Nick Nolte

Actor + Film Producer
Born Feb 8, 1941

Nicholas King "Nick" Nolte is an American actor. His career has spanned over five decades, peaking in the 1990s, when his commercial success made him one of the better known stars of that decade. His films include 48 Hrs. (1982), Cape Fear (1991), Afterglow (1997), Affliction (1997), The Thin Red Line (1998), The Good Thief (2003), and Warrior (2011). He has been nominated for three Academy Awards, twice for Best Actor and once for Best Supporting Actor.… Read More

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1941 Birth Nolte was born February 8, 1941, in Omaha, Nebraska. … Read More


1959 18 Years Old Following his high school graduation in 1959, he attended Pasadena City College in Southern California, Arizona State University in Tempe (on a football scholarship), Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher and Phoenix College in Phoenix. … Read More


1970 29 Years Old Nolte first starred in the television miniseries, Rich Man, Poor Man, based on Irwin Shaw's 1970 best-selling novel. … Read More


1973 32 Years Old In 1973, he guest-starred in the Griff episode, "Who Framed Billy the Kid?", as Billy Randolph, a football player accused of murder. … Read More


1991 50 Years Old In 1991, Nolte starred in The Prince of Tides and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. … Read More


2006 65 Years Old He also played supporting roles in the 2006 drama Peaceful Warrior and the 2008 comedy Tropic Thunder.
2011 70 Years Old In 2011, Nolte played recovering alcoholic Paddy Conlon in Warrior, and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. … Read More
2015 74 Years Old In 2015, Nolte starred in the biopic comedy-drama A Walk in the Woods and in the revenge thriller Return to Sender. … Read More
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