skip navigation
Judd Nelson

Judd Nelson

| VIEW ALL

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here
ADD YOUR COMMENT>

share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (0)

Recent DVDs

 
 

St. Elmo's... "St. Elmo's Fire" (1985) follows seven friends that are attempting to figure out... more info $9.98was $9.98 Buy Now

From The Hip... "From The Hip" (1987) is a masterpiece in film, directed by Bob Clark. Judd... more info $9.98was $9.98 Buy Now

The Boondock... In "The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day," Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman... more info $9.99was $9.99 Buy Now

Fandango DVD ... The year is 1971. The Vietnam War is going full force. Kevin Costner as party... more info $5.99was $14.98 Buy Now

The Day The... The people of earth must prove their worth in this sci-fi thriller that pits the... more info $6.99was $6.99 Buy Now

Dark Asylum... Paulina Porizkova and Judd Nelson star in, "Dark Asylum," (2001) the story of a... more info $14.98was $14.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died:
Born: November 28, 1959 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Portland, Maine, USA Profession: Cast ... actor screenwriter
RATE AND COMMENT

BIOGRAPHY

This member of the group of young actors dubbed by the media as the Brat Pack briefly cornered the market of playing smugly contentious, troubled young men, as in "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire" (both 1985). After an upper-class upbringing (prepping at St. Paul's and college at Haverford), Nelson moved to New York to study with Stella Adler. Relocating to Los Angeles at the age of 25, he immediately hit the big-time with a starring part in the teen comedy "Making the Grade" (1984). After a similar farce, Kevin Reynolds' "Fandango" (1985), co-starring a neophyte Kevin Costner, full-blast stardom arrived with John Hughes' popular coming-of-age film "The Breakfast Club". Nelson played the smirking cynic in that and his next, Joel Schumacher's equally successful "St. Elmo's Fire". He and co-stars Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Rob Lowe and Demi Moore became the media darlings of the day, and Nelson obliged with off-screen antics, partying and romancing.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute