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Danny Nelson is an actor, known for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) and Forces of Nature (1999). See full bio »

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(2008)
Forces of Nature Sunseeker
(1999)
A Time to Kill Bud Twitty
(1996)

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 2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
General Winston
 2007 Randy and the Mob
Deaf Man
 2007/I China (Short)
Gus
 2006 The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided
Reverend Samuel Bogart
 2005 False River
Sheriff
 2005 The Work and the Glory II: American Zion
Reverend Samuel Bogart
 2005 Elvis (TV Mini Series)
Judge Marion Gooding
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Judge Marion Gooding
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Judge Marion Gooding
 2005 Warm Springs (TV Movie)
Farmer
 2002 Leo
Judge
 2001 Losing Grace
Judge
 2001 Boycott (TV Movie)
Commissioner Parks
 2000 Unshackled
Judge
 2000 A Good Baby
Hindmarch
 2000 Freedom Song (TV Movie)
Angry Minister
 2000 Songcatcher
Uncle Cratis
 1999 The Price of a Broken Heart (TV Movie)
Minister
 1999 A Lesson Before Dying (TV Movie)
Mr. Grope
 1999 Forces of Nature
Sunseeker
 1997-1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Father Whitaker / Station Attendant
- Selma, Lord, Selma (1999) ... Father Whitaker
- Flash (1997) ... Station Attendant
 1998 Claudine's Return
Hotel Wonderful Bartender
 1997 Captured Alive
Amos Grum
 1997 Savannah (TV Series)
John Smallwood / John
- I Don't (1997) ... John Smallwood
- Every Picture Tells a Story (1997) ... John
 1996 A Time to Kill
Bud Twitty
 1996 Nightjohn (TV Movie)
Reverend Osee Rush
 1995 Vicious Kiss
Bubba Minor
 1995 The Grass Harp
Doc Carter
 1989-1994 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Garvin Loomis / Carl Buford / Dewey / ...
- A Matter of Justice (1994) ... Garvin Loomis
- Hard Choices (1994) ... Carl Buford
- A Step Removed (1993) ... Dewey
- An Execution of Trust (1991) ... Atty. Edwin Ramey
- Fifteen Forever (1989) ... Gina's Father
 1994 A Simple Twist of Fate
Dr. Roberts
 1993 I'll Fly Away: Then and Now (TV Movie)
Chief Mayhew
 1993 Queen (TV Mini Series)
Warden
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Warden
 1991-1993 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Chief Mayhew
- Small Wishes (1993) ... Chief Mayhew
- Fragile Truths (1992) ... Chief Mayhew
- Hello and Goodbye (1992) ... Chief Mayhew
- Not Buried (1992) ... Chief Mayhew
- Toy Soldiers (1992) ... Chief Mayhew
 1991 Fried Green Tomatoes
Papa Threadgoode
 1991 White Lie (TV Movie)
Wallace Crane
 1991 Paris Trout
Chief Fixx
 1991 Career Opportunities
Gas Station Owner
 1990 Border Shootout
Harold Mendez
 1990 Blood Salvage
Jake Pruitt
 1990 A Son's Promise (TV Movie)
Judge McLauren
 1989 Cold Sassy Tree (TV Movie)
Sheriff
 1989 Dead Aim
Customer with Bowling Shirt
 1989 Traveling Man (TV Movie)
Ackerman
 1987 The Verne Miller Story
Doctor
 1986 As Summers Die (TV Movie)
Burt
 1986 Dream West (TV Mini Series)
- Part II (1986)
- Dream West (1986)
 1985 A Killing Affair
Sarah's Father
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Second White Man
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... Second White Man
 1984 Go Tell It on the Mountain
Second White Man
 1984 Tales of the Unknown South (TV Movie) (segment "Ashes")
 1984 The Baron and the Kid (TV Movie)
Dixon Vance
 1984 The Bear
Alabama Alumni
 1984 Mutant
Jack
 1984 Tank
Gant
 1983 Marvin & Tige
Bartender
 1983 The American Snitch
Guard
 1983 The Catlins (TV Series)
Medgar Quinn
- Episode #1.420 (1983) ... Medgar Quinn
 1983 Chiefs (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Carter Sauls
- Part 1 (1983) ... Dr. Carter Sauls
 1983 Murder in Coweta County (TV Movie)
Sheriff Hardy Collier
 1982 Maid in America (TV Movie)
Construction Worker #1
 1982 Tennessee Stallion
T. J.
 1981 Sharky's Machine
Man with Mabel
 1981 Breaking Away (TV Series)
Mechanic
- Rainy Night in Georgia (1981) ... Mechanic
 1980 Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (TV Movie)
Mr. Stevens
 1979 The Prize Fighter
Guesser
 1979 Freedom Road (TV Movie)
Auctioneer
 1977 Greased Lightning
Wayne Carter

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