Nicky Whelan (born 10 May 1981) is an Australian actress and model best known for her role as Pepper Steiger in the Australian soap opera Neighbours.
In November 2007, Whelan made a special appearance in Harrow, London to promote sustainable transport and initiatives that benefit the environment. She also shot some photos for Harrow’s ‘It’s Up to All of Us’ campaign. At the event, she confirmed that after Neighbours, she had been in discussions over feature films. Whelan has completed work for the movie Hollywood and Wine in Los Angeles. She co-starred with David Spade.
Whelan appeared in the final season of Scrubs as Maya, an Australian medical school student. In November 2010, Whelan appeared in a viral advert for Rökk Vodka alongside The Lonely Island. Whelan also played the role of Leigh in the 2011 film Hall Pass, which co-starred Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, and Christina Applegate. In October 2011, Whelan guest-starred as an attractive telemarketing temp in the episode “Temp-Tress” of the American sitcom Workaholics.
Whelan was born in Victoria, Australia. She is the granddaughter of Marcus Whelan, who played in the Australian Football League in the 1930s and ’40s.
She dated her Left Behind co-star, Chad Michael Murray. The couple split after a 6 month relationship.
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