Lorenzo Caccialanza (Nico on Days of Our Lives)

Current Character: Nico

Birthday: 1955-01-28

Birthplace: Born in Cologno Monzese, Italy


Born near Milan in Cologno Monzese, Italy, Caccialanza is best known for his work as Nick Schillace on CBS’s Knots Landing (1991-1993). He also appeared on Bold and the Beautiful(1997) and has guest starred on many prime time shows, such as Acapulco H.E.A.T. (1993), Alias (2003-2005), Murder, She Wrote (1995), and Renegade (1996). No stranger to the big screen, Caccialanza has appeared in Die Hard (1988), Just Married (2003), and, most recently, Monster-in-Law (2005). Caccialazna came to Days of Our Lives to play the role of Nico in 1988, and was a regular from 1988-1991 and has appeared in the same role frequently from 1999-present. On the personal side, Caccialanza is a Capricorn and is said to have dated actress Jane Fonda.

Career Highlights

Days of Our Lives (1965) TV Series Nico (1988-1991/1999, 2005- Present) (Recurring Role)
Alias -Fait Accompli - Chancellor- (2005)
Prelude - Team Leader - (2003)
Red Is the Color of - Carlo- (2005)
Monster-in-Law - Signor Ramondi- (2005) (uncredited)
Just Married - Italian Man- (2003)
Bold and the Beautiful - Antonio Giovanni - (1997)
In Dark Places -Mortuary Father - (1997)
Murder, She Wrote - Shooting in Rome (1995)
Don Juan DeMarco-Maitre D'- (1995) (Uncredited)
Acapulco H E A T - Sergio Lanti -Code Name: Million Dollar Ladies (1993)
Entangled (1993) Mark Merylle
Tarzan - Tarzan and the Fugitive's Revenge - Bruno Valletti- (1992)
Knots Landing (1979) - Nick Shillace/Dimitri Pappas (1990-1991, 1992-1993)
Funny About Love - Sotto Voce Maitre d' - (1990)
Die Hard - Marco- (1988)

Awards & Acclaim

Cacialanza is the son of Aldo and Aldina Caccialanza. He was born in Cologno Monzese, Italy but naturalized as a U.S. citizen.

He has appeared as a recurring role on DOOL since 1988, returning now and again to play one of Victor's henchman, 'Nico'.

He has also portrayed Antonio Giovanni in the daytime drama Bold and the Beautiful in 1997.

Caccialanza has appeared in various primetime shows such as Knott's Landing and Alias, as well as several parts in films such as 'Die Hard', and 'Monster-in-law'.