Craig T Nelson is a well-known American personality who came into the limelight of media after appearing in the television series Coach as Hayden Fox.

Nelson is also known for his appearance as Bob Parr in The Incredibles, Steve Freeling in Poltergeist, Kelly Stone in The Family Stone, etc.

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Full NameCraig Theodore Nelson
Date of Birth April 4, 1944
Birth PlaceSpokane, Washington
FatherGilbert Nelson
MotherVera Margaret
ProfessionActor and Comedian
Age77 years old
Weight 78 kg
Height5 feet 8 inches
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye Colorbrown
Hair Colorgray
Net Worth $20 million.

Early Life

The actress Craig T Nelson was born on April 4, 1944, in Spokane, Washington, the United States of America. As of 2022, Craig has turned 77 years old. His full name is Craig Theodore Nelson. He was born as a son to his father, Gilbert Nelson and Vera Margaret. Vera is a dancer, and Armand is a businessman. He lost his father in 1964 and his mother in 1971. Nelson hasn’t shared much information about his siblings and relatives.

Craig holds an American Nationality and falls on the White ethnicity. Nelson’s zodiac sign is Aries and follows Christianity.

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Physcial Appearance

Craig T Nelson is a man who is in his late 70s and stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches which is 178 cm from the ground level. Nelson has a slim body type with a weight of 78 kg, which is 171 lbs. Craig has a pair of brown eyes with gray hair because of old age, and his body measurements such as chest size, shoe size, waist size, hip size, dress size are yet to be specified.

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Craig T Nelson is an educated man who went to Central Washington University and received his graduation from high school. After that, Nelson enrolled in Yakima Valley College and received his degree. Further, Craig studied acting at the University of Arizona on a scholarship.

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How did Craig T Nelson start his career?

Craig T Nelson’s career began as a comedian, and he performed from The Groundlings Comedy troupe. This comedy was formed by members Barry Levinson, Craig, and Rudy De Luca, and they used to perform in The Comedy Store. But Craig didn’t settle for this, and he started his career in acting after resigning from the comedy world in 1973. His first debut was from The Tim Conway Comedy Hour in 1970. He was already famous because of his comedy troupe, but Craig became a globally popular figure after beginning an actor.

Nelson’s other roles are Charlie in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Mr. Pierce in Bachelor-at-Law, Sarge in Scream Blacula Scream, The Monster in Flesh Gordon. He has also appeared in many other movies and series such as Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, How the West Was Won, And Justice for All, Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker, Where the Buffalo Roam, The Yeagers, and many more.

Some of his other projects are Young Sheldon, Pixar Popcorn, Incredibles 2, Grace and Frankie, Parenthood, Disney Infinity, Soul Surfer, Monk, CSI: NY, and My Name Is Earl, The District, The Agency, Creature, Wag the Dog, Coach, and many more. Nelson has won Emmy award for his appearance in Coach.

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Relationship Status and Controversy

Craig T Nelson is a married man who tied the knot with Doria Cook- Nelson. Doria walked down the aisle in 1987. She is a martial arts association president, freelance writer, karate instructor, and tai chi teacher.

Although Doria has also worked in several movies, her famous role is in Musical Mame. This wasn’t the first relationship for Craig since he was previously married to Robin McCarthy, with whom he shares three children. As of now, Nelson and Cook are living happily with each other.

Talking about controversy, Craig is not involved in any controversial matters until now and can maintain a clean image in the industry.

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What is Craig T Nelson’s Net worth?

Craig T Nelson makes a decent amount of money from his career as an actor and comedian. He also made money from The Grounding comedy troupe. As per some sources, Craig has an estimated net worth of around $20 million.

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Social Media

Craig T Nelson shows his presence on Twitter (@TheCraigTNelson) with around 1065 followers.


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