Nicola Reynolds (born 1972 in Pontypridd, Glamorgan) appeared on Coronation Street in two roles: firstly as WPC Tate who in March 1996 accompanied PC Marsh to arrest Jim McDonald for harassing his wife Liz; and she returned to the programme in August 1998 as the Niece of an American Customer shopping in Firman's Freezers, who manager Curly Watts mistakenly thought was his new boss.

Her other credits include roles in Lucky Bag, High Hopes, Clocking Off, The Story of Tracy Beaker, Ideal, Stella, Doctors and the films Human Traffic, Sex Lives of the Potato Men, The Machine and Benny & Jolene. On stage she has appeared in productions of Maid Marian and her Merry Men; Dead Funny; Much Ado About Nothing; To Sir, With Love and Mother Courage and Her Children.