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NICK NOLTE (Vincent), a two-time Academy Award® nominee in the category of Best Actor, earned his first Oscar® nod for his role in the 1991 drama "The Prince of Tides,” in which he starred opposite Barbra Streisand, who also directed the film. In addition, Nolte won a Golden Globe and the Los Angeles and Boston Film Critics Awards for his portrayal of a man trying to help his suicidal sister while uncovering his own haunting childhood memories. He received his second Oscar® nomination for his work in 1997's "Affliction,” directed by Paul Schrader, on which Nolte also served as an executive producer. For his performance as a man battling the cycle of addiction, Nolte also won Best Actor Awards from the New York Film Critics Circle and the National Society of Film Critics, and garnered Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations.

In 2005, Nolte gained another SAG Award nomination as part of the ensemble cast of the searing true-life drama "Hotel Rwanda,” in which he starred with Don Cheadle. His recent film credits also include Neil Jordan's "The Good Thief,” Ang Lee's "Hulk,” and the independent features "Neverwas,” "Clean” and the Polish brothers' "Northfork.”

His upcoming films include "The Death of Harry Tobin” and "Peaceful Warrior.” Nolte also has several films in development under the banner of his own production company, Kingsgate Films. Hailing from Omaha, Nebraska, Nolte began his professional acting career on the stage at the Pasadena Playhouse and in regional theatres. In 1976, he landed his breakthrough role in the groundbreaking television miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man,” which catapulted Nolte to fame and brought him Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominations.

Nolte made his feature film debut in "The Deep,” starring opposite Jacqueline Bisset. He followed with a wide range of starring roles in such films as Karel Reisz's "Who'll Stop the Rain”; the football comedy "North Dallas Forty”; "Heart Beat,” opposite Sissy Spacek; Walter Hill's action comedy smash "48 Hrs.,” in which he partnered with Eddie Murphy; Roger Spottiswoode's "Under Fire”; Paul Mazursky's "Down and Out in Beverly Hills”; Walter Hill's "Extreme Prejudice”; and the drama "Weeds,” for which Nolte earned another Golden Globe nomination.

Continuing to take on challenging and diverse characters, Nolte subsequently starred in the comedy "Three Fugitives,” with Martin Short; Sidney Lumet's "Q & A”; Martin Scorsese's segment of "New York Stories”; John Milius' "Farewell to the King”; Karel Reisz's "Everybody Wins”; the sequel "Another 48 Hrs.,” which reunited him with Eddie Murphy and director Walter Hill; Martin Scorsese's acclaimed remake of the thriller "Cape Fear”; George Miller's "Lorenzo's Oil,” with Susan Sarandon; James L. Brooks' "I'll Do Anything”; "I Love Trouble,” opposite Julia Roberts; the title role in James Ivory's "Jefferson in Paris”; Oliver Stone's "U Turn,” with Sean Penn; Alan Rudolph's "Afterglow” and "Investigating Sex”; and Terrence Malik's "The Thin Red Line.”

Recently returning to the stage, Nolte starred with Sean Penn in a production of Sam Shepard's play "The Late Henry Moss.”

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