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Craig T. Nelson

Actor | Producer | Director
KNOWN FOR 
The Incredibles (2004) | Coach (1989-1997) | Poltergeist (1982)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations More »
AKA 
Craig Nelson
NICKNAMEs  
Fish, Coach
BORN 
Apr 4, 1944 (age 72)
HEIGHT 
6' 3½" (1.92m)

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Past Film & Video (35 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (46 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Grace and FrankieGrace and Frankie (TV Series) Guy (5 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 5
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  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Zeek Braverman (103 episodes, 2010–2015), Performer ("Aura Lee") (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2010–2015 103
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  • Primary photo for Hawaii Five-0Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) Tyler Cain (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for MonkMonk (TV Series) Judge Ethan Rickover (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for CSI: NYCSI: NY (TV Series) Robert Dunbrook (3 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 3
  • Primary photo for My Name Is EarlMy Name Is Earl (TV Series) Warden Jerry Hazelwood (4 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 4
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  • Primary photo for The DistrictThe District (TV Series) Chief Jack Mannion (89 episodes, 2000–2004), Consulting Producer (67 episodes, 2000–2003), Co-Executive Producer (15 episodes, 2003–2004), Director (2 episodes, 2002–2003), Writer (Story By) (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2000–2004 89
    • Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (May 1, 2004) Chief Jack Mannion, Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Open Season (May 1, 2004) Chief Jack Mannion, Co-Executive Producer  Less
    • Ten Thirty-Three (Apr 24, 2004) Chief Jack Mannion, Co-Executive Producer, Writer (Story By)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The AgencyThe Agency (TV Series) Chief Jack Mannion (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Dirty PicturesDirty Pictures (TV Movie) Sheriff Simon Leis  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The HuntressThe Huntress (TV Series) Ralph Thorson (1 episode, 2000)  Less 2000 1
    • Pilot (Mar 7, 2000) Ralph Thorson  Less
  • Primary photo for To Serve and ProtectTo Serve and Protect (TV Mini-series) Tom Carr (2 episodes, 1999)  Less 1999 2
  • Primary photo for CreatureCreature (TV Series) Dr. Simon Chase (2 episodes, 1998)  Less 1998 2
  • Primary photo for Newton's AppleNewton's Apple (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for CoachCoach (TV Series) Coach Hayden Fox (198 episodes, 1989–1997), Director (25 episodes, 1992–1997), Writer (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1989–1997 198
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  • Primary photo for If These Walls Could TalkIf These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie) Jim Harris (segment "1996")  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Take Me Home AgainTake Me Home Again (TV Movie) Larry  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Probable CauseProbable Cause (TV Movie) Lieutenant Louis Whitmire  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Ride with the WindRide with the Wind (TV Movie) Frank Shelby, Executive Producer, Writer (Teleplay)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The SwitchThe Switch (TV Movie) Russ Fine  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Fire Next TimeThe Fire Next Time (TV Series) Drew Morgan (2 episodes, 1993)  Less 1993 2
  • Primary photo for The Josephine Baker StoryThe Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie) Walter Winchell  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Extreme Close-UpExtreme Close-Up (TV Movie) Philip  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Drug Wars: The Camarena StoryDrug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-series) Harley Steinmetz (3 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 3
    • Part 3 (Jan 9, 1990) Harley Steinmetz  Less
    • Part 2 (Jan 8, 1990) Harley Steinmetz  Less
    • Part 1 (Jan 7, 1990) Harley Steinmetz  Less
  • Primary photo for Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal StoryMurderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (TV Movie) Major Bill Harcourt  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for The Ted Kennedy Jr. StoryThe Ted Kennedy Jr. Story (TV Movie) Senator Edward Kennedy  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Alex: The Life of a ChildAlex: The Life of a Child (TV Movie) Frank Deford  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Call to GloryCall to Glory (TV Series) Colonel Raynor Sarnac (23 episodes, 1984–1985), Director (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1984–1985 23
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  • Primary photo for Private BenjaminPrivate Benjamin (TV Series) Col. Hogan / Capt. Braddock (3 episodes, 1981–1982)  Less 1981–1982 3
  • Primary photo for Chicago StoryChicago Story (TV Series) Kenneth A. Dutton (13 episodes, 1982)  Less 1982 13
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  • Primary photo for Paper DollsPaper Dolls (TV Movie) Michael Caswell  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Toast of ManhattanThe Toast of Manhattan (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Murder in TexasMurder in Texas (TV Movie) Jack Ramsey  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for Chicago StoryChicago Story (TV Movie) Kenneth A. Dutton  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for WKRP in CincinnatiWKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) Charlie Bathgate (1 episode, 1981)  Less 1981 1
  • Primary photo for Inmates: A Love StoryInmates: A Love Story (TV Movie) Daniels  Less 1981
