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Nick Nolte


Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska and began his career on stage at the Pasadena (California) Playhouse and in regional theatre productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV mini-series Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), playing the role of "Tom/Tommy Jordache". Nick Nolte said that when he played a young man in the early scenes of the project, he ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 22 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 At 2:15 (announced)
Benjamin
 2014 Asthma
Werewolf (voice)
 2014 Noah
Samyaza (voice)
 2014 Gracepoint (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Reinhold
 2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
Bridges
 2013 Hateship Loveship
Mr. McCauley
 2013 Parker
Hurley
 2012 The Company You Keep
Donal Fitzgerald
 2012 A puerta fría
Battleworth
 2011 Zookeeper
Bernie the Gorilla (voice)
 2011/I Arthur
Burt Johnson
 2009 My Horizon (Short)
Lowell
 2008 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
Thomas Foran
- Chicago 10 (2008) ... Thomas Foran
 2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (Video short)
Four Leaf Tayback (uncredited)
 2008 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
Joe Bechstein
 2006 Off the Black
Ray Cook
 2006 A Few Days in September
Elliott
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Vincent (segment "Parc Monceau")
 2006 Over the Hedge
Vincent (voice)
 2004/I Clean
Albrecht Hauser
 2004 The Beautiful Country
Steve
 2003 Hulk
Father
 2002 Intimate Affairs
Faldo
 1997 Afterglow
Lucky Mann
 1994 I Love Trouble
Peter Brackett
 1994 Blue Chips
Pete Bell
 1994 I'll Do Anything
Matt Hobbs
 1991 The Prince of Tides
Tom Wingo
 1990 Q & A
Captain Michael Brennan
 1990 Everybody Wins
Tom O'Toole
 1989 Farewell to the King
Learoyd
 1987 Weeds
Lee Umstetter
 1984 Teachers
Alex Jurel
 1984 Grace Quigley
Seymour Flint
 1983 Under Fire
Russell Price
 1982 Cannery Row
Doc
 1977 The Deep
David Sanders
 1976 Northville Cemetery Massacre
Chris (voice, uncredited)
 1975 Return to Macon County
Bo Hollinger
 1975 The Runaway Barge (TV Movie)
Roy Blount
 1975 Adams of Eagle Lake (TV Series)
Officer Jerry Troy
- Treasure Chest Murder (1975) ... Officer Jerry Troy
- Home Is the Coward (1975) ... Officer Jerry Troy
 1974-1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Mark Rainey / Paul Barringer
- Trap Play (1975) ... Mark Rainey
- Dark Legacy (1974) ... Paul Barringer
 1974 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Barney Austin
- The Tarnished Badge (1974) ... Barney Austin
 1974 Death Sentence (TV Movie)
John Healy
 1974 The California Kid (TV Movie)
Buzz Stafford
 1974 Winter Kill (TV Movie)
Dave Michaels
 1974 Chopper One (TV Series)
Bob
- The Hijacking (1974) ... Bob
 1974 Toma (TV Series)
Wally
 1973-1974 Medical Center (TV Series)
Tank / Lou
- The Conspirators (1974) ... Tank
- Impasse (1973) ... Lou
 1974 The Rookies (TV Series)
Tommy
- The Teacher (1974) ... Tommy
 1974 Emergency! (TV Series)
Fred
- The Hard Hours (1974) ... Fred
 1973 Cannon (TV Series)
Ron Johnson
- Arena of Fear (1973) ... Ron Johnson
 1973 Electra Glide in Blue
Hippie Kid (uncredited)
 1972 Dirty Little Billy
Town Gang Leader (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Guest on "Live on Five".

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | 18 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I never felt comfortable in real life very well. It's always been an awkward kind of thing for me and so when I hit the stage I just sensed freedom. I sensed here's a place that I can have all the experiences of life and not feel uncomfortable about it. See more »

Trivia:

Nolte's father, Franklin A. Nolte, was an All-American candidate at Iowa State in 1934. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II, with the elite US Marine Raiders. When he was discharged, he went home to his family, but according to Nick Nolte, he was a different man and didn't speak often. Nolte consulted his father while preparing for Who'll Stop the Rain (1978) where he played a ... See more »

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Husky voice See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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