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Herbert Nelson (I) (1913–1990)

Herbert Nelson was born on December 17, 1913 in Stillwater, Minnesota, USA. He was an actor, known for The Defenders (1961), The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972) and Future Cop (1976). He died on July 19, 1990 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. See full bio »

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The Defenders Howard Weston / Judge
Future Cop Captain Skaggs / Klausmeier
The Hindenburg Dr. Eckener


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 1977 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
Fletcher Hancock
- Times of Change (1977) ... Fletcher Hancock
 1976-1977 Future Cop (TV Series)
Captain Skaggs / Klausmeier
- The Kansas City Kid (1977) ... Captain Skaggs
- Carlisle Girl (1977) ... Captain Skaggs
- Girl on the Ledge (1977) ... Captain Skaggs
- The Mad Mad Bomber (1977) ... Captain Skaggs
- Fighting O'Haven (1977) ... Captain Skaggs
 1972-1976 Maude (TV Series)
Mr. Andrews / Mr. Kenny
- Carol's Promotion (1976) ... Mr. Andrews
- Maude and the Radical (1972) ... Mr. Kenny
 1976 Grady (TV Mini-Series)
Councilman Wylie
- The Meterman (1976) ... Councilman Wylie
 1975 The Hindenburg
Dr. Eckener
 1974 Apple's Way (TV Series)
Hank Nevius
- The Winning Season (1974) ... Hank Nevius
 1974 The Waltons (TV Series)
Bennett Holmby
- The Runaway (1974) ... Bennett Holmby (as Herb Nelson)
 1974 Our Time
 1974 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Dr. Robbins
- Memory of a Name (1974) ... Dr. Robbins
 1974 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Sam Cogan
- The Gunman (1974) ... Sam Cogan
 1972 When the Legends Die
Dr. Wilson
 1972 The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
Chief Detective
 1971 Earth II (TV Movie)
 1971 The Deadly Dream (TV Movie)
Dr. Goodman
 1969-1971 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
- The Price of Justice (1971) ... Judge
- Trial of a PFC (1970) ... Judge
- Point of Honor (1970) ... Judge
- Shriek of Silence (1969) ... Judge
 1970 Little Big Man
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1970 The Interns (TV Series)
Dr. Simon
- Miss Knock-A-Bout (1970) ... Dr. Simon
 1969 Night of Bloody Horror
Dr. Bennett Moss
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Phil Peters (1972-1975)
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Howard Weston / Judge
- May Day! May Day! (1964) ... Howard Weston
- The Hickory Indian (1962) ... Judge
 1963 The Patriots (TV Movie)
Gen. Henry Knox
 1961-1962 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- Episode #12.22 (1962) ... Phillips
- The Man Who Refused to Die (1962) ... Phillips
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Jim Kent
- Seed of Guilt (1959) ... Jim Kent
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Mr. Stone / Jim Macpherson
- The Pilot (1956) ... Mr. Stone
- Cauliflower Heart (1956) ... Jim Macpherson
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
- Dangerous Mayhem (1955)
 1955 The Brighter Day (TV Series)
Max Canfield
- Episode dated 15 May 1955 (1955) ... Max Canfield (uncredited)
 1951-1954 The Big Story (TV Series)
Frank Sheldon / John Kemps
- The Sioux City Story (1954) ... Frank Sheldon
- John Kemps, Reporter (1951) ... John Kemps
 1954 The Elgin Hour (TV Series)
- Warm Clay (1954) ... Nate (as Herb Nelson)
 1954 The Mail Story (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1954)
 1954 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Spencer Drayton
- The Case of the Winning System (1954) ... Spencer Drayton
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Joe Roberts (1952-1955) (original television cast)
 1952 Not for Publication (TV Series)
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
 1951 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
- Mr. Arcularis (1951)
 1950-1951 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- The Spring Green (1951)
- Old Lady Robbins (1950)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)

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Other Works:

He acted in George Furth's play, "Twigs," in a John Lane presentation at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Jack Murdock, Mark Dawson, James Noble, Macintyre Dixon, Walter Klavun, Ned Farster and Sada Thompson in the cast. Bud Coffey was director. William Haviland was lighting designer. T.L. Boston was production ... See more »

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Herb Nelson

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