Nichole Beattie – Inside The Life Of The Walking Dead Writer

(Last Updated On: March 11, 2021)


Nicole is a screenwriter and movie producer famously known for her work in The Walking Dead. She was born on 19th November 1976 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her parents are David Beattie and Melody Beattie. Her parents divorced when she was young and she lived with her mother and brother, Shane. Her father was an alcoholic and later on passed away. She attended Arizona State University but she quit after the sudden passing of her brother. Her brother, Shane passed on after a skiing accident in Afton Alps ski area in 1991.

She is currently divorced. She has two children Julian Ali Rapaport and Maceo Shane Rapaport. She was married to Michael Rapaport for 15 years since 2000. The reason for the divorce has not been revealed.


Nichole started off her career in the film industry in 2005. She worked as a staff essayist for the show John from Cincinnati. She has also featured her work in Prime Suspect, Sons of Anarchy and Rubicon. She was the co-maker for Prime Suspect for season one from scene nine to thirteen.

She was nominated for QFTA Television Award for best writing from her work in The Walking Dead.

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