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Craig T. Nelson

Craig T. Nelson

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Born: April 4, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Spokane, Washington, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Soul Surfer (2011)
The true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.
2.
Company Men, The (2010)
When corporate downsizing leaves three co-workers jobless, the men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and fathers.
3.
Proposal, The (2009)
When high-powered book editor Margaret faces deportation to her native Canada, the quick-thinking exec declares that she's actually engaged to her unsuspecting put-upon assistant Andrew, who she's tormented for years. He agrees to participate in the charade, but with a few conditions of his own. Th
4.
Blades of Glory (2007)
Perhaps nowhere in sports is the marriage of athleticism and grace more evident than in the arena of world champion pairs figure skating--the lifts, the jumps, the routines. It's an elegant world, a rarefied universe, a noble place populated by the crème de la crème of skating elite. Well, it used to be. When the macho, swaggering Chazz Michael Michaels takes to the rink, he is the rock star of the arena, leaving a trail of thrashed ice and shrieking female fans in his wake. The only competitor who can match Michaels' scores is the driven former child prodigy, Jimmy MacElroy. Spotted as a youth executing triple lutzes on the frozen pond of an orphanage, MacElroy was whisked away to days of endless training, and now stands as the picture of poise, the personification of the highest ideals of the men's sport. Michaels and MacElroy have met in finals rounds before, but their latest head-to-head at the World Championships--when they tie for first--is more than either one can bear, and their longstanding rivalry erupts into a no-holds-barred fight. The ensuing brawl not only sets fire to the World Championship's helpless mascot, but lands both athletes in hot water: Chazz and Jimmy are called before the sport's governing board, stripped of their gold medals and banned from the sport for life. Now, three-and-a-half years later, both men are still trying to find their way in a world without competitive skating. Michaels has devolved into a drunken party machine, skating as a costumed evil wizard in a kiddie ice review, and MacElroy has been banished to the shoe department of a chain sporting goods store. But then, inspiration (in the form of an over-friendly, former stalker of Jimmy's) strikes, and a loophole emerges. To skate again, all Chazz and Jimmy have to do is set aside their long festering hatred of one another and join forces--as the first male/male figure skating pair to compete in the history of the sport.
5.
Family Stone, The (2005) as Cast
The Stones, a New England family, have their annual holiday gathering. The eldest son brings his girlfriend home to meet his parents, brothers and sisters. The bohemian Stones greet their visitor--a high-powered, controlling New Yorker--with a mix of awkwardness, confusion and hostility. Before the
6.
The Incredibles (2004) as Bob Parr/Mr. Incredible
Once one of the world's top masked crime-fighters, Bob Parr - known to all as "Mr. Incredible" - fought evil and saved lives on a daily basis. But now, fifteen years later, Bob and his wife - a famous superhero in her own right - have adopted civilian identities and retreated to the suburbs to live
7.
Skulls, The (2000) as Litten Mandrake
A college senior finds himself implicated for a murder within his secret society at Yale.
8.
Against Time (2000)
A teenage boy faces the challenges of graduation, unrequited love, the death of his mother and the balme he places on his father. A future version of himself pays a visit to help him avoid the mistakes he will make if he stays on a path ridden with resentment and the constant struggle between 'quick
9.
Dirty Pictures (2000) as Sheriff Simon Leis
In 1989, Dennis Barrie, the director of the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, booked "The Perfect Moment," an exhibit of 175 controversial photographs by the late artist Robert Mapplethorpe. Although he anticipated opposition from a select few who may have labeled the photographs as pornographic,
10.
Devil's Advocate, The (1997) as Alexander Cullen
Kevin Lomax, a top-notch Florida lawyer who specializes in jury selection, is summoned to New York City by the enigmatic owner of a huge law firm. After accepting a position at Milton, Chadwick, Waters, Kevin and his wife Mary Ann head for the Big Apple and a luxurious lifestyle. Lomax soon meets John Milton, the founding partner of the firm with worldwide financial and political interests. Winning soon becomes an obsession for Kevin. However, Mary Ann begins telling him that the other partners' wives are not what they appear, that she's having frightening experiences she cannot explain. When Eddie Barzoon, the firm's managing partner, dies a sudden, horrible death, Mary Ann's terrified perceptions pull her away from sanity. And through it all, John Milton keeps reminding his protege that life is rich with possibilities for those who are unafraid to sample them. But Lomax is stepping into Hell. And standing at the gates to welcome him is John Milton.
