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Craig T. Nelson
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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
Tiffany Nelson - Daughter
Christopher Nelson - Son
Robin Nelson - Ex-wife
Noah Nelson - Son
Craig T. Nelson Awards:
1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
1991 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1990 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - 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 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
Attended Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA; attended Yakima Valley Community College, Yakima, WA; Univeristy of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (1969)
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