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Judd Nelson


Judd Asher Nelson was born on November 28, 1959 in Portland, Maine to attorney Leonard Nelson and his wife, Merle Nelson, (attorney and state assemblywoman). Judd attended St. Paul's preparatory school in Concord, New Hampshire before majoring in philosophy at the prestigious Haverford College in Haverford, Pennsylvania. The acting bug bit when he... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club John Bender
(1985)
The Transformers: The Movie
The Transformers: The Movie Hot Rod / Rodimus Prime
(1986)
St. Elmo's Fire
St. Elmo's Fire Alec Newbary
(1985)
New Jack City
New Jack City Nick Peretti
(1991)

Filmography

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 2018 In-Security (TV Series) (announced)
Oliver
- What's it Like in There? (2018) ... Oliver
 2018 Santa Fake (pre-production)
Seb
  Iceland Is Best (post-production)
Mr. Sonquist
 2018 Billionaire Boys Club
Ryan Hunt
 2018 1/1
Robert
 2018 Dirty Politics
Billy
 2018 Transformers: Power of the Primes (TV Mini-Series)
Rodimus Cron / Unicron / Hot Rod
- Saga's End (2018) ... Rodimus Cron / Hot Rod / Unicron (voice)
- Megatronus Unleashed (2018) ... Rodimus Cron / Unicron (voice)
- Consequences (2018) ... Rodimus Cron / Unicron (voice)
- Countdown (2018) ... Rodimus Cron / Unicron (voice)
- Athenaeum Sanctorum (2018) ... Rodimus Cron / Unicron (voice)
 2017-2018 Transformers: Titans Return (TV Mini-Series short)
Hot Rod / Rodimus Cron / Rodimus Prime
- All Things Must Pass (2018) ... Rodimus Cron (voice)
- At the Last Second (2017) ... Hot Rod (voice)
- Aftermath and Rebirth (2017) ... Rodimus Prime / Hot Rod (voice)
 2017 From Straight A's to XXX (TV Movie)
Don
 2016 Kreep
Whitman Thaw
 2016 The Bandit Hound
Manny
 2015 When Duty Calls (TV Movie)
Gary Lawton
 2015 This Is Happening
Steven
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Billy Beretti
- Die But Once (2015) ... Billy Beretti
- Unto the Breach (2015) ... Billy Beretti
- False Imposition (2015) ... Billy Beretti
 2013-2014 Ben 10: Omniverse (TV Series)
Eon / Ben 10,000 / Atomix X
- The End of an Era (2014) ... Eon / Ben 10,000 / Atomix X (voice)
- Let's Do the Time War Again (2014) ... Eon / Ben 10,000 (voice)
- And Then There Was Ben (2014) ... Eon / Ben 10,000 (voice)
- And Then There Were None (2014) ... Eon / Ben 10,000 (voice)
- Ben Again (2013) ... Eon / Ben 10,000 (voice)
 2014 Heartbreakers (TV Mini-Series)
- Tainted Love (2014)
 2014 Private Number
Sheriff Stance
 2014 Road to the Open
Anger Management Therapist
 2014 Bigfoot Wars
Dr. Leonard Evans
 2014 Haunting of the Innocent
Mr. Franklin
 2013 Nikita (TV Series)
Ronald Peller
- Pay-Off (2013) ... Ronald Peller
- Set-Up (2013) ... Ronald Peller
 2013 Kristin's Christmas Past (TV Movie)
Glen
 2013 Nurse 3D
Dr. Robert Morris
 2013 Down and Dangerous
Charles
 2013 The Neighbors (TV Series)
Jim
- Dream Weavers (2013) ... Jim
 2012 Just 45 Minutes from Broadway
Jimmy D'Angelo
 2012 Bad Kids Go to Hell
Headmaster Nash
 2012 Gotten (Video short)
Teacher / John
 2011 Grizzly Flats
Sheriff Donnelly
 2011 Mayor Cupcake
Donald Maroni
 2011 The Story Beyond the Still (Short)
Dr. Alderwood
 2010 Here & Now
Zander
 2010 Cancel Christmas (TV Movie)
Santa Claus / Kris Frost
 2010 Two and a Half Men (TV Series)
Chris Makelroy / Chris Mackelroy
- A Good Time in Central Africa (2010) ... Chris Makelroy
- Hookers, Hookers, Hookers (2010) ... Chris Mackelroy
 2010 Endure
Emory Lane
 2010 The Terror Experiment
Agent Wilson
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Dr. Steven Reidman
- Death Is in the Air (2010) ... Dr. Steven Reidman
 2009 The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day
Concezio Yakavetta
 2009 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
The Guru
- Bubble Boys/Isabella and the Temple of Sap (2009) ... The Guru (voice)
 2009 Little Hercules in 3-D
Kevin
 2009 Transformers: Animated (TV Series)
Rodimus Prime
- TransWarped: Part One (2009) ... Rodimus Prime (voice)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stopped (Video)
Charlie
 2008 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Bruce Nesic
- Surge (2008) ... Dr. Bruce Nesic
 2008 A Single Woman
