Nick Basta
Nick Basta
Portrays Townsman #2
Occupation Actor
Born Nicholas Anthony Marcus Basta
Syracuse, New York, USA
Years Active Unknown-present
Gender Male
Hair Black
Ethnicity Caucasian-American
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Nick Basta is an American actor who portrays an unnamed townsman in Season 1 of CBS' Under the Dome.


Nick Basta holds an M.F.A. from the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard. His on-screen career began in the now booming New Orleans where, with the help of late agent, Claudia Speicher, he booked many features and commercials. After graduate school, Nick moved to NYC, where successes included recurring roles on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Nick has most recently been seen in TV series such as Banshee, Being Mary Jane, Under the Dome, and in the recurring role of Corporal Eastin on AMC's spy drama, TURN: Washington's Spies. Nick's passion for theatre began at an early age in his hometown of Syracuse, NY and continues in his current hometown of Wilmington, NC. On-stage performances include True West, and the lead role in Willy Wonka.

A director, producer and aspiring screenwriter, Nick inspires local actors through his work at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington as professor of theatre.

Selected FilmographyEdit

  • Safe Haven as Impatent Bus Customer
  • American Dream as Sam
  • Well Wishes as Shane
  • Pendulum Swings as Jimmy
  • Law & Order as James
  • Being Mary Jane as Robert
  • The Vampire Diaries as Deputy Traveler
  • As the World Turns as Cop #3


Season 1 appearances
"Pilot" "The Fire" "Manhunt" "Outbreak" "Blue on Blue"
"The Endless Thirst" "Imperfect Circles" "Thicker Than Water" "The Fourth Hand" "Let the Games Begin"
"Speak of the Devil" "Exigent Circumstances" "Curtains"

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