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Nelson Eddy (1901–1967)


The only career Nelson Eddy ever considered was singing. His parents were singers, his grandparents were musicians. Unable to afford a teacher, he learned by imitating opera recordings. At age 14 he worked as a telephone operator in a Philadelphia iron foundry. He sold newspaper advertising and performed in amateur musicals. Dr. Edouard Lippe ... See full bio »

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 2009 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (Video documentary) (performer: "Sweethearts" - uncredited)
 1999 Flawless (performer: "Stouthearted Men")
 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (performer: "Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life" (1910) - uncredited)
 1990 Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (performer: "Stouthearted Men", "Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life")
 1978 The Waltons (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Spring Fever (1978) ... (performer: "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life")
 1976 That's Entertainment, Part II (Documentary) (performer: "Stouthearted Men" (1928), "Lover, Come Back to Me" (1928) - uncredited)
 1974 That's Entertainment! (Documentary) (performer: "Indian Love Call" (1924) - uncredited)
 1966 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 19 October 1966 (1966) ... (performer: "Shall We Dance?", "Make Believe", "So in Love")
 1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.26 (1965) ... (performer: "The Song is You", "You and the Night and the Music", "Indian Love Call" - uncredited)
 1956-1960 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #13.34 (1960) ... (performer: "In the Still of the Night" - uncredited)
- Episode #10.7 (1956) ... (performer: "You Should Be Set to a Melody", "Rose Marie/Indian Love Call")
 1958 The Lux Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.18 (1958) ... (performer: "Shall We Dance?", "Salzberg")
 1957 The Big Record (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... (performer: "Naughty Marietta Medley" - uncredited)
 1957 The Spike Jones Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Foreign Legion (1957) ... (performer: "In the Still of the Night")
 1957 The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.13 (1957) ... (performer: "Mutual Admiration Society", "Two Different Worlds" - uncredited)
 1956 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Nelson Eddy Show (1956) ... (performer: "Great Day!", "I Wish I Was")
 1955 MGM Parade (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.16 (1955) ... (performer: "Czaritza" - uncredited)
 1954 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.5 (1954) ... (performer: "Symphony", "Full Moon and Empty Arms")
 1953 This Is Your Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- This Is Your Life, Jeanette MacDonald (1953) ... (performer: "O Perfect Love")
 1953 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.20 (1953) ... (performer: "Wish You Were Here" - uncredited)
 1951 The Alan Young Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 14 June 1951 (1951) ... (performer: "Rosalie")
 1950 Moments in Music (Documentary short) (performer: "Wanting You")
 1946 The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met (Short) (performer: "Largo al factotum" - uncredited)
 1946 Make Mine Music ("The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" (1946)) / (performer: "The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met" (1946), "Shortnin' Bread" (1900) (uncredited), "Largo al factotum" (1816) (uncredited), "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" (1835) (uncredited), "Pseudo I Pagliacci Passage' (1946) (uncredited), "Tristan und Isolde" (1865) (uncredited), "Mefistofele" (1867) (uncredited), "Mag der Himmel Euch Verbegen" (1847) (uncredited)) / (writer: "Pseudo I Pagliacci Passage' (1946) - uncredited)
 1944 Knickerbocker Holiday (lyrics: "Jail Song (Oh Woe!)", "Holiday")
 1943 Phantom of the Opera (performer: "LULLABY OF THE BELLS", "MARTHA (Act III, opera excerpt)", "AMOUR ET GLOIRE", "LE PRINCE MASQUE DU CAUCASUS" - uncredited)
