Nick Nolte Tom Epiphany, Arizona PDF Rich Man Poor Man 1976. American actor, producer, author, and former model. Nolte was born February 8, 1941, in Omaha, Nebraska. Nolte attended Kingsley Elementary School in Waterloo, Iowa.
Nolte was a model in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Nolte first starred in the television miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man, based on Irwin Shaw’s 1970 best-selling novel. Later he appeared in over forty films, playing a wide variety of characters. Diversity of character, trademark athleticism, and gravelly voice are signatures of his career. Peter Gent’s novel, and starred in 48 Hrs. Nolte continued to work in the 2000s, taking smaller parts in Clean and Hotel Rwanda, both performances receiving positive reviews.
He also played supporting roles in the 2006 drama Peaceful Warrior and the 2008 comedy Tropic Thunder. In 2015, Nolte starred in the biopic comedy-drama A Walk in the Woods and in the revenge thriller Return to Sender. Since 2016, Nolte has starred in Graves on Epix TV about a volatile, hard-drinking former U. President who has been retired for 25 years and who has a political epiphany to right the wrongs of his past administration in very public and unpredictable ways. For Nolte, acting is not a career but something he needs to do, he says, « a need in the sense that I can’t find anything as complex and interesting to do, but I need it in a story, » and « I don’t want to do reality because reality never runs smooth. He likes to vanish into a role « if the story reaches up to where the great actor is, the great actor disappears, and the story becomes number one, that’s as real as it gets. On September 11, 2002, Nolte was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Malibu, California.