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

2015 - Run All Night
2014 - Hateship Loveship
2014 - Noah
2010 - Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2008 - The Spiderwick Chronicles
2008 - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
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 - I Love Trouble
1994 - Blue Chips
1992 - Lorenzo's Oil
1992 - The Player
1991 - Cape Fear
1991 - The Prince of Tides
1990 - Everybody Wins
1990 - Another 48 Hrs.
1990 - Q & A
1989 - New York Stories
1989 - Farewell to the King
1989 - Three Fugitives
1987 - Extreme Prejudice
1986 - Down and Out in Beverly Hills
1984 - Teachers
1983 - Under Fire
1982 - Cannery Row
1982 - 48 Hrs.
1979 - North Dallas Forty
1978 - Who'll Stop the Rain
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
Billy Randolph
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.

  • Father, with girlfriend 'Clytie Lane' (qv), of a girl born on October 3th 2007 in Los Angeles. The girl weighed seven pounds thirteen ounces.
  • Nolte's father, Franklin A. Nolte, was an All-American candidate at Iowa State in 1934. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II, with the elite US Marine Raiders. When he was discharged, he went home to his family, but according to Nick Nolte, he was a different man and didn't speak often. Nolte consulted his father while preparing for _Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)_ (qv) where he played a Vietnam veteran.
  • (1992) Chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.
  • He, along with 'Christopher Walken' (qv), were both considered for the role of Han Solo in _Star Wars (1977)_ (qv).
  • Turned down the role of Indiana Jones in _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)_ (qv).
  • Was considered for the role of Superman/Clark Kent in _Superman (1978)_ (qv).
  • Attended Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • 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."

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