 1942 I Married an Angel ("I Married an Angel" (1938)) / (performer: "Spring Is Here" (1938), "I'll Tell The Man In The Street" (1938), "Hey Butcher" (1942), "May I Present The Girl" (1942), "Now You've Met The Angel" (1942), "Les tringles des sistres tintaient (Gypsy song)" from the opera "Carmen" (1875))
 1941 The Chocolate Soldier ("My Hero" (1909)) / (performer: "My Hero" (1909), "Thank the Lord the War Is Over" (1909), "Evening Star" (1845), "Sympathy" (1909), "Song of the Flea" (1879), "While My Lady Sleeps" (1941), "The Chocolate Soldier" (1909), "Forgive" (1909))
 1940 The Miracle of Sound (Documentary short) (performer: "Dear Little Cafe" - uncredited)
 1940 Bitter Sweet (performer: "I'll See You Again" (1929), "If You Could Only Come With Me" (1929), "What Is Love" (1929), "Tokay" (1929), "Dear Little Cafe" (1929) - uncredited)
 1940 New Moon ("La Marseillaises" (1792), uncredited) / (performer: "Shoes" (1940), "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise" (1928), "Wanting You" (1928), "Lover, Come Back to Me" (1928), "Stouthearted Men" (1928), "Marianne" (1928) - uncredited)
 1939 Balalaika (performer: "At the Balalaika", "Ride, Cossack, Ride", "Carmen", "Silent Night (Stille Nacht)", "Ochi Tchornya")
 1939 Let Freedom Ring ("When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" (1912), uncredited) / (performer: "Dusty Road" (1939), "Love Serenade" (1939), "Oh! Susanna" (1848) (uncredited), "Home, Sweet, Home" (1823) (uncredited), "Ten Thousand Cattle Straying" (1904) (uncredited), "Pat, Sez He" (uncredited), "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" (1912) (uncredited), "Where Else But Here" (1939) (uncredited), "America, My Country 'Tis of Thee" (1832) (uncredited))
 1938 Sweethearts (performer: "Sweethearts" (1938), "Every Lover Must Meet His Fate" (1938), "Auld Lang Syne" (1788), "Pretty as a Picture" (1938), "Game of Love" (1938), "Message of the Violet" (1903), "Keep It Dark" (1903), "On Parade" (1938), "Little Gray Home in the West" (1911) - uncredited)
 1938 The Girl of the Golden West ("Shadows On The Moon" (1938), "Soldiers Of Fortune" (1938), "Señorita" (1938), uncredited) / (performer: "Señorita" (1938), "Mariache" (1938), "Who Are We To Say" (1938) - uncredited)
 1937 Rosalie ("Rosalie" (1937), uncredited) / (performer: "Rosalie" (1937), "The Caisson Song" (1907), "On, Brave Old Army Team" (1910), "Anchors Aweigh" (1906), "Who Knows?" (1937), "M'appari tutt'amor" from the opera "Martha" (1847), "In the Still of the Night" (1937), "Goodbye Forever (Addio)", "It's All Over But the Shouting" (1937), "To Love or Not To Love" (1937), "Gaudeamus Igitur", "Oh Promise Me" (1889) - uncredited)
 1937 Maytime (performer: "Will You Remember (Sweetheart)?", "Plantons da Vigne" (uncredited), "Vive l'Opera", "Ham and Eggs", "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" (uncredited), "Santa Lucia" (uncredited), "Czaritza" (based on Symphony No. 5))
 1936 Rose-Marie (performer: "The Mounties" (1924), "Rose Marie" (1924), "Just for You" (1936), "Indian Love Call" (1924) - uncredited)
 1935 Naughty Marietta (performer: "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp" (1910), "The Owl and the Polecat" (1910), "Neath the Southern Moon" (1910), "Italian Street Song" (1910), "I'm Falling in Love with Someone" (1910), "Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life" (1910) - uncredited)
 1934 Student Tour (performer: "The Carlo" (1934))
 1933 Dancing Lady (performer: " (That's The) Rhythm of the Day" (1933))
 1933 Broadway to Hollywood (performer: "In the Garden of My Heart" (1908) - uncredited)
 1933 Handlebars (Short) (performer: "Daisy Belle (Bicycle Built For Two)")
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Other Works:

(10/30/38) Radio: Appeared on "The Chase and Sanborn Hour" on NBC Radio. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 4 Print Biographies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[About his career in 1934] I engaged a dramatic coach and began to study the technique of acting on the screen. That same day I discovered how little I really knew, and I've been studying ever since. See more »

Trivia:

Hosted his own weekly radio show in the 1950s See more »

Nickname:

The Baritone See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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