  • Primary photo for The White ShadowThe White Shadow (TV Series) Father Phil (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The Promise of LoveThe Promise of Love (TV Movie) Major Landau  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Rage!Rage! (TV Movie) Ray  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Diary of a Teenage HitchhikerDiary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for How the West Was WonHow the West Was Won (TV Mini-series) Tugger (1 episode, 1979)  Less 1979 1
  • Primary photo for Wonder WomanWonder Woman (TV Series) Sam (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Charlie's AngelsCharlie's Angels (TV Series) Stone (1 episode, 1978)  Less 1978 1
  • Primary photo for Bachelor-at-LawBachelor-at-Law (TV Movie) Mr. Pierce  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for Mary Tyler MooreMary Tyler Moore (TV Series) Charlie (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Tim Conway Comedy HourThe Tim Conway Comedy Hour (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 1970), Writer (1 episode, 1970)  Less 1970 2
    • Episode #1.10 (Nov 22, 1970) Writer (as Craig Nelson)  Less
    • Episode #1.9 (Nov 15, 1970) Writer (as Craig Nelson)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Tim Conway ShowThe Tim Conway Show (TV Series) Writer  Less 1970– 
Self (43 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Greatest Animated MoviesGreatest Animated Movies (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2016 £250K
  • Primary photo for 2015 TV Land Awards2015 TV Land Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Home & FamilyHome & Family (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for FehertyFeherty (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 16th Annual Prism Awards16th Annual Prism Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for A Cure to WarA Cure to War (Short) Narrator  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Himself - Guest (4 episodes, 1993–2010)  Less 1993–2010
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  • Primary photo for InfanityInfanity (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for HannityHannity (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The O'Reilly FactorThe O'Reilly Factor (TV Series) Himself (segment "American TV Icon") (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Family Stone: Behind the ScenesThe Family Stone: Behind the Scenes (Video) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 4th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards4th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards (TV Special) Self  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for On the Set: The IncrediblesOn the Set: The Incredibles (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Alpha to Omega: Exposing 'The Osterman Weekend'Alpha to Omega: Exposing 'The Osterman Weekend' (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for CBS CaresCBS Cares (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 2001–2004)  Less 2001–2004
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  • Primary photo for E! True Hollywood StoryE! True Hollywood Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2002)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 28th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 28th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Yes, DearYes, Dear (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The DirectorsThe Directors (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The 52nd Annual Tony AwardsThe 52nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Rosie O'Donnell ShowThe Rosie O'Donnell Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The FiftyThe Fifty (TV Mini-series) Narrator  Less 1998– 
  • Primary photo for AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven SpielbergAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Steven Spielberg (TV Special) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Late Show with David LettermanLate Show with David Letterman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 51st Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 51st Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for The 45th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Bob Hope: The First 90 YearsBob Hope: The First 90 Years (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 50th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The Ultimate Driving ChallengeThe Ultimate Driving Challenge (TV Movie) Host  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 49th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 18th Annual People's Choice AwardsThe 18th Annual People's Choice Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter: Favourite Television Series Among Young People  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series & Presenter: Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Grand Opening of Universal Studios New Theme Park Attraction GalaThe Grand Opening of Universal Studios New Theme Park Attraction Gala (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Phil Donahue ShowThe Phil Donahue Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny CarsonThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1990)  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for The Arsenio Hall ShowThe Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Heroes: Made in the USAHeroes: Made in the USA (TV Series) Himself - Host (1987)  Less 1987–1988
  • Primary photo for The Making of 'Poltergeist'The Making of 'Poltergeist' (TV Short) Himself - Interviewee  Less 1982
Archive Footage (4 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Zeek Braverman (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Episode #7.6 (Jan 15, 2013) Zeek Braverman (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Steve Freeling (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009
    • Poltergeist (Oct 21, 2009) Steve Freeling (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for They Are Here: The Real World of the PoltergeistsThey Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists (Video) Steve Freeling (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Femmes Fatales: Sharon StoneFemmes Fatales: Sharon Stone (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1998
Other (5 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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