11.
I'm Not Rappaport (1996) as The Cowboy
This inspirational celebration of the lunacy and levity of life follows two of the most captivating characters you've ever met, who comically and heroically tilt at the injustices around them. Nat and Midge meet regularly in Central Park, but at first glance you might not know why. Nat is a feisty,
12.
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) as Ed Peters
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin's bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
13.
Lies Boys Tell, The (1994) as Larry Reece
An estranged father and son come to terms with their differences as they fulfill the elder's wish to die in the house and bed in which he was born.
14.
Probable Cause (1994) as Lieutenant Louis Whilmire
A detective and his partner track down a cop killer.
15.
Ride With The Wind (1993) as Frank Shelby
A down-and-out motorcycle racer's life changes when he meets a young boy battling leukemia.
16.
Switch, The (1992) as Russ Fine
Based on the true story of a ventilator-dependent quadriplegic who wins the right to end his own life, only to realize that he really wants to live.
17.
Josephine Baker Story, The (1991) as Walter Winchell
A television movie on the life of the black American expatriate entertainer Josephine Baker, who lived primarily in Paris from the 1920s.
18.
Drug Wars: the Camarena Story (1990) as Harley Steinmetz
A three-part miniseries based on the events surrounding the 1985 abduction and murder by drug traffickers in Guadalajara, Mexico, of Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, a U.S. agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency. His death helped expose the underworld of South America's drug cartel and its influence on powerf
19.
Extreme Close-Up (1990) as Philip Toll
A fifteen-year-old boy is shattered by the accidental death of his mother and tries to make sense of her death by reviewing his family's home videos. A tape of her accident leads him to a shocking discovery.
20.
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (1989) as Major Bill Harcourt
A movie depicting the life of famed Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. After being liberated from an Austrian concentration camp in 1945, Wiesenthal agrees to work with the American War Crimes Unit to document the horrifying deeds of the Third Reich and to help apprehend the guilty. As he begins his work
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22.
Me and Him (1989) as Peter Karamis
23.
Turner & Hooch (1989) as Chief Hyde
Scott Turner, a compulsively neat detective whose tidy world goes to the dogs when he's forced to team up with the only witness to a crime -- a drooling slob of a junkyard dog named Hooch. Not exactly man's best friend, Hooch turns Turner's life upside down, wrecking Turner's home, career, and budding romance.
24.
Troop Beverly Hills (1989) as Freddy Nefler
Phyllis Nefler, a hoity-toity, out-of-touch Beverly Hills housewife, does little more with her life than go shopping. With her husband wanting a divorce, Phyllis looks for an outlet to make herself useful, and finds it by occupying the open position as leader of her daughter's "Wilderness Girls" troop, the world's richest girl scouts. After initially holding camp-outs at the Beverly Hills hotel and earning badges for facials and pricing jewelry, the girls and Phyllis must prove that they truly have survival and leadership skills.
25.
Action Jackson (1988) as Peter Dellaplane
A tough-as-nails Detroit cop keeps after a murderous auto executive in the bullet-filled thriller "Action Jackson" (1988). When a vicious auto magnate decides the best way to eliminate the competition is to actually eliminate the competition, off-the-rails lawman Jericho 'Action' Jackson is there to take him down. Starring Carl Weathers, Craig T. Nelson, Sharon Stone and Vanity.
26.
Red Riding Hood (1987) as Godfrey Percival
A musical adaptation of the story of a young girl having to face the perils of the woods, and a big bad wolf to get to her grandmother's house.
27.
Rachel River (1987) as Marlyn
28.
Ted Kennedy Jr. Story, The (1986) as Senator Edward Kennedy
A television movie describing the Kennedy scion's loss of a leg to cancer, and the fortitude that got him through the difficult rehabilitation period and painful chemotherapy that followed. With the support of his family, he went on to lead an active life, eventually becoming a lawyer and an advocat
29.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986) as Steve Freeling
