Craig T. Nelson

1944 - Today

Craig T. Nelson

Craig Theodore Nelson (born April 4, 1944) is an American actor and former stand-up comedian. He is known for his roles as Hayden Fox in the sitcom Coach (for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series), Deputy Ward Wilson in the 1980 film Stir Crazy, Steve Freeling in the 1982 film Poltergeist, Peter Dellaplane in Action Jackson, and Chief Howard Hyde in Turner & Hooch (1989), the warden in My Name is Earl, and Mr. Incredible in the 2004 film The Incredibles and its 2018 sequel. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Craig T. Nelson has received more than 4,103,543 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,041st most popular actor.

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  • 4.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.25

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Craig T. Nelson ranks 2,012 out of 8,832Before him are Linda Darnell, Fons Rademakers, Ken Jenkins, Bill Duke, Rhys Ifans, and Ian Bannen. After him are Kevin Peter Hall, Harris Yulin, Nonna Mordyukova, Jack Cassidy, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, and Tate Donovan.

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Among people born in 1944, Craig T. Nelson ranks 229Before him are Yoshitada Yamaguchi, Everaldo, Mauro Piacenza, Ali Benflis, Odd Nerdrum, and John Milius. After him are Edgar Froese, Rory Byrne, Glen Cook, Jim Abrahams, Chung Hong-won, and Claude-Michel Schönberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Craig T. Nelson ranks 3,440 out of 12,171Before him are Linda Darnell (1923), Ken Jenkins (1940), Bill Duke (1943), L. L. Langstroth (1810), John Milius (1944), and Alan Wilson (1943). After him are Edwin Moses (1955), Charles Dillon Perrine (1867), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Charles Kittel (1916), Jack Cassidy (1927), and Dolley Madison (1768).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Craig T. Nelson ranks 961Before him are Carla Gugino (1971), Mitch Pileggi (1952), Fred MacMurray (1908), Linda Darnell (1923), Ken Jenkins (1940), and Bill Duke (1943). After him are Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Jack Cassidy (1927), Tate Donovan (1963), Dominic Chianese (1931), Georgia Hale (1900), and Bruce Boxleitner (1950).