Mostly Credited As: Craig T. Nelson
Birth Name: Craig Theodore Nelson
Date Of Birth: April 04, 1944 (Age 72)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Spokane, Washington
Height: 6' 3 ½" (1.91 m)
Actor best known to TV viewers for his role as recovering Neanderthal/football coach Hayden Fox on the hit ABC sitcom Coach which aired from 1989-97. After Coach ended, Nelson starred in the CBS police drama The District and most recently appeared in a recurring role on the NBC comedy My Name is Earl. His best known film role was as the father in the classic 1982 horror film Poltergeist.