After having their home devastated by malevolent spirits, the Freeling family was unable to convince the insurance company of what happened to the property, so unable to afford a new place of their own, Steve, Diane, and their two children move in with Diane's mother. But they soon learn that this house was also built over haunted ground. One hundred years earlier, a deranged cult leader killed his followers in the area and now his spirit has returned, intent on kidnapping their youngest child, Carol Anne. Once again, the Freelings call upon psychic medium Tangina Barrons to help them, and also enlist a Native American spiritualist named Taylor.
30.
Alex: The Life of a Child (1986) as Frank Deford
Touching but melancholy dramatization of real-life sportswriter Frank Delford's book about his eight-year-old daughter's losing battle with cystic fibrosis, with Craig T. Nelson and Bonnie Bedelia as the grieving parents and Gennie James as the young girl. Carol Evan McKeand and Nigel McKeand earned
31.
The Killing Fields (1984) as Military Attache
An American journalist and his Cambodian adviser fight to survive the country's communist takeover.
32.
Silkwood (1983) as Winston
A laborer at a nuclear power plant risks her life to report unsafe practices.
33.
Man, Woman and Child (1983) as Bernie Ackerman
A "perfect marriage" is tested when the couple learns of the existence of a child from the husband's affair with a French woman.
34.
Osterman Weekend, The (1983) as Bernard Osterman
Once a year John Tanner spends a long weekend with his three best friends from college. When he is approached by a CIA agent who has evidence proving that his three pals are actually spy's working with the Soviet Union, he reluctantly allows, his house to be wired with video surveillance equipment s
35.
All the Right Moves (1983) as Nickerson
Tough tale about a dying Pennsylvania mining town and a high-school football star who realizes his athletic prowess is his ticket out of there.
36.
Poltergeist (1982) as Steve Freeling
Evil spirits abduct a suburban family''s daughter causing chaos and havoc.
37.
Paper Dolls (1982) as Michael Caswell
The marketing of teenage fashion models, with Joan Hackett and Jennifer Warren as the ambitious mothers of million dollar babies Daryl Hannah and Alexandra Paul, and Joan Collins as a powerful agent. Morgan Fairchild took the Collins role in the subsequent series based on this film during the 1984-85 TV season.
38.
Inmates: A Love Story (1981) as Daniels
A co-ed penitentiary is the off-beat backdrop for this romantic drama where Kate Jackson and Perry King are a pair of security inmates under the watchful eye of unorthodox superintendent Shirley Jones. Tony Curtis is another of the cons, a flamboyant small-time hood.
39.
Chicago Story (1981) as Kenneth A Dutton
The pilot to the short-lived 1981-82 series combining three television staples: lawyers, doctors and cops. Filmed entirely on location, it examines a crime from three different angles--the crime being the wounding of a ten-year-old girl by a sniper and the charging of an innocent man. Vincent Baggetta and Craig T. Nelson represent the law from opposing sides (they had been law school roommates); Kristoffer Tabori and Kene Holliday are the doctors; Jack Kehoe and Dennis Franz the cops. Writer Eric Bercovici and director Jerry London earlier had collaborated on the miniseries, "Shogun."
40.
Where the Buffalo Roam (1980) as Cop On Stand
A series of episodes from the career of counterculture, "gonzo" journalist Hunter S. Thompson are recounted. The stories, which may be fact or fiction, include Thompson and his attorney picking up and frightening a hitchhiker, and Thompson alone in a rest room with Richard Nixon.
41.
The Formula (1980) as 2nd Geologist
A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.
42.
Promise of Love, The (1980) as Major Landau
Teenage bride Bertinelli becomes a war widow when her Marine Corps husband Andy Romano is killed in Vietnam, and into her life comes a civilian recreation director (Parker) who works at Camp Pendleton in this romantic young love drama that originally was titled "Personal Effects."
43.
Stir Crazy (1980) as Deputy Ward Wilson
Two innocents go to prison after being framed for a bank robbery.
44.
Rage (1980) as Ray
The rehabilitation of a convicted rapist (David Soul) through group therapy is the subject of this film which, despite its title, should not be confused with the similarly-named theatrical movies that starred Glenn Ford and George C. Scott, respectively.
45.
Private Benjamin (1980) as Captain William Wooldridge
A spoiled rich girl joins the Army and changes her life.
46.
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (1979)
A rebellious seventeen-year-old girl ignores parental advice and joins her friends as a beach-bound regular on the local hitchhiking circuit, being picked up ultimately by a homicidal maniac.
47.
...And Justice For All (1979) as Frank Bowers
A crusading attorney is assigned to defend a judge accused of rape.
48.
Flesh Gordon (1972) as (Uncredited) Voice Of The Monster
A parody of the serial _Flash Gordon_ with a strong sexual campy flavor. Not only is there nudity any time there is any excuse for it, but many of the scenes are staged as closely as possible to the old serial shots. Many of the scenes are only funny if you've seen the original. Quite outrageous.

