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Craig T. Nelson

Facts of Craig T. Nelson

Date of Birth: 1944 , April-4
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name John Rich
Birth Name John Rich
Nick Name Laura
Father Nigel Allen
Mother Elaine Allen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer-songwriter
Net Worth $6 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 10(US)
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Vocals, bass guitar, guitar
Married Yes
Married to Joan Rich (m. 2008)
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Working For Big & Rich
Face Color White
Education McGill University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show The Night Shift Since 2014
Siblings Amelia Allen, Dan Allen
Salary N/A
Awards N/A
Religion Christianity
Boyfriend Corey Sevier
Neck Size 9.1
Movies The Vow (2012)
Special Title Travel writer
Affair with Joan Rich
Girlfriend Joan Rich
Music Group Big & Rich (Since 1998), Lonestar (1992 – 1998), MuzikMafia (Since 2001)
Sisters Amy
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
Tattoo(s) 117 pounds
Albums Son of a Preacher Man

Quick Timeline of Craig T. Nelson

1944 Born in Spokane, Washington
1965 Married to Robin McCarthy
1964 His father died
1971 Began his acting career
1989 Appeared in the television series, Coach
1987 Married to Doria Cook
1992 Won Primetime Emmy Awards
2012 Won Prism Awards
2005 Won Visual Effects Society Awards
2004 Appeared in the video game, The Incredibles

Detail Timeline of Craig T. Nelson

April 4 , 1944

Born in Spokane, Washington

Craig who is also known by his nicknames Fish and Coach was born as Craig Theodore Nelson in Spokane, Washington, United States of America to Vera Margaret and Armand Gilbert Nelson. He is an American and is of Norwegian, German, English, Scots, Irish and Dutch descent.

June 12 , 1965

Married to Robin McCarthy

On 12th of June 1965, Craig got married to Robin McCarthy. Robin McCarthy is a normal housewife. As a married couple they have been parents three times. Though they were happily married, this married life came to an end in 1982. They got divorced on 15th of June 1982.

1964

His father died

Craig T. Nelson was born on the laps of Vera Margaret and Armand Gilbert Nelson. His father Armand Gilbert Nelson was a businessman and he was dead in 1964. His mother Vera Margaret was an avid dancer. 

1971

Began his acting career

He has also been active in acting since 1971. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Sgt. O'Connor in the 1971 horror movie, The Return of Count Yorga. Three years later he appeared in the movie, Flesh Gordon.

1989

Appeared in the television series, Coach

His breakthrough role came in 1989 after he began starring the role of Coach Hayden Fox in the TV series, Coach. He also got his first Primetime Emmy Awards and Golden Globes, USA nomination for this role. 

1987

Married to Doria Cook

Few years later after Craig dissolved his first married life, he began dating Doria Cook. Doria Cook is an actress and a freelance writer. She is also popular for being the president of a martial arts association. After being in love for several months they finally got married in 1987.

1992

Won Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and he has also been honored with this award once. He won this award for the first time in 1992 and that was for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.

2012

Won Prism Awards

For starring the role of Chief Jack Mannion, he got his first nomination in Prism Awards in 2004. He was honored with this award later in 2012 and that was for Male Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline.

2005

Won Visual Effects Society Awards

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2005, he got his one and only nomination in Visual Effects Society Awards and he was honored with this award that year for Outstanding Performance by an Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture.

2004

Appeared in the video game, The Incredibles

Besides his appearance in the various TV series and movies, he has also appeared in the several video games. In 2004, he voice acted in the video game The Incredibles. He also appeared in the Disney Infinity as Bob Parr/Mr. Incredible in 2012. 

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On 12th of June 1965, Craig got married to Robin McCarthy. Robin McCarthy is a normal housewife. As a married couple they have been parents three times. Though they were happily married, this married life came to an end in 1982. They got divorced on 15th of June 1982.

Few years later after Craig dissolved his first married life, he began dating Doria Cook. Doria Cook is an actress and a freelance writer. She is also popular for being the president of a martial arts association. After being in love for several months they finally got married in 1987.

As a child, Craig was an avid athlete. He began taking karate lessons and finally won his brown belt few years later. Besides karate, he was also active in football and baseball. He played as a quarterback from his high school football team. After the completion of his high school graduation, he joined Central Washington University where he majored in criminology. However, he began his interest in show business and acting and then he dropped out from there. He began his professional career as a comedian in 1971. He also worked as a The Groundlings comedy troupe and then formed his own comedy group with Barry Levinson, and Rudy De Luca. He has also been active in acting since 1971. He made his acting debut by starring the role of Sgt. O'Connor in the 1971 horror movie, The Return of Count Yorga. His breakthrough role came in 1989 after he began starring the role of Coach Hayden Fox in the TV series, Coach. His net worth is said to be around $20 million dollars.