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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), Poltergeist (1982) and The Proposal (2009). He has been married to Doria Cook-Nelson since 1987. He was previously married to Robin Nelson. See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

1997: TV commercial for Maaco Auto Painting. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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6' 3½" (1.92 m)

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


This strapping American Everyman endeared himself to movie audiences as the besieged patriarch in Poltergeist (1982), his first substantial film role. A former radio performer and stand-up comic whose pals included writer-director Barry Levinson. See more »


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Wow Craig - how hard up for money are you? bgtees
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