Nick Nolte

Nick Nolte

Age
73
Birthday
Feb. 8th, 1941
Born in
Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Height
6' 1

Nick Nolte's Main TV Roles

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

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore
2008 - Tropic Thunder
2008 - The Spiderwick Chronicles
2008 - The Mysteries of Pittsburgh
2007 - Chicago 10
2006 - Over the Hedge
2006 - Paris, je t'aime
2005 - Neverwas
2004 - Hotel Rwanda
2003 - Hulk
2003 - Northfork
2000 - Trixie
2000 - The Golden Bowl
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 - The Player
1992 - Lorenzo's Oil
1991 - The Prince of Tides
1991 - Cape Fear
1990 - Everybody Wins
1990 - Another 48 Hrs.
1990 - Q & A
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
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
2
Ron Johnson
1
Captain Alan Melder
1
Fred
1
Barney Austin
1
Walter Smith
1
Tommy
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

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.


TRIVIA:
  • 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).
  • His paternal grandfather was a German farmer with a farm in Iowa.
  • 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.
  • Considered for the lead in _The Thing (1982)_ (qv).
  • He, along with 'Christopher Walken' (qv), were both considered for the role of Han Solo in _Star Wars (1977)_ (qv).
  • Is of German, Swedish, Irish and Italian descent.
  • Turned down the role of Indiana Jones in _Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)_ (qv).


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