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Gene Kelly (I) (1912–1996)


Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in 1941. He came direct from the hit 1940 original Broadway production of "Pal Joey" and planned to return to the Broadway stage after making the one film required by his contract. His first picture for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was For Me and My Gal... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 1986 Sins (TV Mini-Series)
Eric Hovland
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Eric Hovland
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... Eric Hovland
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Eric Hovland
 1985 North and South (TV Mini-Series)
Sen. Charles Edwards
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... Sen. Charles Edwards (credit only)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... Sen. Charles Edwards (credit only)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... Sen. Charles Edwards (credit only)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Sen. Charles Edwards (credit only)
 1977 Viva Knievel!
Will Atkins
 1976 The Dorothy Hamill Special (TV Movie)
 1973 40 Carats
Billy Boylan
 1971 The Funny Side (TV Series)
Host
 1967 The Young Girls of Rochefort
Andy Miller
 1967 Jack and the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
Jeremy Keen, Proprietor (Peddler)
 1964 What a Way to Go!
Pinky Benson
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar
Noel Airman
 1957 Les Girls
Barry Nichols
 1957 The Happy Road
Michael J. Andrews
 1957 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Tom T. Triplet
- The Life You Save (1957) ... Tom T. Triplet
 1956 The Magic Lamp (Short)
Sinbad (voice)
 1956 Invitation to the Dance
The Clown in 'Circus' / The Marine in 'Ring Around the Rosy' / Sinbad in 'Sinbad the Sailor'
 1955 It's Always Fair Weather
Ted Riley
 1954 Deep in My Heart
Specialty in 'Dancing Around'
 1954 Crest of the Wave
Lt. 'Brad' Bradville (USN)
 1952 The Devil Makes Three
Capt. Jeff Eliot
 1950 Summer Stock
Joe D. Ross
 1950 Black Hand
Giovanni E. 'Johnny' Columbo
 1948 The Pirate
Serafin
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies
Gentleman ('The Babbit and the Bromide')
 1945 Anchors Aweigh
Joseph Brady
 1945 Combat Fatigue Irritability (Short)
Seaman Bob Lucas
 1944 Christmas Holiday
Robert Manette
 1943 The Cross of Lorraine
Victor
 1943 Thousands Cheer
Private Eddie Marsh
 1943 Pilot #5
Vito S. Alessandro
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Alec Howe / Black Arrow
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Stage: Appeared in "One For the Money" on Broadway. Musical revue. Sketches / lyrics by Nancy Hamilton. Music by Morgan Lewis. Vocal arrangements by Hugh Martin. Musical Staging by 'Robert Alton (I)'. Sketches Staged by Edward C. Lilley. Conceived / directed by John Murray Anderson. Booth Theatre: 4 Feb 1939-27 May 1939 (132 ... See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Fred Astaire] I work bigger. Fred's style is more intimate. I'm very jealous of that when I see him on the small screen. Fred looks so great on TV. I'd love to put on a white tie and tails and look as thin as him and glide as smoothly. But I'm built like a blocking tackle. See more »

Trivia:

Member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1959 See more »

Trademark:

Known for his innovative, athletic style of dancing

Star Sign:

Virgo

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