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Ozzie Nelson (1906–1975)


This preeminent sitcom dad of the 50s had already started things off studying law when he decided to put together a dance band in the 20s on the sly. The band was so successful that he never looked back -- his love for entertaining completely took over. The New Jersey-born performer made a living for a time playing hotels and casinos on the East ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet Ozzie Nelson / Ozzie / Father George Nelson
(1952-1966)
Here Come the Nelsons
Here Come the Nelsons Ozzie Nelson
(1952)
Love and Kisses
Love and Kisses Director
(1965)
Ozzie's Girls
Ozzie's Girls Ozzie Nelson
(1973)

Filmography

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 1969-1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Fred Garber (segment "Love and the Unmarriage") / Dan (segment "Love and the Only Child") / Reverend Harry Pickard (segment "Love and Take Me Along")
- Love and the Singing Suitor/Love and the Unmarriage/Love and the Wee He (1973) ... Fred Garber (segment "Love and the Unmarriage")
- Love and the Only Child/Love and the Wig (1971) ... Dan (segment "Love and the Only Child")
- Love and Take Me Along/Love and the Advice-Givers/Love and the Geisha (1969) ... Reverend Harry Pickard (segment "Love and Take Me Along")
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Jewelry Store Clerk
- With This Ring (1973) ... Jewelry Store Clerk
 1972 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Henry Millikan (segment "You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan")
- You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan/Smile, Please (1972) ... Henry Millikan (segment "You Can Come Up Now, Mrs. Millikan")
 1971 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Ted Clover
- The Grandmothers (1971) ... Ted Clover
 1968 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series)
Owen Sinclair / Ossie Snick
- Didn't You Use to Be Ozzie Snick? (1968) ... Owen Sinclair / Ossie Snick
 1967-1968 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Guest / Darling Lovebird
- Episode #18.11 (1968) ... Guest
- The Fortune Crookie (1967) ... Darling Lovebird
 1968 The Impossible Years
Dr. Herbert Fleischer
 1952-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (TV Series)
Ozzie Nelson / Ozzie / Father George Nelson
- The Game Room (1966) ... Ozzie
- Dave's Other Office (1966) ... Ozzie
- Rick's Assistant (1966) ... Ozzie
- Waiting for Joe (1966) ... Ozzie
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
Dr. Phil Dunnings
- Shoot the Moon (1957) ... Dr. Phil Dunnings
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Dr. Phil Dunning
- Shoot the Moon (1956) ... Dr. Phil Dunning
 1946 People Are Funny
Leroy Brinker
 1941 Doin' the Town (Short)
Ozzie
 1941 Sweetheart of the Campus
Ozzie Norton
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Magazine advertisement for Picture Craft paint-by-numbers kit (1955) See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | See more »

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Trivia:

Father, with singer-actress Harriet Nelson Nelson, of actor-director David Nelson and of actor-singer Ricky Nelson. See more »

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