1 july, 1971
Nicholson was born and raised in Medford, Massachusetts (outside Boston), and is the eldest of four siblings. Nicholson moved to New York which led to a modeling career in Paris. She attended Hunter College as a General Studies Major. She is married to British actor Jonathan Cake. The couple met playing a couple in a HBO pilot "Marriage" directed by Michael Apted. They have two children, a son Ignatius, and a daughter Phoebe. The family splits their time between New York and London.