Nyell Segura Biography home

Born into a diverse family of musicians, artists, filmmakers, and scientists, Nyell Segura grew up on the outskirts of New York City. His rich multi-ethnic and multi-racial heritage makes him a handsome and unique screen and stage personality. Nyell was born with exceptional athletic abilities and works daily to hone the strength and fluidity of his body and intellect, all while perfecting the precision of his craft. His natural grace and charisma emanates and charms as he pursues his career in acting with immense enthusiasm and love.

Most recently, Nyell co-starred in The CW Network's hit television series, The Vampire Diaries season six premiere. Nyell also booked the lead role of "Bob Ford" in the new feature film My Many Sons (Dir. Ralph E. Portillo)It is based on the inspiring true story of college basketball coach Don Meyer's tragedy, team, and legacy. Nyell is also the lead actor in the incredibly dynamic role of “Zayvian” in the exciting feature film 59 Seconds (Dir. Benedict Dorsey). Here, he stars opposite Pruitt Taylor Vince, Octavius J. Johnson, and Donzaleigh Abernathy. His theatre experience includes such roles as “Paul” in the New York theatre production of The Den of Thieves (Dir. of Theatre Susan Pilar) and as “Al” in Tea and Sympathy (Chatham Theatre Group).

Nyell studied Monologue Intensives with Karen Kohlhaas, Scene Study at the Terry Schreiber Studio with Peter Jensen and Susan Pilar, and also Vocal Production with Page Clements. He has also worked with Anthony Grasso and Thompson Milam in On-Camera TV/Film and with Fay Simpson of The Impact Theatre in Movement and Film Technique.

While he excels at virtually all athletic endeavors, he is a particularly talented basketball player. Nyell also loves to swim, hike, run, sing, and practice yoga, and he is fascinated by the study of cosmology, philosophy, literature, and environmental issues. His many talents combine to make him a natural born explorer, both of the physical and intellectual realms.