Craig T. Nelson  American Actor

Current Status

According to our records, Craig T. Nelson is possibly single. His last relationship was when Doria Cook-Nelson married Craig T. Nelson in 1987.


Craig T. Nelson was previously married to Doria Cook-Nelson (1987).

He has also been in relationships with Robin Nelson.


Craig T. Nelson is a 72 year old American Actor. Born Craig Theodore Nelson on 4th April, 1944 in Spokane, Washington, USA, he is famous for Coach, The District in a career that spans 1971–present. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Craig T. Nelson has been in 6 on-screen matchups, notably with Bonnie Bedelia in The Fire Next Time (1993), Diane Keaton in The Family Stone (2005), Holly Hunter in The Incredibles (2004), JoBeth Williams in Poltergeist (1982) and Mary Steenburgen in The Proposal (2009).

Craig T. Nelson is a member of the following lists: Sportspeople from Spokane, Washington, Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award winners and Male actors from Washington (state).


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Dating History

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Craig T. Nelson72 AriesActor
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Get Hard2015MartinMovie
Grace and Frankie2015GuyTV Show
Disney Infinity 3.02015Mr. IncredibleMovie
Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes2014Mr. IncredibleMovie
Soul Surfer2011Dr. RovinskyMovie
The Company Men2010SalingerMovie
Parenthood2010Zeek BravermanTV Show
Hawaii Five-02010Tyler CainTV Show
The Proposal2009Joe PaxtonMovie
Blades of Glory2007CoachMovie
The Family Stone2005Kelly StoneMovie
My Name Is Earl2005Warden Jerry HazelwoodTV Show
The Incredibles2004Bob ParrMovie
CSI: NY2004Robert DunbrookTV Show
Monk2002Judge Ethan RickoverTV Show
All Over Again2001Cole TwainMovie
The Agency2001Chief Jack MannionTV Show
The Skulls2000Litten MandrakeMovie
Dirty Pictures2000Sheriff Simon LeisTV Movie
The District2000Chief Jack MannionTV Show
The Huntress2000Ralph ThorsonTV Show
To Serve and Protect1999Tom CarrTV Movie
Creature1998Dr. Simon ChaseTV Movie
The Devil's Advocate1997Alexander CullenMovie
Wag the Dog1997Senator John Neal (uncredited)Movie
Ghosts of Mississippi1996Ed PetersMovie
I'm Not Rappaport1996The CowboyMovie
If These Walls Could Talk1996Jim Harris (segment "1996")TV Movie
Probable Cause1994Lieutenant Louis WhitmireTV Movie
Take Me Home Again1994LarryTV Movie
Ride with the Wind1994Frank ShelbyTV Movie
The Fire Next Time1993Drew MorganTV Movie
The Switch1993Russ FineTV Movie
The Josephine Baker Story1991Walter WinchellTV Movie
Drug Wars: The Camarena Story1990Harley SteinmetzTV Show
Extreme Close-Up1990PhilipTV Movie
Red Riding Hood1989Godfrey, PercivalMovie
Troop Beverly Hills1989Freddy NeflerMovie
Turner & Hooch1989Chief Howard HydeMovie
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story1989Major Bill HarcourtTV Movie
Coach1989Coach Hayden FoxTV Show
Action Jackson1988Peter DellaplaneMovie
Me and Him1988Peter AramisMovie
Rachel River1987Marlyn HuutulaMovie
Poltergeist II: The Other Side1986Steve FreelingMovie
Alex: The Life of a Child1986Frank DefordTV Movie
The Ted Kennedy Jr. Story1986Senator Edward KennedyTV Movie
The Killing Fields1984Military AttachéMovie
Call to Glory1984Colonel Raynor SarnacTV Show
All the Right Moves1983NickersonMovie
Man, Woman and Child1983Bernie AckermanMovie
The Osterman Weekend1983Bernard OstermanMovie
Newton's Apple1983TV Show
Poltergeist1982Steve FreelingMovie
Paper Dolls1982Michael CaswellTV Movie
Chicago Story1982Kenneth A. DuttonTV Show
The Toast of Manhattan1982Movie
Chicago Story1981Kenneth A. DuttonTV Movie
Murder in Texas1981Jack RamseyTV Movie
Private Benjamin1981Col. Hogan, Capt. BraddockTV Show
Inmates: A Love Story1981DanielsTV Movie
Private Benjamin1980Capt. William WoodbridgeMovie
Stir Crazy1980Deputy Ward WilsonMovie
The Formula1980Geologist #2Movie
Where the Buffalo Roam1980Cop on StandMovie
Rage!1980RayTV Movie
The Promise of Love1980Major LandauTV Movie
...And Justice for All.1979Frank BowersMovie
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker1979TV Movie
How the West Was Won1978TuggerTV Show
The White Shadow1978Father PhilTV Show
WKRP in Cincinnati1978Charlie BathgateTV Show
Charlie's Angels1976StoneTV Show
Wonder Woman1975SamTV Show
Flesh Gordon1974The MonsterMovie
Scream Blacula Scream1973Sarge (as Craig Nelson)Movie
Bachelor-at-Law1973Mr. PierceTV Movie
The Return of Count Yorga1971Sgt. O'Connor (as Craig Nelson)Movie
Mary Tyler Moore1970CharlieTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (7)

rn_tracy1_rnApr 26, 2013

weird, his birthday is 4/4/44. Anyway, loved him in Coach. That was a great show.

kathyMar 31, 2010

does anyone know about his next speaking engagement?

RaynorJan 18, 2009

I agree, he is sooooo hot,

angelaJun 7, 2008

there is something so sexy about Craig T an he is sexiest man in my book, that deep voice, body and personality wow

KellySep 15, 2007

I like him too.

Boomer loves CoachAug 11, 2007

I totallllllllllllly agree ! I`m a new fan of Craig T. Nelson, and watch him every morning on COACH, and then tape THE DISTRICT. Talk about `sexiest man in America`

CisMay 9, 2007

Craig T is soooooooooooo hottttttt.

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    Craig Theodore Nelson (born April 4, 1944) is an American actor and former comedian. He is best known for his Emmy-winning role as Hayden Fox on the TV series Coach, Deputy Ward Wilson in the 1980 film Stir Crazy, Steven Freeling in the 1982 film Pol...

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    First Name Craig
    Middle Name T.
    Last Name Nelson
    Full Name at Birth Craig Theodore Nelson
    Age 72 years
    Birthday 4th April, 1944
    Birthplace Spokane, Washington, USA
    Height 6' 3½" (192 cm)
    Build Athletic
    Eye Color Brown - Light
    Hair Color Brown - Light
    Zodiac Sign Aries
    Sexuality Straight
    Religion Christian
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Actor
    Occupation Actor
    Claim to Fame Coach, The District
    Year(s) Active 1971–present
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