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Norman Shelly (1921–2006)

Norman Shelly was born on May 3, 1921 in Denver, Colorado, USA. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (1960), The Shadow (1954) and Made for Each Other (1971). He died on January 11, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Peter Pan
Peter Pan Nana / Crocodile
The Shadow
The Shadow Detective Harris
Made for Each Other
Made for Each Other Doctor Furro
Peter Pan
Peter Pan Nana / The Crocodile


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 1973 Mannix (TV Series)
 1973 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Dr. Able
- I Gotta Be Me (1973) ... Dr. Able
 1971 Made for Each Other
Doctor Furro
 1961-1963 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
- The Embezzler (1963)
- The Fortune Tellers (1961) ... Nicholas
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
- The Naked Heiress (1962) ... Stagehand
 1960 Peter Pan (TV Special)
Nana / Crocodile
 1960 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Ezra Heath
- The Day of the Bad Man (1960) ... Ezra Heath
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Sam Forbes
- The Square Egghead (1959) ... Sam Forbes
 1957 Decoy (TV Series)
Mutual Clerk
- Odds Against the Jockey ... Mutual Clerk
 1956 The Big Story (TV Series)
Charles Tarbi
- Ex-Convict (1956) ... Charles Tarbi
 1955 Peter Pan (TV Movie)
Nana / The Crocodile
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Nana / Crocodile
- Peter Pan (1955) ... Nana / Crocodile
 1954 The Shadow (TV Short)
Detective Harris

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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Originated the roles of Nana and the Crocodile in the 1954 Broadway production of "Peter Pan" with Mary Martin and Cyril Ritchard, and later reprised his two roles alongside Martin and Ritchard on the classic Kinescope TV version presented on March 7, 1955, the highest rated TV show up until that time.

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