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Sean Nelson AKA Fresh from 90's Crime Drama 'Fresh' Is Not a Boy Anymore & Has Twin Daughters

Stephen Thompson
Jul 18, 2021
05:00 A.M.
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Sean Nelson is famous for portraying Fresh's character in the movie "Fresh." Over 25 years later, the star has achieved further success in his life. Meet the actor, who is now 41, a father to twin girls, and still looks very handsome.


Born on May 9, 1980, in Bronx, New York, USA, Sean Nelson is popularly known as an actor and producer. He became famous at age thirteen after he featured with Samuel L Jackson and played Fresh in the 1994 Crime Drama film "Fresh;" a role that won him an Independent Spirit Award.

Twenty-seven years after the premiere of the classic movie, Nelson has grown into a handsome young man. The 41-year-old's official Instagram page is flooded with cute photos of him, showcasing his good looks and captivating the hearts of fans.

Actor Sean Nelson visits Planet Hollywood Times Square in New York City on April 12, 2011. | Photo: Getty Images


In one of the posts, the actor shared an image that saw him reliving a moment from his childhood. Nelson placed a picture of his younger self side by side with a snap of his appearance many years later.

Even though the "Fresh" star was not that little boy anymore, not much had changed with his looks at the time. The post was accompanied with a caption that read:

"Looking to the future x Regarding the past 👀 #Fresh x #SeanNelson."


Earlier this year, Nelson posted some snapshots which featured him looking dapper in a blue hoodie and denim pants. The actor was handsome in his low haircut, and silver studded earrings, as he looked away from the camera.

Five years after he landed the starring role in "Fresh," Nelson played the character of Young Mike in the movie "The Wood."

Nelson made another post on May 9, 2021, in commemoration of his 41st birthday anniversary. In the picture, the "The Woods" actor donned a red two-piece hoodie, which he paired with lovely sneakers.


The second slide was a short clip that showed the middle-aged man performing some workout routines in a gym. Instagram users did not spare words in the comments section as they wished the star a happy birthday.

While Nelson looks excellent, years after his appearance on "Fresh," one surprising thing to note about the star is that he is a doting father to twin girls. On the occasion of the 2020 father's day celebrations, the proud father was seen in a throwback picture, cradling his daughters.


Nelson welcomed his daughters in 2011 and made known two months later that bringing children into the world was a pleasure. Even though he was not expecting to have twins, the actor said his main job was raising his girls.

Apart from being an incredible father, the 41-year-old has achieved great heights in the movie industry. Five years after he landed the starring role in "Fresh," Nelson played the character of Young Mike in the movie "The Wood."


He once explained that his role as a young person in the movie was quite fun because he acted alongside other youngsters, which gave it a real-life feel.

A year later, while shooting the series "The Corner ',' the actor got accepted into Temple University, where he bagged two Bachelor's degrees in Film and African-American Studies.


Although the doting dad is a pro at his acting role, Nelson once noted that as he got older, he had more severe responsibilities to handle. However, he still loves acting and is glad to be a part of the action.

Since his roles in the '90s and early 2000, the actor has also featured in other movies like "The Gospel," "Premium," and series like "Touched By an Angel," "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit," and "Law and Order: Criminal Intent."