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Craig T. Nelson


Craig T. Nelson was born on April 4, 1944 in Spokane, Washington, USA as Craig Theodore Nelson. He is an actor and producer, known for The Incredibles (2004), Coach (1989) and Poltergeist (1982). He has been married to Doria Cook-Nelson since 1987. He was previously married to Robin McCarthy. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Incredibles
The Incredibles Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible
(2004)
Coach
Coach Coach Hayden Fox / Hayden Fox
(1989-1997)
Poltergeist
Poltergeist Steve Freeling
(1982)
The District
The District Chief Jack Mannion
(2000-2004)

Filmography

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 2018 Incredibles 2 (filming)
Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible (voice)
 2017 Raised by Wolves (TV Movie)
Paul 'Grampy' Kosinski
 2016/I Gold
Kenny Wells
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game)
Mr. Incredible (voice)
 2015 Grace and Frankie (TV Series)
Guy
- The Vows (2015) ... Guy
- The Secrets (2015) ... Guy
- The Invitation (2015) ... Guy
- The Spelling Bee (2015) ... Guy
- The Sex (2015) ... Guy
 2015 Get Hard
Martin
 2010-2015 Parenthood (TV Series)
Zeek Braverman
- May God Bless and Keep You Always (2015) ... Zeek Braverman
- We Made It Through the Night (2015) ... Zeek Braverman
- Let's Go Home (2015) ... Zeek Braverman
- How Did We Get Here? (2015) ... Zeek Braverman
- Lean In (2014) ... Zeek Braverman
 2014 Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (Video Game)
Mr. Incredible (voice)
 2013 Disney Infinity (Video Game)
Mr. Incredible (voice)
 2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Tyler Cain
- He welo 'oihana (2013) ... Tyler Cain
 2012 Kinect Fun Labs: Kinect Rush - A Disney Pixar Adventures: Snapshot (Video Game)
Bob Parr - Mr. Incredible (English version, voice)
 2011 Soul Surfer
Dr. Rovinsky
 2010 The Company Men
Salinger
 2009 Monk (TV Series)
Judge Ethan Rickover
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 2 (2009) ... Judge Ethan Rickover
- Mr. Monk and the End: Part 1 (2009) ... Judge Ethan Rickover
 2009/I The Proposal
Joe Paxton
 2009 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Robert Dunbrook
- Pay Up (2009) ... Robert Dunbrook
- The Past, Present and Murder (2009) ... Robert Dunbrook
- The Party's Over (2009) ... Robert Dunbrook
 2007 My Name Is Earl (TV Series)
Warden Jerry Hazelwood
- Early Release (2007) ... Warden Jerry Hazelwood
- Burn Victim (2007) ... Warden Jerry Hazelwood
- Randy in Charge: Of Our Days and Our Nights (2007) ... Warden Jerry Hazelwood
- The Gangs of Camden County (2007) ... Warden Jerry Hazelwood
 2007 Blades of Glory
Coach
 2005 The Family Stone
Kelly Stone
 2005 Mr. Incredible and Pals (Video short)
'Real' Mr. Incredible (voice)
 2004 The Incredibles
Bob Parr / Mr. Incredible (voice)
 2000-2004 The District (TV Series)
Chief Jack Mannion
- Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (2004) ... Chief Jack Mannion
- Open Season (2004) ... Chief Jack Mannion
- Ten Thirty-Three (2004) ... Chief Jack Mannion
- Passing Time (2004) ... Chief Jack Mannion
- The Black Widow Maker (2004) ... Chief Jack Mannion
 2002 The Agency (TV Series)
Chief Jack Mannion
- Doublecrossover (2002) ... Chief Jack Mannion
 2001 All Over Again
Cole Twain
 2000 Dirty Pictures (TV Movie)
Sheriff Simon Leis
 2000 The Skulls
Litten Mandrake
 2000 The Huntress (TV Series)
Ralph Thorson
- Pilot (2000) ... Ralph Thorson
 1999 To Serve and Protect (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Carr
- Episode #1.2 (1999) ... Tom Carr
- Episode #1.1 (1999) ... Tom Carr
 1998 Creature (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. Simon Chase
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... Dr. Simon Chase
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... Dr. Simon Chase
 1997 Wag the Dog
Senator John Neal (uncredited)
 1997 The Devil's Advocate
Alexander Cullen
 1989-1997 Coach (TV Series)
Coach Hayden Fox / Hayden Fox
- Leaving Orlando: Part 3 (1997) ... Coach Hayden Fox
- Leaving Orlando: Part 2 (1997) ... Coach Hayden Fox
- Leaving Orlando: Part 1 (1997) ... Coach Hayden Fox
- The Neighbor Hood (1997) ... Coach Hayden Fox
- Upsized (1997) ... Coach Hayden Fox
 1996 I'm Not Rappaport
The Cowboy
 1996 Ghosts of Mississippi
Ed Peters
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
