Denise Nicholas Bio, Age, Height, Husbands, Bill Withers, Net Worth

Dennis Nichols Biography

Detroit Michigan native, Denise Nichols is an American retired actress and social worker, best known for her role as high-school guidance counselor Liz McIntyre in Room 222.

Nichols is also known for her role as High-School Guidance Counselor Liz McIntyre. As an activist, she was involved in the civil rights movement.

Denise Nichols Age

Nichols was born on July 12, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, USA, she is 75 years old as of 2019.

Denise Nichols Parents

Nicolas Lewis is the daughter of Caroline and Otto Nichols. She spent her early childhood in Detroit, but later moved to Milan, Michigan, a small town south of Ann Arbor, after her mother remarried Robert Bergen.

Denise Nichols husband

Gilbert Moses

Nicholas has married and divorced three times. His first marriage was to Gilbert Moses. At the time they met, Gilbert was the head of the Free Southern Theater in New Orleans. The couple married in May 1964 at the American Theater in New York. However, they divorced in 1967.

Denise Nichols photo

Bill Withers and Denise Nichols Marriage

Her second marriage was in 1973 when she married soul singer-songwriter Bill Withers on January 17. Their marriage did not last long and a little over a year ago the couple started having problems.

Nichols told authorities in November 1972 that Withers had beaten her at his motel after threatening to end their relationship over the telephone. However, Nichols refused to press charges. They filed for divorce in April 1974 and finalized in December 1974.

Jim Hill

Her third and final marriage was to CBS Sports anchor Jim Hill in 1981. Nichols and Jim met in June 1980 while reading a Sacramento poem. They got married on Valentine’s Day in 1981 but separated in October 1981.

Nicholas also filed for divorce but soon the reconciliation took place. However, the couple parted ways for the last time in 1984. Their divorce was finalized in 1987.

Dennis Nichols Height

Nicholas stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Denise Nichols net worth

Nicholas has an estimated net worth of around $3 million.

Denise Nichols Education

Nicolas attended Milan High School, from where he graduated in 1961. While in high school, on August 25, 1960, Nicholas appeared on the cover of Jet magazine as a prospect of a future school teacher at the National High School Institute at Northwestern University.

She left and joined the University of Michigan as a pre-law major, but later switched to Latin-American politics, Spanish and English. However, during his sophomore year, Nichols dropped out of the University of Michigan and moved to New York City, where he began working for the J Walter Thompson (JWT) advertising firm.

She later joined Tulane University, where she majored in Fine Arts. During the Civil Rights Movement, Nichols still left university to join the Free Southern Theater (FST).

Dennis Nichols Career

Nichols made his television acting debut in 1968 with an episode of It Takes a Thief. From 1970 to 1972, she received 3 consecutive Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a Drama TV Series. There were nominations for her role as Liz McIntyre in the ABC comedy-drama series Room 222.

Nichols won two Image Awards in 1976 for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role of Beth Foster in Let’s Do It Again (1975).

In 1978, she played Olivia Ellis on Baby, I’m Back, a sitcom that aired on CBS. She also portrayed Harriet DeLong in the cast of NBC/CBS’ In the Heat of the Night (1989–95). Nichols wrote six episodes of the series, beginning his second career as a writer.

Leave a Comment