Judd Nelson

Actor, Screenwriter
This member of the group of young actors dubbed by the media as the Brat Pack briefly cornered the market of playing smugly contentious, troubled young men, as in "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire" (both 1985) ... Read more »
Born: 11/28/1959 in Portland, Maine, USA

Filmography

Actor (91)

Don't You Forget About Me 2016 (Movie)

(Actor)

Netherbeast Incorporated 2016 (Movie)

Steven P.D. Landry (Actor)

Stagecoach: The Texas Jack Story 2016 (Movie)

Sid (Actor)

Empire 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Private Number 2015 (Movie)

Sheriff Garrett Stance (Actor)

The Bandit Hound 2015 (Movie)

Manny (Actor)

This Is Happening 2015 (Movie)

Steven (Actor)

A Haunting in Massachusetts 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Dirty Politics 2014 (Movie)

Billy (Actor)

Down and Dangerous 2014 (Movie)

Charles (Actor)

Fight or Flight 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Kristin's Christmas Past 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Lost Angel 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nurse 3D 2014 (Movie)

Dr. Robert Morris (Actor)

The I Scream Man 2014 (Movie)

Brent (Actor)

White Rush 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bigfoot Wars 2013 (Movie)

(Actor)

Road to the Open 2013 (Movie)

Anger Management Therapist (Actor)

Bad Kids Go To Hell 2012 (Movie)

Headmaster Nash (Actor)

Just 45 Minutes From Broadway 2012 (Movie)

James Archer (Actor)

The Terror Experiment 2011 (Movie)

Agent Wilson (Actor)

Psych 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Two and a Half Men 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Heroes Among Us: The 2009 Hero Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Little Hercules in 3-D 2009 (Movie)

Kevin (Actor)

Phineas and Ferb 2009 (Tv Show)

Voice

The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day 2009 (Movie)

Concezio Yakavetta (Actor)

Eleventh Hour 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Caretaker 2008 (Movie)

Ella's Dad (Actor)

CSI: New York 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Lethal Eviction 2004 (Movie)

(Actor)

Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Santa Jr 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Asylum 2001 (Movie)

Quitz (Actor)

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back 2001 (Movie)

Sheriff (Actor)

Later 1993 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Outer Limits Farewell Tribute 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Strange Frequency 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 Genesis Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Host

The Lost Voyage 2001 (Movie)

Aaron Roberts (Actor)

Endsville 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Spiral Staircase 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Light It Up 1999 (Movie)

Ken Knowles (Actor)

Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Suddenly Susan 1996 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Brat Pack: The E! True Hollywood Story 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Thirteenth Annual Genesis Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

ALMA Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

Unmasked: Exposing the Secrets of Deception 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Steel 1997 (Movie)

Nathaniel Burke (Actor)

Blackwater Trail 1995 (Movie)

Matt Curran (Actor)

Airheads 1994 (Movie)

Jimmie Wing (Actor)

Flinch 1994 (Movie)

Harry Mirapolsky (Actor)

Caroline at Midnight 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Conflict of Interest 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Every Breath 1993 (Movie)

Jimmy (Actor)

Hail Caesar 1993 (Movie)

(Actor)

Entangled 1992 (Movie)

David Mirkin (Actor)

Primary Motive 1992 (Movie)

Andrew Blumenthal (Actor)

New Jack City 1991 (Movie)

Officer Nick Peretti (Actor)

The Dark Backward 1991 (Movie)

Marty Malt (Actor)

Relentless 1989 (Movie)

Buck Taylor (Actor)

Unauthorized Biography: Jane Fonda 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Dear America: Letters Homes From Vietnam 1988 (Movie)

Narration (Narrator)

Funny, You Don't Look 200 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Never on Tuesday 1988 (Movie)

Motorcycle Cop (Actor)

From the Hip 1987 (Movie)

Robin Weathers (Actor)

Blue City 1986 (Movie)

Billy Turner (Actor)

Transformers - The Movie 1986 (Movie)

of Hot Rod/Rodimus Prime (Voice)

Fandango 1985 (Movie)

Phil Hicks--a Groover (Actor)

St. Elmo's Fire 1985 (Movie)

Alex (Actor)

The Breakfast Club 1985 (Movie)

John Bender (Actor)

Making the Grade 1984 (Movie)

Eddie Keaton (Actor)

Cabin by the Lake (TV Show)

Actor

Cancel Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

Circumstances Unknown (TV Show)

Actor

Cybermutt (TV Show)

Actor

Hiroshima: Out of the Ashes (TV Show)

Actor

Infected (TV Show)

Actor

Nevermore (Movie)

Jonathan Usher (Actor)

Return to Cabin By the Lake (TV Show)

Actor

The Billionaire Boys Club (TV Show)

Actor

The Black Hole (TV Show)

Actor

Three Wise Guys (TV Show)

Actor

What's Cookin'? (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

This member of the group of young actors dubbed by the media as the Brat Pack briefly cornered the market of playing smugly contentious, troubled young men, as in "The Breakfast Club" and "St. Elmo's Fire" (both 1985). After an upper-class upbringing (prepping at St. Paul's and college at Haverford), Nelson moved to New York to study with Stella Adler. Relocating to Los Angeles at the age of 25, he immediately hit the big-time with a starring part in the teen comedy "Making the Grade" (1984). After a similar farce, Kevin Reynolds' "Fandango" (1985), co-starring a neophyte Kevin Costner, full-blast stardom arrived with John Hughes' popular coming-of-age film "The Breakfast Club." Nelson played the smirking cynic in that and his next, Joel Schumacher's equally successful "St. Elmo's Fire." He and co-stars Emilio Estevez, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy, Rob Lowe and Demi Moore became the media darlings of the day, and Nelson obliged with off-screen antics, partying and romancing.

Relationships

Tawny Cable

Companion
No longer together

Shannen Doherty Actor

Companion
Met on the set of "Blindfold" (1994) No longer together

Leonard Nelson

Father

Merle Nelson

Mother

Eve Nelson

Sister

Julie Nelson Forsyth

Sister

Faye Resnick Actor

Companion
Briefly dated

Kelly Stafford

Companion
Born c. 1970 Dated from c. 1997-99

EDUCATION

St Paul's Preparatory School

Concord , New Hampshire

Stella Adler Conservatory

New York , New York

Haverford College

Haverford , Pennsylvania

Milestones

1999

Departed role in NBC sitcom "Suddenly Susan" after three seasons

1999

Signed to star in the NBC biopic "Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story"

1996

Series debut as regular in "Suddenly Susan" (NBC)

1994

Screenwriting debut with "Every Breath"; also starred

1987

TV debut in variety show "Funny, You Don't Look 200" (ABC)

1984

Film acting debut in "Making the Grade"

1976

Acted with Shoestring Shakespeare Company

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