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Lorraine Nelson
Background information
Feature films Dolphin Tale
Dolphin Tale 2
Short films
Television programs
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by Ashley Judd
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Character information
Full name Lorraine Nelson
Other names
Personality Loving, strict, kind, compassionate, dedicated, helpful, hard-working, intelligent, logical, understanding, trustworthy, nice
Appearance
Occupation Nurse
Alignment Good
Affiliations
Nationality American
Birthday
Goal To help Sawyer with his problems
Home Tampa, Florida
Relatives Sawyer Nelson (son), unnamed husband, Kyle Connellan (nephew)
Pets
Allies Hazel Haskett, Dr. Clay Haskett, Phoebe, Kat, Rebecca, Reed Haskett, Dr. Cameron McCarthy, Winter, Hope
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Enemies
Likes Winter, helping Sawyer with his problems so he can move forward in life
Dislikes Sawyer skipping school or feeling unhappy
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Fate Brings Sawyer to the airport so he can go on the SEA Semester
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Lorraine Nelson is a supporting character in Dolphin Tale and its sequel Dolphin Tale 2. She is Sawyer Nelson's hard-working mother.

Personality

Lorraine is a loving mother who wants her son Sawyer to have confidence so he can set a future for himself. She is also a dedicated nurse, and knows all about hospitals and what they are for, as shown when Hazel goes to her for advice. She is very understanding when it comes to troubling times, as shown when Sawyer isn't so confident due to his father abandoning him, and when he is uncertain about the SEA Semester because of his concern for Winter.

Physical Appearance

Appearances

Dolphin Tale

Lorraine cares about Sawyer's well-being more than anything. She feels that Sawyer being in summer school is her fault, since he's lacking confidence since his father left. When Sawyer starts skipping summer school because of Winter, she isn't pleased about it, but is moved when she and Sawyer go to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium and sees Winter for herself. As the days go by, she gets Sawyer a wet suit, and assists him in studying marine biology.

Dolphin Tale 2

Relationships

Sawyer Nelson

Lorraine cares about Sawyer's future more than anything. After seeing Winter for herself, she feels that Sawyer already has a future set for himself. From then on, she does everything in her power to help him move forward.

Hazel Haskett

After first meeting Clay's daughter, Hazel, Lorraine gets on good terms with her. In turn, Hazel begins to view Lorraine as a surrogate mother, even asking her for advice at one point.

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Characters
Main Characters:Sawyer Nelson | Hazel Haskett | Dr. Clay Haskett | Lorraine Nelson | Dr. Cameron McCarthy | Reed Haskett | Kyle Connellan | Phoebe | Kat | Rebecca | Winter | Hope | Rufus

Supporting Characters:Phil Hordern | Bethany Hamilton | George Hatton | Susie | Dennis | Mr. Doyle | Gloria Forrest | Mandy | Troy

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