Writer (feature film)

49.
Ride With The Wind (1993) as Screenwriter
A down-and-out motorcycle racer's life changes when he meets a young boy battling leukemia.

Producer (feature film)

50.
Ride With The Wind (1993) as Executive Producer
A down-and-out motorcycle racer's life changes when he meets a young boy battling leukemia.

Director (special)

51.
Coach Retrospective: Mary Hart Goes One-on-One With "Coach," The (1994) as Contributing Director
Coach Hayden Fox accepts an invitation by entertainment reporter Mary Hart to go one-on-one with her and take a look at the highlights of his life during the past six years.

Cast (special)

52.
28th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (2002) as Presenter
Coverage of the 28th annual People's Choice Awards presentation, honoring America's favorites in the fields of television, motion pictures and music.
53.
Laureus World Sports Awards (2000) as Presenter
Coverage of the 1st annual Laureus Sports Awards from Monte Carlo, honoring the world's greatest athletes. The five elected categories are World Sportsman of the Year, World Sportswoman of the Year, World Team of the Year, Comeback of the Year and Newcomer of the Year. Outstanding achievement is als
54.
Huntress, The (2000)
A widow sets out on a quest for justice after her bounty hunter husband is mysteriously murdered. She teams up with her headstrong 18-year-old daughter to hunt down his killer. Meanwhile, they must fight for their own financial survival by reviving his bounty-hunting business.
55.
Top Speed (1999) as Host
A look at man's need for speed, from hot rods to rocket ships, jet boats to motorbikes. The program examines the limits to how fast man can go, and the consequences that occur when reaching beyond those limits.
56.
52nd Annual Tony Awards, The (1998) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 52nd annual Tony Awards honoring excellence in the Broadway theater. Awards include Best Play, Musical, Leading Actor (Play, Musical), Leading Actress (Play, Musical), Featured Actor (Play, Musical), Featured Actress (Play, Musical), and Revival.
57.
Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration (1996)
Special celebrating the 30th anniversary of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featuring world renowned entertainers and clips from the hotel's past that include memorable celebrity performances and top sports attractions.
58.
American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg, The (1995)
Tribute to Steven Spielberg, the 23rd recipient of the American Film Institute's career achievement award.
59.
Coach Retrospective: Mary Hart Goes One-on-One With "Coach," The (1994) as Coach Hayden Fox
Coach Hayden Fox accepts an invitation by entertainment reporter Mary Hart to go one-on-one with her and take a look at the highlights of his life during the past six years.
60.
ABC's 40th Anniversary Special (1994) as Segment Host ("Monday Night Football")
A special spotlighting the highlights and milestones from the first 40 years of the ABC Television Network.
61.
Ultimate Driving Challenge, The (1993) as Host
A special, filmed on dangerous roadways in America, presenting problems and offering solutions for safe driving.
62.
Bob Hope: The First Ninety Years (1993)
A gala special celebrating the 90th birthday of Bob Hope.
63.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation (1993)
A special trailing ABC celebrities on their summer vacations and profiling the new fall television season.
64.
45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1993) as Presenter
Live broadcast of the "45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," honoring excellence in television.
65.
Comedy Store's 20th Birthday, The (1992)
A special celebrating The Comedy Store as told by the stand-up comics who performed there.
66.
18th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1992) as Presenter
A live presentation of the "18th Annual People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by special Gallup Poll.
67.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991)
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
68.
47th Annual Golden Globes1989 (1989)
A live telecast of the 47th annual Golden Globe Awards presented by the the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in film and television.

Producer (special)

69.
Coach Retrospective: Mary Hart Goes One-on-One With "Coach," The (1994) as Co-Executive Producer
Coach Hayden Fox accepts an invitation by entertainment reporter Mary Hart to go one-on-one with her and take a look at the highlights of his life during the past six years.
70.
Coach Retrospective: Mary Hart Goes One-on-One With "Coach," The (1994) as Contributing Producer
Coach Hayden Fox accepts an invitation by entertainment reporter Mary Hart to go one-on-one with her and take a look at the highlights of his life during the past six years.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

71.
If These Walls Could Talk (1996) as Jim Harris ("1996")
Focuses on the lives of three pregnant women, each living in the same home during different decades (1952, 1974 and 1996), and how they each deal with their unplanned pregnancies.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

72.
To Serve and Protect (1999) as Tom Carr
Based on the true story of five generations of New York City Irish cops, this miniseries follows a family through their struggles and accomplishments with the New York Police Department.
73.
Peter Benchley's Creature (1998) as Simon Chase
Adaptation of Peter Benchley's novel "White Shark." Recently divorced Dr. Simon Chase has just begun research at a remote island lab, Shark's Tooth Island, long abandoned by the U.S. Navy. Chase is driven by a personal loss to research the link between a cure for cancer and sharks. The natives are f
74.
Fire Next Time, The (1993) as Drew Morgan
Set in the future, the story follows the struggles of a Louisiana family facing the effects of a massive hurricane and the results of global warming.
75.
Murder In Texas (1981) as Jack Ramsey
Dramatization of the sensational Texas court case of the late '60s involving a noted Houston plastic surgeon, accused of doing away with his socially prominent first wife in order to marry somebody else. Based on the book by the doctor's second wife, the film resulted in an Emmy Award nomination for

Cast (short)

76.
The Making of Poltergeist (1982)
A behind-the-scenes promotional short on the making of "Poltergeist" (1982).

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