Nicholas Lea

Nicholas Lea ( born June 22, 1962 in New Westminster, British Columbia as Nicholas Christopher Schroeder ) is a Canadian actor who was known to the German public by the television series The X-Files, in which Lea played the role of " Alex Krycek ".


Lea made ​​his feature film debut in 1989 in the small film productions, but he got his first leading role in 1991 as " Officer Enrico Caruso " in the Canadian television series The chief of police. Later he was still with in several episodes of the popular TV series The X-Files that something like the breakthrough in his career meant for Nicholas Lea as a performer. In the following years he also played in several episodes of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. There he took on the role of a nightclub owner, with Catherine Willows, was played by Marg Helgenberger, dating briefly.

Filmography (selection)


  • Nicholas Lea had before he played the role of Alex Krycek on The X-Files, 1x13 in a brief cameo as a certain Michel, the victim of a murder should be.