Nicky Endres – Fast Facts To Know About The One Day at a Time Star

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Nicky Endres – born September 30, 1982, is 41 years old. The Korean-American actress is best known for projects like The Dropout, One Day at a Time, and NCIS: Los Angeles. Apart from the foregoing, she has appeared in almost 30 projects on both the big and small screens. She has also played some behind the scene roles as a writer and co-producer in the television special, Asian American Eyz’d: An Immigrant Comedy Special.

Profile summary of Nicky Endres
  • Birth name: Nicholas Charles Endres
  • Date of birth: September 30, 1982
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Place of birth: Seoul, South Korea
  • Nationality: Korean-American
  • Education: Lawrence University
  • Marital status: Single
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
  • Occupation: actor, writer, co-producer
  • Years active: 2006 to date

Where is Nicky Endres from?

Nicky Endres is from South Korea. Named Nicholas Charles Endres at birth, the actress was born in Seoul, South Korea, on the 30th of September 1982. As such, Endres is currently 41 years old.

Nicky came into the world as a male however, the Korean native soon realized she didn’t fit into the sexuality nature chose for her. This led Endres to declare herself a Non-Binary Transfeminine Queer. Since then, her preferred pronouns have been they/them & she/her; honorific “Mx.”

Though her place of birth is Seoul, South Korea, Nick was adopted and raised in Wisconsin in the United States of America. Her nationality is thus listed as Korean-American but she belongs to Asian ethnic background.

Endres hasn’t mentioned anything about her birth family and nothing is known about the family that adopted and raised her in the United States.

Talking about her academic journey, the actress attended one of the local high schools in Wisconsin and when it was time for her to proceed to college in 2001, she chose Lawrence University. Nicky Endres completed her studies in 2005, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Theatre.

What does Nicky Endres do for a living?

Nicky Endres is an actress. She launched her acting career in 2006 when she played a minor role as a waiter in the movie, First Sight. Before the end of the year, she appeared in another film, Unwritten Laws, and in one episode of the TV series, Heroes in an uncredited role as an Asian Teen.

2007 was the most productive year for Endres as she recorded appearances in five productions – the series, Drake & Josh (one episode) and four movies, Finishing the Game, F*ck You Pay Me!, Unspeakable, and Personality Crisis. In 2008, she scored only one role in Float, and in 2009 appeared in two projects, the series, Pushing Daisies (one episode) and the film, Crush.

Nick started 2010 with a role on the television series, Clapperboard Guy Victorious, and in 2011, the Korean-born actress recorded three gigs in the series, L.A., I Hate You and movies, In the Restroom, and S the DAll About Christmas Eve and one TV series, Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 (two episodes) came Nicky Endres’ way in 2012.

In 2013, she landed one role in one episode of the series, Sullivan & Son, and in 2014, depicted the character of Josi in Laps (eight episodes). She was seen in the movies, Check, Please! and International Male in 2015, Nicky Endres recorded one of her most recent movie appearances in 2020 on the set of Someone I Used to Know as Josi.

Her break-out role was scored in the series, One Day at a Time where she breathed life into the character of Cynthia between 2019 and 2020. NCIS: Los Angeles is one of her most popular projects – she worked with the production crew between 2019 and 2022, playing Kim. Nicky Endres is the CSI Tech in the series, Lucifer in 2021, and the same year, she was featured as Evelyn in Good Trouble.

Her next best-known role was witnessed as a member of the cast of The Dropout, she played Small Hyeong Seok in Lookism (2022) and is set to appear in Martinez, Margaritas, and Murder! Which is already in the post-production stage. Below is a comprehensive list of her movies and television series appearances.

Nicky Endres movies and TV shows

TV series

  • Heroes as Asian Teen – 2006
  • Drake & Josh as s3lf – 2007
  • Pushing Daisies as Tour Guide – 2009
  • Victorious as Clapperboard Guy -2010
  • L.A., I Hate You as Lak – 2011
  • Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 as Hansel – 2012
  • Sullivan & Son as Angel – 2013
  • Laps as Josi – 2014
  • One Day at a Time as Cynthia – 2019–2020
  • NCIS: Los Angeles as Kim 2019-2022
  • Lucifer as CSI Tech 2021
  • On the Verge as Driver 2021
  • Good Trouble as Evelyn – 2022
  • The Dropout as Ana Arriola – 2022
  • Lookism as Small Hyeong Seok (English version, voice) – 2022


  • First Sight as Waiter – 2006
  • Unwritten Laws as Balaton – 2006
  • Finishing the Game as Man #5 – 2007
  • F*ck You Pay Me! as Clay – 2007
  • Unspeakable as Doris Hickle Donnie Mihn Endres – 2007
  • Personality Crisis as Pool Party Attendee – 2007
  • Float as Bok Choi – 2008
  • Crush as Christian Highsmith – 2009
  • S the D as Aj -2011
  • In the Restroom as Assistant – 2011
  • All About Christmas Eve as Drag Queen #1 – 2012
  • Check, Please! As Josh – 2015
  • International Male as Jae – 2015
  • Someone I Used to Know as Josi – 2020

Nicky has recorded a few behind the scene roles

Apart from her onscreen role, Nicky Endres has recorded some behind-the-scene roles in the entertainment industry. She takes the credit for writing the 2021 TV special, Asian American Eyz’d: An Immigrant Comedy Special. In addition, Nicky worked as co-producer of the same television special.

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