J. Alan Nelson

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Alan served as a journalist for several years, and broke the original story on the rivalry between Branch Davidian prophets Roden and Vernon Howell (aka David Koresh) which culminated a few years later in the more famous shootout between the cult and the ATF in 1993. Alan then went to law school, made law review, and became a successful lawyer in ... See full bio »

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  Sour Bear (completed)
 2016 Soul Mates (Short) (completed)
Oscar Golden
  The Scientist
Detective Wells
 2019 Breakers (TV Series)
- Coup de grace (2019) ... Boss
- Gone (2019) ... Boss
- Monday the 23rd (2019) ... Boss
 2019 Atomic Family (Short)
Dr. Frank Olson
 2019/I Mom (Short)
 2019 The Seed (Short)
Salesman #2
 2019 Sister Aimee
Bob Jones
 2018 Abortifacient
 2018 The Green Ghost
Car Dealership Owner
 2018 Howlers
Old West Deputy
 2018/II Sleepover (Short)
 2018 Scandal Made Me Famous (TV Series documentary)
Fred Couch
- The Affluenza Teen (2018) ... Fred Couch
 2018 Carpool Karaoke (TV Series)
Dancing Man
- Evan Rachel Wood & James Marsden (2018) ... Dancing Man
 2018 He Be She Be
Irish Job Candidate
 2018/VI Lullaby (Short)
 2018 Romans 12:19 (Short)
Dan Barnes
 2018 Age Out
Happy Bank Client
 2018 Support the Girls
Deddsy the EMT (uncredited)
 2018 Westworld Interactive Experience (TV Series)
Silent Al
 2017 Bricki & Rocky
Rocky Acropolis
 2017 Animalium
Sheriff (as Alan Nelson)
 2017 The Conway Curve
Man with glass of water (uncredited)
 2017 Queen of the South (TV Series)
Vincent the Gambler
- Sacar Con Sifón el Mar (2017) ... Vincent the Gambler (uncredited)
 2017 Austin Found
Interviewed Austin Resident / Dog handler
 2017/III Transient
Officer Smith
 2017 Inhumanity
Bar Patron
 2017 St. Thaddeus and the Holy Shroud (Short)
 2017 Life Without Color (Documentary)
Police Officer 2
 2017 Into the Who Knows!
Local Cop
 2017/III Promises
Tom (uncredited)
 2017 Barracuda
 2017 Penultimate (Short)
Reporter #1 (as J. Allen Nelson)
 2017 Bad Kids of Crestview Academy
Police captain
 2017/I Red (Short)
Father (as Alan Nelson)
 2016 Mamma Dallas (TV Movie)
 2016 Phone Eyes (Short)
Male professor
 2016 Among the Dead (Short)
 2016/II Hot Air
Wedding Guest (uncredited)
 2016 Quaker Oaths
Wedding guest
 2016 Crunch Time (TV Mini-Series)
Man in Dream
- The Big Sleep (2016) ... Man in Dream
 2016 Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party (Documentary)
Bert the happy hungry man
 2016 Tosh.0 (TV Series)
Mississippi governor
- Bond Girl (2016) ... Mississippi governor
 2016 Varney the Vampire or the Feast of Blood (TV Series)
- Episode #1.17 (2016) ... Servant
- Episode #1.16 (2016) ... Servant
 2016 Gay Cake (Short)
 2016 The Collaborators (Short)
 2016 AmeriGeddon
Refugee (uncredited)
 2016 Step Back (Short)
 2016 Commodity (Short)
 2015-2016 Million Dollars, But... (TV Series)
Ringside fighter manager / Obstetrician
- Puppet Arms & Giant Womb (2016) ... Ringside fighter manager
- Baby Burnie & Hitler Honeymoon (2015) ... Obstetrician
 2016 Second Chance (TV Series)
L.A. Times Photographer
- A Suitable Donor (2016) ... L.A. Times Photographer (uncredited)
 2015/IV The Package (Short)
Mr. Jameson (as Alan Nelson)
 2015 A Dogwalker's Christmas Tale
Doggy Festival Attendee
 2015 My All-American
Professor (uncredited)
 2015 Carter High
Baylor University Football Recruiter (uncredited)
 2015 Urban Vengeance (TV Short)
FBI (as Alan Nelson)
 2015/I Flush (Short)
Annoyed business traveler
 2015 Lazer Team
Department of Defense Official (uncredited)
 2015 The Devil's Candy
Teacher (uncredited)
 2015 Human Play (Short)
Obnoxious Tourney Player
 2015 The Accounting (Short)
 2015 The Sauce
Board Member
 2015 St. Buckleys Holiday (Short)
 2015 A Country Called Home
Mark (Ellie's father) (uncredited)
 2015 The Shaming (Short)
 2015 Portal (TV Series)
 2015 Jack's Apocalypse
Restaurant Patron with Date (uncredited)
 2015 American Crime (TV Series)
Garden Shop Customer
- Episode Three (2015) ... Garden Shop Customer (uncredited)
 2015 Blood Badge (Short)
Sheriff Seth Johnson
 2015 Results
Wealthy Donor at Cocktail Party (uncredited)
 2014 Salvation (TV Movie)
Mourner, church member (uncredited)
 2014 Two to Go (TV Movie)
Farmer's Market Patron (uncredited)
 2014/II The Trial (Short)
The Judge / The Doctor
 2014 The Best of Me
Defense Attorney (uncredited)
 2014 Dallas (TV Series)
Pool Hall / Bar patron
- Brave New World (2014) ... Pool Hall / Bar patron (uncredited)
 2014 Hysteria (TV Series)
High School teacher
- Pilot (2014) ... High School teacher (uncredited)
 2014 Salem (TV Series)
Pilgrim Witch Sympathizer
- Cat and Mouse (2014) ... Pilgrim Witch Sympathizer (uncredited)
 2014 Revolution (TV Series)
Texas Ranger
- Declaration of Independence (2014) ... Texas Ranger (uncredited)
 2014 From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series)
Frightened Hotel Guest
- The Take (2014) ... Frightened Hotel Guest (uncredited)
- Boxman (2014) ... Frightened Hotel Guest (uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

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J. Alan Nelson wrote an oft-cited treatise in trust and estate law: The Prudent Person Rule: A Shield for the Professional Trustee, 45 Baylor L. Rev. 933, 939 (1993). This work was key in rulings by many courts in the U.S. and worldwide. See more »

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