Nick Nolte is a three-time Academy Award-nominated veteran American actor. He was born on February 8, 1941, in Omaha, Nebraska.
Besides being a prolific actor who has performed in over a hundred on-screen features across the small screens and the big, Nolte has also dabbled as a producer, author, and was a former model in the '60s and '70s.
Here are seven facts about Nick Nolte:
7. Voiced Kuiil For The Mandalorian
Nolte's on-screen presence has been anything but ephemeral, and in 2020 - more than half a century after his debut - he is still a presence.
Nolte has a deep and foreboding voice, which he lends to the acclaimed Disney+ space-adventure series, The Mandalorian.
In the latest installment in the Star Wars saga, Nolte voices the character Kuiil.
He is one of the actors that makes up the ensemble cast featuring the likes of Pedro Pascal, Rio Hackford, and Carl Weathers, to name a few.
6. His Celebrity Doppelganger Is Gary Busey
You wouldn't be the only one in thinking Nick Nolte looks eerily similar to Gary Busey; entire forum posts, discussion sites, and articles are dedicated to comparing the two.
They share the same blonde locks and have facial features that are uncannily similar to the other. The co-incidence increases tenfold when considering the similar career trajectories they both have embarked upon: Busey is also an actor, not unlike Nolte.
However, despite their eerie resemblance to the other, Nolte and Busey are not related in any way.
5. He Has Been Married Four Times
While it might not seem like it today, Nolte was a hit with the ladies in his prime. Not only was he crushingly handsome, but his stature as a major movie star made the ladies swoon over him.
As such, Nolte has been married on four separate occasions.
First Marriage To Sheila Page
Nolte's first marriage happened in 1966 with the American actress Sheila Page - of The New Dick Van Dyke Show fame. They were married for four years before they divorced in 1970.
Second Wife, Sharyn Haddad
Nolte became married to Sharyn Haddad on May 10, 1978, in what was his second marriage. They stayed together for six years before calling it quits. Their divorce was finalized on February 16, 1984.
Third Marriage To Rebecca Linger
On February 19, 1984 - mere days after his divorce with Sharyn was finalized - Nolte tied the knot for the third time to Rebecca Linger. Despite having a child together, their marriage couldn't last, and by 1994, they had officially separated.
Walked Down The Aisle For The Fourth Time With Clytie Lane
Nolte got married for the fourth time, this time to actress Clytie Lane. They officially tied the knot on September 8, 2016. They are still together as of now, and here's to hoping they will stay together for eternity. They have one daughter together.
4. Father To Brawley Nolte And Sophie Lane Nolte
Despite being married four times, he only has two children to date, one with each of his latter two wives.
Nolte had his first child with his third wife, Rebecca, when he was 45: a son named Brawley Nolte, born on June 20, 1986.
Nolte became a father for the second time at 66 with his current wife, Clytie, this time a daughter named Sophie Lane Nolte, born on October 3, 2007.
3. Nominated In The Oscars For The Movies The Prince of Tides, Affliction, And Warrior
To date, Nick Nolte has been nominated in the Academy Awards on three separate occasions. His first nomination came in 1991 for the movie The Prince of Tides, where he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
He was furthermore nominated in the Best Actor category in 1999 for the movie Affliction and in 2012 for the movie Warrior.
Besides the Academy Awards, Nolte has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards and won one for The Prince of Tides.
2. Was A Model In The '60s And '70s
Nolte was a former-model who was big in the late '60s and the early '70s. He was employed with the Eleanor Moore Agency and appeared in print ads.
He was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 1992.
1. Net Worth Of $75 Million
As of March 2020, Nick Nolte's net worth stands at an eminent $75 million. The 50-year veteran of cinema has been nominated for the Academy Awards on three different occasions.
He has 105 acting credits to his name, and in 2020, 50-some years after his debut, he lends his voice to the Disney+ series, The Mandalorian.