Birthplace: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Jeanne Nicole "Nikki" Griffin (born April 16, 1978) is an American actress.
Though Griffin was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi, several years of her childhood were spent living in Germany. She came back to the United States at 8 years old and went on to attend high school at New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina.
In high school, Griffin developed a love for films. She took a film class at her high school, where she was taught by Marc Matney (who is known for his voice-over work in foreign films). After she graduated from high school, Griffin moved out to Los Angeles to try to make it in the entertainment business. before she found an agent, she went to professional make-up school in Los Angeles. She is trained in both beauty and special effect make-up techniques.
Griffin obtained her first acting role on television's Dawson's Creek in 2000, and a larger role, also in 2000, in a part of the TV movie Darktales.
After a starring of small roles in television and film, Griffin landed a recurring guest-starring role on Fox's The O.C., in 2005, and then briefly in 2006. On The O.C. Griffin played party girl and drug addict Jess Sathers, also known as 'Floater Girl'. In the summer of 2005, she played Katie-Lynn Johnson in The Dukes of Hazzard, as the sexy college girl that caught the eye of cousins Bo and Luke Duke.
Griffin also had a small role in the 2006 film, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift as Cindy, the girlfriend of the jock who challenged Sean to a race with the winner getting to date her. She was cast in some other smaller films in 2006, but was cast in a larger role as Lauren in the 2009 film After Dusk They Come.
|2001||Summer Catch||Auggie's Girlfriend||Uncredited, scene cut|
|2005||Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough||Risa Howard||Direct to video|
|2005||The Dukes of Hazzard||Katie-Lynn Johnson|
|2006||The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift||Cindy|
|2006||Monster Night||Jessica||Direct to video|
|2008||Last Meal||Claire||Short film|
|2009||After Dusk They Come||Lauren|
|2009||Deep in the Valley||Babysitter #2|
|2010||Closing Time||Scorpio Girl||Short film|
|2012||Under the Gun||Maggie|
|2013||The Gamer||Katie||Short film|
|1999||Dawson's Creek||Extra||Uncredited, episode: "Escape from Witch Island"|
|2000||Darktales||Liz||Unsold television pilot|
|2004||The Young and the Restless||Coffee House Girl||Episode dated: August 12, 2004|
|2004||Dr. Vegas||Girl Gone Wild||Episode: "All In"|
|2004||Jack & Bobby||Cheerleader #1||Episode: "Lost Boys"|
|2005||Eyes||Alison Guralnick||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2005-2006||The O.C.||Jess Sathers||7 episodes|
|2006||Secrets of a Small Town||Christine||Unsold television pilot|
|2007||How I Met Your Mother||Lindsay||Episode: "We're Not from Here"|
|2008||CSI: NY||Vivian Knox||Episode: "Enough"|
|2009||Entourage||E's Date||Episode: "Drive"|
|2009||The Young and the Restless||Kelly||Role held: November 23 - December 3, 2009|
|2012||Femme Fatales||Nicole Ryan||Episode: "Family Business"|
|2012||Mad||Invisible Woman / Christmas Eve Mom / Ghost of Christmas Past (voices)||Episode: "Fantastic Four Christmases" / "Red & White Collar"|