Judd Nelson Biography (1959-)

Born November 28, 1959, in Portland, ME; son of Leonard (an attorney) and Merle (a court mediator) Nelson. Addresses: Contact: c/o Lighthouse Entertainment, 209 North Camden Dr., Suite 202, Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4423.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
November 28, 1959
Portland, Maine, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Eddie Keaton, Making the Grade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Cannon/United Artists, 1984
  • John Bender, The Breakfast Club, Universal, 1985
  • Phil Hicks, Fandango, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Alec Newbary, St. Elmo's Fire, Columbia, 1985
  • Billy Turner, Blue City, Paramount, 1986
  • Voice of Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime, Transformers: The Movie (also known as Matrix Forever, The Transformers, Transformers the Movie: Mokushiroku matrix yo eien ni, and Transformers: Matrix yo eien ni), DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986
  • Robin "Stormy" Weathers, From the Hip, De Laurentiis EntertainmentGroup, 1987
  • Motorcycle cop, Never on Tuesday, 1988
  • Arthur "Buck" Taylor, Relentless, New Line Cinema, 1989
  • Himself, Far Out Man (also known as Soul Man II), 1990
  • Officer Nick Peretti, New Jack City, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Marty Malt, The Dark Backward, 1991
  • Andrew Blumenthal, Primary Motive, 1992
  • Jimmy, Every Breath, 1993
  • David Mirkin, Entangled (also known as Les veufs), 1993
  • Jimmie Wing, Airheads, 1994
  • Prisoner One, Hail Caesar, 1994
  • Harry Mirapolsky, Flinch, 1994
  • Phil Gallo, Caroline at Midnight (also known as Someone's Watching), 1994
  • Hit man, For a Few Lousy Dollars, Front Row Communications/Malofilm Distribution/Showcase Entertainment, 1996
  • Matt Curran, Blackwater Trail, Warnervision Entertainment, 1996
  • Nathaniel Burke, Steel, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Ken Knowles, Light It Up, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1999
  • Alan Freed, The Big Beat Heat, 1999
  • Falcon Down, New City Releasing, 2000
  • Rufus, the buck-toothed sluggard, Endsville, 2000
  • Max, The Cure for Boredom (also known as Sex and Bullets),Showcase Entertainment, 2000
  • Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Miramax/Dimension, 2001
  • Aaron Roberts, The Lost Voyage, New City Releasing, 2001
  • Asylum, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Jack Richmond, Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1996-99
  • Miniseries
  • Joe Hunt, Billionaire Boys Club, NBC, 1987
  • Movies
  • Lieutenant Pete Dunham, Out of the Ashes (also known as Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes), NBC, 1990
  • Gideon, Conflict of Interest, 1993
  • Dr. Jennings, Blindfold: Acts of Obsession (also known as Blindfold), USA Network, 1994
  • Paul Kinsey, Circumstances Unknown, USA Network, 1995
  • Title role, Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story, NBC,1999
  • Stanley Caldwell, Cabin by the Lake, USA Network, 2000
  • Phillip Warren, The Spiral Staircase, Fox Family Channel, 2000
  • Hulka, The New Adventures of Spin and Marty: Suspect Behavior, ABC, 2000
  • Specials
  • Funny, You Don't Look 200 (also known as Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville), ABC, 1987
  • Voice, Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (also known as Dear America), 1987
  • Unauthorized Biography: Jane Fonda, syndicated, 1988
  • Host, Harley-Davidson: The American Motorcycle, TBS, 1993
  • Host, Unmasked: Exposing the Secrets of Deception, The Learning Channel, 1998
  • The Brat Pack: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1999
  • Outer Limits Farewell Tribute, Showtime and syndicated, 2000
  • Episodic
  • "Camille," Moonlighting, 1986
  • "What's Cookin'?" Tales from the Crypt, 1992
  • Guest host, Later, NBC, 1994
  • Harry Longworth, "Something about Harry," The Outer Limits, 2000
  • Awards Presentations
  • The ALMA Awards, 1998
  • Presenter, The 13th Annual Genesis Awards, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Henry Hitchcock, Sleeping Dogs, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1986
  • Sling/Bartender, Planet Fires, Mark Taper Forum, 1986
  • Orphans, Burt Reynolds Dinner Theatre, Jupiter, FL, 1986
  • Paulie, Temple, American Jewish Theatre, New York City, 1988
  • Also appeared as Mozart, Mozart and Salieri; Roy, Domino Courts; and Don Juan, The Stone Guest. Appeared in productions with Shoestring Theatre Company, 1976-78.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Appeared in the John Parr music video St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion).
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Every Breath, 1993

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Entertainment Weekly, September 20, 1996, p. 64.
    • People Weekly, April 19, 1999, p. 121; October 18, 1999, p. 151.

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