Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte

Feb. 8th, 1941
Born in
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
6' 1

Nick Nolte's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Gracepoint TV Show
Rich Man, Poor Man TV Show
Rich Man, Poor Man

Main Movie Roles

2014 - Hateship Loveship
2014 - Noah
2010 - Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
2008 - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2008 - The Spiderwick Chronicles
2007 - Chicago 10
2006 - Paris, je t'aime
2006 - Over the Hedge
2005 - Neverwas
2004 - Hotel Rwanda
2003 - Hulk
2003 - Northfork
2000 - The Golden Bowl
2000 - Trixie
1999 - Breakfast of Champions
1998 - The Thin Red Line
1997 - Afterglow
1997 - Affliction
1997 - Nightwatch
1996 - Mother Night
1996 - Mulholland Falls
1994 - Blue Chips
1994 - I Love Trouble
1992 - Lorenzo's Oil
1992 - The Player
1991 - The Prince of Tides
1991 - Cape Fear
1990 - Another 48 Hrs.
1990 - Q & A
1990 - Everybody Wins
1989 - Three Fugitives
1989 - Farewell to the King
1989 - New York Stories
1987 - Extreme Prejudice
1986 - Down and Out in Beverly Hills
1984 - Teachers
1983 - Under Fire
1982 - 48 Hrs.
1982 - Cannery Row
1979 - North Dallas Forty
1978 - Who'll Stop the Rain
1978 - Big Wednesday
1977 - The Deep
1975 - Return to Macon County
1973 - Electra Glide in Blue

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Paul Barringer
Ron Johnson
Captain Alan Melder
Barney Austin
Walter Smith
[Complete List]


Nick Nolte was born in Omaha, Nebraska and began his career on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse and in regional theater productions. His breakthrough role was in the TV mini-series "Rich Man, Poor Man" (1976), playing the role of "Tom/Tommy Jordache". Nick Nolte said that when he played a young man in the early scenes of the project, he weighed about 160 pounds. When he played a middle aged man in the later scenes, he weighed over 180 pounds.

  • In 1962, Nolte was given five years probation for selling fake draft cards.
  • Attended Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Considered for the role of John Rambo in _First Blood (1982)_ (qv).
  • Nolte was a heavy drinker until 1990. When 'Katharine Hepburn' (qv) accused him of falling down drunk in every gutter in town, he replied: "I've got a few to go yet."
  • Attended Kingsley Elementary School in Waterloo, Iowa
  • Was cast in _Pride and Glory (2008)_ (qv), but just before shooting began, an old knee injury flared up from his footballing days and he had to drop out.
  • He eagerly pursued the role of Cpt. Willard in _Apocalypse Now (1979)_ (qv). When 'Harvey Keitel' (qv) was fired, Nolte thought he had the part, but Coppola gave it to 'Martin Sheen' (qv).
  • (1992) Chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.

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