Jewish Reporter
 2008 Infected (TV Movie)
Malcolm Burgess
 2008/I The Caretaker
Ella's Dad
 2008 Crenshaw Nights (Short)
Jared Greene
 2007 The Kidnapping (TV Movie)
Glen
 2007 Family Guy (TV Series)
John Bender
- Blue Harvest (2007) ... John Bender (voice, uncredited)
 2007 Nevermore
Jonathan Usher
 2007 Netherbeast Incorporated
Steven P.D. Landry
 2007 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Cigarette Company Executive
- The Ride In (2007) ... Cigarette Company Executive
 2007 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Ollie
- Fleeting Cheating Meeting (2007) ... Ollie
 2006 Sideliners (TV Movie)
Michael McNamara
 2006 TV: The Movie
Fear Factor Host / Judd
 2006 The Black Hole (TV Movie)
Eric
 2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Mick Sheridan
- Time of Your Death (2006) ... Mick Sheridan
 2005 Three Wise Guys (TV Movie)
George
 2005 The Lost Angel
Father Brian
 2005 Lethal Eviction
Shep
 2004 The Freediver
Ziad
 2003 White Rush
Brian Nathanson
 2003 Cybermutt (TV Movie)
Alex
 2002 Santa, Jr. (TV Movie)
Darryl Bedford
 2002 Deceived (Video)
Jack Jones
 2001 Strange Frequency (TV Series)
Martin Potter
- More Than a Feeling (2001) ... Martin Potter
 2001 Lost Voyage (TV Movie)
Aaron Roberts
 2001 Dark Asylum
Quitz
 2001 Return to Cabin by the Lake (TV Movie)
Stanley Caldwell
 2001 Falcon Down
Harold Peters
 2001 Strange Frequency (TV Movie)
Martin Potter (segment "More Than a Feeling")
 2000 Endsville
Rufus The Buck-Toothed Sluggard
 2000 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Jack Hulka
 2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Harry Longworth
- Something About Harry (2000) ... Harry Longworth
 2000 The Spiral Staircase (TV Movie)
Phillip
 2000 Cabin by the Lake (TV Movie)
Stanley
 1999 Light It Up
Ken Knowles
 1999 Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (TV Movie)
Alan Freed
 1996-1999 Suddenly Susan (TV Series)
Jack Richmond
- Bowled Over (1999) ... Jack Richmond
- A Day in the Life (1999) ... Jack Richmond
- The First Picture Show (1999) ... Jack Richmond
- In This Corner... Susan Keane!: Part 2 (1999) ... Jack Richmond
- In This Corner... Susan Keane!: Part 1 (1999) ... Jack Richmond
 1998 Sin City Spectacular (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1998)
 1997 Steel
Nathaniel Burke
 1995 For a Few Lousy Dollars
Hitman (as Midnight Rambler)
 1995 Blackwater Trail
Matt
 1995 Circumstances Unknown (TV Movie)
Paul Kinsey
 1994 Flinch (Video)
Harry Mirapolsky
 1994 Airheads
Jimmie Wing
 1994 Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (TV Movie)
Dr. Jennings
 1994 Hail Caesar
Prisoner One
 1994 Every Breath
Jimmy
 1994 Caroline at Midnight
Phil Gallo
 1993 Entangled
David
 1993 Conflict of Interest
Gideon
 1992 Primary Motive
Andrew Blumenthal
 1992 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Gaston
- What's Cookin' (1992) ... Gaston
 1991 The Dark Backward
Marty Malt
 1991 New Jack City
Nick Peretti
 1990 Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (TV Movie)
Pete Dunham
 1989 Relentless
Arthur 'Buck' Taylor
 1989 Never on Tuesday
Motorcycle cop (uncredited)
 1987 Billionaire Boys Club (TV Movie)
Joe Hunt
 1987 From the Hip
Robin 'Stormy' Weathers
 1986 The Transformers: The Movie
Hot Rod / Rodimus Prime (voice)
 1986 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Policeman
- Camille (1986) ... Policeman
 1986 Blue City
Billy Turner
 1985 John Parr: St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) (Video short)
Alec Newbary
 1985 St. Elmo's Fire
Alec Newbary
 1985 The Breakfast Club
John Bender
 1985 Fandango
Phil Hicks
 1984 Making the Grade
Eddie Keaton
 1983 Rock 'n' Roll Hotel
Johnny
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Performed in Lyle Kessler's "Wrestlers", alongside Sarah Jessica Parker. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Midnight Rambler

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

It is a career of make-believe, of masks. We all have masks in life. See more »

Trivia:

Parents are Leonard and Merle Nelson. Has two younger sisters: Eve and Julie Nelson. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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