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Ten Fascinating Facts About Birthday Actor Nick Nolte

February 08, 2011 07:32:45 GMT

There are ten weird and wonderful facts about the veteran actor who turns 70 on February 8 listed to celebrate his birthday.


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Happy Birthday to Nick Nolte - the Hollywood actor turns 70 today, February 8. The two-time Oscar nominee rose to fame with a role in the hit 1970s miniseries "Rich Man, Poor Man", while his 1980s buddy cop movie 48 Hrs. launched the big-screen career of his co-star Eddie Murphy.

An all-around renaissance man, Nolte has made a name for himself as an athlete, model and producer, and he's played a wide range of characters in more than 40 Hollywood movies.

To celebrate his big day, WENN has dug up 10 weird and wonderful facts about the star that may have passed you by: