaGuardia, she worked closely in all aspects of drama and film with Naima Moffett-Warden, her lead drama instructor.
In addition to her passion for the arts, she is dedicated to helping animals, along with her younger sister, Isabella Grace Berger. Nicole is an avid reader, enjoys studying astronomy when she is not immersed in theater and reading contemporary plays, is an avid linguist learning Mandarin and Greek, and loves to travel.
Nicole Elizabeth Berger
Multi-talented actress, singer, pianist, and model with ten movie credits. Dedicated to pursuing her passion for the the performing arts.
- Young Artist Award 2021 – Best Performance in a Streaming Film (Clover)
- Best Shorts Award of Excellence for Lead Actress 2020 (Ali’s Realm)
Carl Rumbaugh (23 MG)
Acting Training & Education
- Harvard University, Theater, Dance & Media, Class of 2027
- Yale University, Summer Drama Conservatory for Actors, 2021
- Margie Haber Studio
- Susan Batson, Stacey Pianko, Naima Moffett-Warden – Acting Coaches
Talent Agent: Paul Santana (IAG)
Public Relations: Jill Fritzo PR
Credits / Film & TV
Jordon Foss (Dir)
Grace Clarke (Lead)
6-year Old Girl (Supporting)
William Coakley (Dir)