|April 16, 1990|
|Place of Birth|
Lorraine Broussard Nicholson (born April 16, 1990) is an American actress and director. Besides being known for being the daughter of Jack Nicholson, she is known for playing Alana Blanchard in the biographical film Soul Surfer (2011).
Nicholson was born in Los Angeles to actor Jack Nicholson and actress Rebecca Broussard. She was named after her father’s aunt. She has a younger brother, Raymond, as well as three older half-siblings through her father; two half-sisters, Jennifer Nicholson and Honey Hollman, and a half-brother, Caleb Goddard. She was three years old when her parents separated. In 2008, she graduated from Brentwood School in Brentwood, California.
Nicholson's first on-screen appearance was as an extra, at the age of 13, in her father's movie Something's Gotta Give. In 2008, she provided the voice of Katie in animated film Fly Me to the Moon.
After mostly minor roles as a child actor, Nicholson landed her first major role in Soul Surfer, playing Bethany Hamilton's best friend Alana Blanchard, who was there to help her after a shark attack took her left arm. As Blanchard was a competitive surfer, Nicholson had to take a crash course in wave riding.
|Height||5 ft 8 in / 171 cm|
|Weight||123 lb / 56 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||8 US|
|Race / ethnicity||White|