Nick Nolte

Nicholas King Nick Nolte is an American actor and former model. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor Motion Picture Drama, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for the 1991 film The Prince of Tides. He went on to receive Academy Award nominations for Affliction and Warrior . His other film appearances include The Deep , 48 Hrs. , Down and Out in Beverly Hills , Another 48 Hrs. , Everybody Wins , Cape Fear , Lorenzos Oil , The Thin Red Line , Hulk , The Good Thief , Hotel Rwanda , Tropic Thunder , A Walk in the Woods and The Ridiculous.

Nolte was born February 8, 1941, in Omaha, Nebraska. His father, Franklin Arthur Nolte , was a farmers son who ran away from home, nearly dropped out of high school and was a threetime letter winner in football at Iowa State University , and his mother, Helen , was a department store buyer. His ancestry includes German, English, ScotsIrish, Scottish and SwissGerman. Noltes maternal grandfather, Matthew Leander King, invented the hollowtile silo and was prominent in early aviation. His maternal grandmother ran the student union at Iowa State University. He has an older sister, Nancy, who was an executive for the Red Cross.

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