Jim Harris (segment "1996")
 1994 Take Me Home Again (TV Movie)
Larry
 1994 Probable Cause (TV Movie)
Lieutenant Louis Whitmire
 1994 Ride with the Wind (TV Movie)
Frank Shelby
 1993 The Fire Next Time (TV Mini-Series)
Drew Morgan
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Drew Morgan
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Drew Morgan
 1993 The Switch (TV Movie)
Russ Fine
 1991 The Josephine Baker Story (TV Movie)
Walter Winchell
 1990 Extreme Close-Up (TV Movie)
Philip
 1990 Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (TV Mini-Series)
Harley Steinmetz
- Part 3 (1990) ... Harley Steinmetz
- Part 2 (1990) ... Harley Steinmetz
- Part 1 (1990) ... Harley Steinmetz
 1989 Turner & Hooch
Chief Hyde
 1989 Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (TV Movie)
Major Bill Harcourt
 1989 Troop Beverly Hills
Freddy Nefler
 1988 Me and Him
Peter Aramis
 1988 Action Jackson
Peter Dellaplane
 1988 Red Riding Hood
Godfrey / Percival
 1987 Rachel River
Marlyn Huutula
 1986 The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story (TV Movie)
Senator Edward Kennedy
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side
Steve Freeling
 1986 Alex: The Life of a Child (TV Movie)
Frank Deford
 1984-1985 Call to Glory (TV Series)
Colonel Raynor Sarnac
- The End, the Beginning (1985) ... Colonel Raynor Sarnac
- Fathers and Daughters (1985) ... Colonel Raynor Sarnac
- JFK: Part 2 (1985) ... Colonel Raynor Sarnac
- JFK: Part 1 (1985) ... Colonel Raynor Sarnac
- Just in Time (1985) ... Colonel Raynor Sarnac
 1984 The Killing Fields
Military Attaché
 1983 Silkwood
Winston
 1983 All the Right Moves
Nickerson
 1983 The Osterman Weekend
Bernard Osterman
 1983 Man, Woman and Child
Bernie Ackerman
 1981-1982 Private Benjamin (TV Series)
Col. Hogan / Capt. Braddock
- Judy's Army (1982) ... Col. Hogan
- Reds and Blues (1982) ... Col. Hogan
- Captain's Helper (1981) ... Capt. Braddock
 1982 Chicago Story (TV Series)
Kenneth A. Dutton
- Half a Chance (1982) ... Kenneth A. Dutton
- Who Needs the Truth? (1982) ... Kenneth A. Dutton
- Subterranean Blues (1982) ... Kenneth A. Dutton
- Dutton's Law (1982) ... Kenneth A. Dutton
- Bad Blood (1982) ... Kenneth A. Dutton
 1982 Poltergeist
Steve Freeling
 1982 Paper Dolls (TV Movie)
Michael Caswell
 1981 Murder in Texas (TV Movie)
Jack Ramsey
 1981 Chicago Story (TV Movie)
Kenneth A. Dutton
 1981 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series)
Charlie Bathgate
- Out to Lunch (1981) ... Charlie Bathgate
 1981 Inmates: A Love Story (TV Movie)
Daniels
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Father Phil
- Christmas Story (1980) ... Father Phil
 1980 The Formula
Geologist #2
 1980 Stir Crazy
Deputy Ward Wilson
 1980 The Promise of Love (TV Movie)
Major Landau
 1980 Private Benjamin
Capt. William Wooldridge
 1980 Rage! (TV Movie)
Ray
 1980 Where the Buffalo Roam
Cop on Stand
 1979 Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (TV Movie)
 1979 ...and justice for all.
Frank Bowers
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Series)
Tugger
- The Rustler (1979) ... Tugger
 1978 Wonder Woman (TV Series)
Sam
- The Deadly Sting (1978) ... Sam
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Stone
- Angels on the Run (1978) ... Stone
 1974 Flesh Gordon
The Monster (voice, uncredited)
 1973 Scream Blacula Scream
Sarge (as Craig Nelson)
 1973 Bachelor-at-Law (TV Movie)
Mr. Pierce
 1973 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Charlie
- Mary Richards and the Incredible Plant Lady (1973) ... Charlie (as Craig Nelson)
 1971 The Return of Count Yorga
Sgt. O'Connor (as Craig Nelson)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Director (3 credits)
Show Show Writer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Self (50 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

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Other Works:

1996: TV commercial for Hitachi Ultravision TVs See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Craig Nelson

Height:

6' 3½" (1.92 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Government Aid] I've been on food stamps and welfare, did anyone help me out? No.

Trivia:

Formed a comedy team with Barry Levinson and Rudy De Luca early in his career. See more »

Nickname:

Coach See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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