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 - Noah
2014 - Hateship, Loveship
2013 - The Company You Keep
2013 - Gangster Squad
2013 - Parker
2011 - Warrior
2011 - Arthur
2011 - Zookeeper
2008 - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
2008 - The Spiderwick Chronicles
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2007 - Chicago 10
2006 - Over the Hedge
2006 - Off the Black
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 - Mulholland Falls
1996 - Mother Night
1994 - I Love Trouble
1994 - Blue Chips
1992 - The Player
1991 - Cape Fear
1991 - The Prince of Tides
1990 - Another 48 Hrs.
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 - Cannery Row
1982 - 48 Hrs.
1979 - North Dallas Forty
1977 - The Deep
1975 - Return to Macon County
1973 - Electra Glide in Blue

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


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.

  • His paternal grandfather was a German farmer with a farm in Iowa.
  • Father of 'Brawley Nolte' (qv).
  • His father, Frank Nolte, was an irrigation pump salesman. His father was also an All-American candidate at Iowa State in 1934. His mother, Helen Nolte, was a department store buyer. He has an older sister, Nancy, who is the executive for Red Cross.
  • In 1978 Karen Ecklund, his girlfriend of 5 years, sued him for community property and support.
  • Was supposed to host _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) back in 1982 as part of the promotional tour for _48 Hrs. (1982)_ (qv), which was the film debut of then _"Saturday Night Live" (1975)_ (qv) star 'Eddie Murphy (I)' (qv), but fell ill at the last minute and had to drop out, so Murphy hosted in his place.
  • (1992) Chosen as People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.
  • Nolte gained 50 pounds for his role in _Q & A (1990)_ (qv).
  • Turned down the role of Indiana Jones in _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)_ (qv).

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