Judd Nelson Overview

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Born: November 28, 1959

Before he rose to instant stardom as tough guy John Bender in The Breakfast Club, Judd Nelson majored in philosophy at the prestigious Haverford College in Pennsylvania. Born in Portland, Maine to attorney Leonard Nelson and state assemblywoman Merle Nelson, Judd’s talent for performing was discovered when he attended a friend’s audition and was told he had to audition himself, if he wanted to stay. The experience ignited an interest in acting and Judd left school to move to New York City, where... See All

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