Active on Broadway in the following productions:
3 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
9 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 8" (1.73 m)
Did You Know?
I have a lot of George M. Cohan in me - It's an Irish quality, a jaw-jutting, up-on-your-toes cockiness - which is a good quality for a dancer to have.
Famed producer David O. Selznick
signed Gene to his first Hollywood contract after seeing him star in "Pal Joey" while on Broadway. Though Gene had had other offers from studios, he chose to sign with Selznick mostly because his was the only studio that did not insist on a screen test before signing him. Selznick sold Kelly's contact to MGM before he could find a suitable role for him to appear ...
Known for his innovative, athletic style of dancing