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Bob Nelson was born on July 18, 1956 in Yankton, South Dakota, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Nebraska (2013), Highston (2015) and The Eyes of Nye (2005). See full bio »

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 2015 Highston (TV Movie)
 2013 Nebraska (written by)
 2005 The Eyes of Nye (TV Series)
 1998 The Magic Hour (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode dated 2 July 1998 (1998) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (writer)
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 2013-2014 The (206) (TV Series)
- Episode #2.7 (2014)
- Episode #1.5 (2013)
 2013 Nebraska
Applauding Karaoke Patron (uncredited)
 2000 The John Report with Bob (TV Series)
 1996 Almost Live! (TV Series)
- Episode #12.17 (1996) ... Various
- Episode #12.11 (1996) ... Various
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 2015 The Confirmation (producer) (completed)
 2015 Highston (TV Movie) (executive producer)
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 2014 The Oscars (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
 2014 The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner
 2014 71st Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee (credit only)

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Nelson used to play the cynical children's show folk singer in "Uncle Fran's Musical Forest" on the Seattle comedy sketch show, "Almost Live".

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