Craig T. Nelson

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Spokane, WA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/04/1944, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; producer; voice-overs; director
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Craig T. Nelson Fast Facts:
  • Father was a drummer in Bing Crosby's band.
  • Started his entertainment career as a comedy writer and stand-up comic; for a time, his writing partner was future director Barry Levinson.
  • Quit show business for four and a half years to live in Northern California and raise a family.
  • Used his middle initial to differentiate himself from another Craig Nelson in show business.
  • Is an avid golfer and played in the 2011 Pebble Beach Pro-Am tournament.
  • Owns an auto-racing team called the Screaming Eagles.
  • Craig T. Nelson Relationships:
  • Doria Cook-Nelson - Wife
  • Robin Nelson - Ex-wife
  • Noah Nelson - Son
  • Christopher Nelson - Son
  • Tiffany Nelson - Daughter
  • Craig T. Nelson Awards:
  • 1992 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1991 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1995 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA; attended Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA; Univeristy of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (1969)

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