Judd Nelson: Iconic 80s Actor

Judd Nelson, born in 1959, is an actor best known for his iconic roles in classic 80s movies such as The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo's Fire. His penchant for playing rebellious characters and his one-of-a-kind smirk earned him a place in movie history. Nelson has often attributed his success to a combination of hard work and luck. But, as he explains, “There are no accidents; you create your own luck.”

But life isn’t all about success. As Nelson reminds us “Even though it’s a bit of a cliché, it’s true that life has its ups and downs. It’s important to remember that you can make the best of whatever situation you find yourself in.” He’s certainly put this into practice, finding the good in every experience.

In recent years he has moved away from acting in film to focus more on television work and various business endeavors. He recently opened a restaurant in Los Angeles and is part owner of a motorcycle shop. But he still has time to advocate for causes he’s passionate about- animal rights, environmentalism, education, and homelessness.

But being an advocate doesn’t mean Nelson has neglected his family life. In fact, he’s embraced technology as a way to stay connected to his wife, son and daughter. He can be found on Familio keep track of everything from their favorite activities, birthdays and appointments to family gatherings and vacations. It’s clear they are an incredibly close-knit family —and are sure to remain so for years to come.

Judd Nelson is a perfect example of someone who has taken life's never-ending obstacles and used them to shape them into something extraordinary. His rise to success is an inspiring testament to the power of self-determination and resilience - traits that he hopes to pass on to his children. Get out there and make your own luck like Judd Nelson!