Alec Nicoll

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Alec Nicoll
Biographical Information








Physical Description

6' 0"


165 lbs





Political Information

United Federation of Planets


USS Pacifica NCC-72545


Assistant Chief Science Officer



Played By:

John Mansell

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Physical Appearance

Height: 6' 0"

Weight: 165lbs

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Blue/Green

Description: Slightly taller than average height and slightly built.

Personality & Traits

General Overview:

Generally quiet and unassuming. Usually polite and reserved in his opinions making him usually likeable though unremarkable.

Strengths & Weaknesses:

Insightful and academically precocious. Physically fit, though not particularly strong. Nervous and prone to errors in combat and other such stressful circumstances. Competent in a wide range of fields and able in many but lacking in focus.


Keen to return to Romulus, where several of his adoptive family have now moved and which he once visited in 2375, though relations between the Federation and Romulan Star Empire make this difficult. Still holding onto the determination he had in his youth to make a contribution to the science of Artificial Lifeforms and Intelligent Systems.

Hobbies & Interests:

Violin, Running, Cats.


Federation Standard, Romulan.


Father: Roy Nicoll - Originally from Mars. Merchant by trade. Killed during trading mission close to Klingon-Cardassian Border in 2373.

Mother: Lilya Alkaev - Originally from Rigel III. Merchant by trade. Killed with husband Roy.

Siblings: None

Children: None

Adoptive Family: On the death of his parents Alec was staying on Unroth III inside Romulan Territory with with the family of Narel, a friend of his father's. He continued to live here until in 2376 he successfully applied to Starfleet Academy for the second time. Alec remains in contact with Narel, his wife Nevala and their two daughters, Vallera and Karina.


Childhood & Early Life

Due to his parent's lives as merchants, although the family home was on Mars, he spent large portions of his early life travelling with his parents aboard their freighter the Black Thistle, which Alec's father Roy had taken over from his father Ramsey. He was involved by his parents in negotiations and trading deals from a young age and quickly became a competent engineer and particularly proficient with computer systems. However, as his father often told his associates, his son continually displayed an inability to barter, a naivity in trading, and a lack of interest in a good deal. This disappointment led to several arguments as Alec entered his teenage years. It was after one of these, when Alec was briefly staying with his father's friend Narel on Unroth III, that the Black Thistle went missing close to the Klingon-Cardassian border in 2373 and was presumed destroyed. Alec continued to live with Narel and his family thereafter. Away from the constraints of a merchant's life his interest in science blossomed. In 2375 at Narel's encouragement Alec applied to Starfleet Academy at the age of 17. His application was unsuccessful on this attempt, but he was accepted the following year.

Starfleet Academy

Characterised by it's frequent highs and lows, the Academy was a turbulent time of Alexander's life. He was widely regarded to be near the top of his class by almost all of his instructors, but continually failed to deliver in assessments. He was encouraged by several of his superiors, that although he was widely regarded as an able and widely liked cadet, perhaps Starfleet was not for him, and he would do better pursuing a career in research. His adoptive father convinced him to remain at the Academy and Alec graduated in 2379. One of his instructors found his first placement for him at the Daystrom Institute, and although this was not a conventional posting for a Starfleet officer, a two year sabbatical placement was approved.

Starfleet Career

Daystrom Institute


Starbase 456


USS Pacifica


Service Record

R-C-1.png Starfleet Academy | Cadet | 2376
R-C-2.png Starfleet Academy | Cadet | 2377
R-C-3.png Starfleet Academy | Cadet | 2378
R-C-4.png Starfleet Academy | Cadet | 2379
T-O-1.png Daystrom Institute - Theoretical Sensor Imaging Group | Junior Resarch Assistant | 2380
T-O-1.png Starbase 456 | Computer Systems Specialist | 2382
T-O-2.png Starbase 456 | Science Officer | 2382
T-O-2.png USS Pacifica | Assistant Chief Science Officer | 2384

Mission Participation

Total: 1

Character Awards

Billet Information

Preceded by:
USS Pacifica Assistant Chief Science Officer
2384 - present
Succeeded by: