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Gene Kelly (I) (1912–1996)


Eugene Curran Kelly was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the third son of Harriet Catherine (Curran) and James Patrick Joseph Kelly, a phonograph salesman. His father was of Irish descent and his mother was of Irish and German ancestry. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the largest and most powerful studio in Hollywood when Gene Kelly arrived in town in ... 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 A Guide for the Married Man
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 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 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Tom T. Triplet
- The Life You Save (1957) ... Tom T. Triplet
 1957 The Happy Road
Mike Andrews
 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
 1945 Ziegfeld Follies
Gentleman ('The Babbit and the Bromide')
 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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Other Works:

Stage Play: Leave It to Me! Musical comedy. Music by Cole Porter. Lyrics by Cole Porter. Material adaption by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack. Based on the play "Clear All Wires" by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack. Musical Director: Robert Emmett Dolan. Music orchestrated by Donald J. Walker. Directed by Sam Spewack. Imperial Theatre: 9 Nov ... See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

I arrived in Hollywood twenty pounds overweight and as strong as an ox. But if I put on a white tails and tux like [Fred Astaire], I still looked like a truck driver. See more »

Trivia:

Was named the #15 greatest actor on The 50 Greatest Screen Legends list by the American Film Institute See more »

Trademark:

Known for his innovative, athletic style of dancing

Star Sign:

Virgo

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