The famous “Couch” member Craig T. Nelson was nominated for Golden Globe awards for four years in a row in 1992-1995.
Craig began his career as a comic taking part in stand up shows. Barry Levinson was his friend and partner.
The first significant role in “Poltergeist” gave him a chance to prove himself as a gifted actor and won love of the audience. Later he took several episodic roles.
Best Known For
Among Nelson's most recognizable characters are a football coach and Mr. Incredible.
“Parenthood” brought him a Prism Award in 2012 and for “The District” he got a nomination.
He worked also as a producer in “Ride with the Wind” (1994) and in the series “The District” (2000-2003).
His partners on the set were Ossie Davis, Al Pacino, Walter Matthau and Keanu Reeves.
His religion is Christianity. The star did not talk much about his spirituals.
The actor is surely straight. He was married twice. With his first wife Robin, they welcomed three children: Tiffany, Chris and Noah.
The second time he tied the knot with Doria Cook-Nelson in 1987.
Worth To Know
He is fond of cars and racing. Craig is an owner of the “Screaming Eagles”, an auto-racing team. Once, Nelson took part in Toyota Celebrity Long Beach Grand Prix competition and came third.
His two sons, Chris and Noah became writers.
“What happened to society...I’ve been on food stamps and welfare, did anybody help me out? No...They gave me hope, they gave me encouragement...” – resented the star and refused to pay taxes.