Stephen Nichols (Tucker McCall on The Young and the Restless)

Current Character: Tucker McCall

Birthday: 1951-02-19

Birthplace: Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Marital Status: Married (Lisa- 3 children, Vanessa, Aaron, Dylan.)


Stephen was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. At age eight, his family moved to Dayton, Ohio, USA, where he graduated from Meadowdale High School. After graduation, Stephen moved to Los Angeles after passing up an art scholarship to Ohio State University, to join the Self-Realization Fellowship Center with the intention of becoming a monk. Three years later, Stephen turned to acting, and studied at the Los Angeles City College Theater Academy.

After his studies, he appeared in numerous stage productions in Los Angeles, performing in such plays as 'Delirious', 'The Cage', 'Love Letters', and 'Death of a Salesman'. Stephen's first feature film debut, was Choices, with Demi Moore. After this film he played in various other movies, as well as television shows, such as Empty Nest, and L.A. Law, as well as Melrose Place. After this, he could be found in daytime drama, working on 'Santa Barbara', Days of Our Lives, and General Hospital. He is back on Days of Our Lives, portraying his award winning character, Steve.

Stephen, his wife Lisa, and their three children, Vanessa, Aaron and Dylan, reside in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Career Highlights

The Young and the Restless - Tucker McCall (January 27 2010 - January 29, 2013)
Days of Our Lives - Steve 'Patch' Johnson (1985 to October 23rd, 1990; June 9th, 2006 - February 18 2009; August 28 2015 - Present)
General Hospital - Stefan Cassadine (July 1996 to January 16, 2002; June 2nd, 2003 to October 16th, 2003)
Empty Nest - Matt (1995)
Santa Barbara - Dr. Skyler Gates (1992)
Days of Our Lives - Steven 'Patch' Johnson (1985 to October 1990, July 2006 - Present)
Wizards and Warriors - Ogden; "Dungeon of Death" (episode # 1.7) (1983)
Merchants of Venus (1998)
Deep Cover - Dutch (1996)
The Glass Cage (1996)
Cover Me - Dimitri (1995)
Phoenix - McClain

Awards & Acclaim

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (as Steve "Patch" Johnson, 1988)
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role (as Patch Nichols, 1986)
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Lead Actor (as Patch 1988)
Soap Opera Digest Award Outstanding Hero (as Patch 1989)
Soap Opera Digest Award Favorite Super couple (with Mary Beth Evans 1989)
Soap Opera Digest Award Nominee, Outstanding Super couple (with Mary Beth Evans,1990)


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