Craig T. Nelson was born on April 4, 1944 in Spokane, Washington.
His birth name is Craig Theodore Nelson, he has also gone by
the nickname Fish. Sometimes Craig T. Nelson is credited as
Litton Mandrake and Craig Nelson.
To avoid confusion Craig T. Nelson added the "T" as a middle
initial to avoid confusion with the actor, Craig Richard Nelson.
Craig T. Nelson was in the drama ALL
THE RIGHT MOVES As a football coach in 1983.
In 2004, Craig T. Nelson brought to life the animated character
Mr. Incredible-Bob Parr in the hit movie THE INCREDIBLES and
again in 2005 for INCREDIBLES AND PALS.
The role that made Craig T. Nelson a star,or at least unforgettable
was his role as the patriarch in POLTERGEIST; first in 1982 and for
the sequel in 1986: POLTERGEIST II: THE OTHER SIDE.
He recently playing Chief Jack Mannion, Craig T. Nelson is on
the TV series THE DISTRICT. Not only does Nelson play the lead role,
he is also the co-executive producer, consulting producer,
and the writer of the story: THE DISTRICT.
It would be the role of coach Hayden Fox that would win Craig
T. Nelson an Emmy. The TV series was the very popular sitcom
Craig T. Nelson's other notable credits include...