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Miriam Nelson (I) (1919–2018)


Debuted on Broadway in 1938. Married fellow dancer Gene Nelson. When Gene joined the Signal Corps, Miriam went to Hollywood and signed an acting-dancing contract with Paramount. She eventually became a choreographer in film, choreographing many musical numbers for Gene once he had a contract with Warner Bros. After her divorce from Gene, she ... See full bio »

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(1945)
Murderers' Row Miscellaneous Crew
(1966)
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Miscellaneous Crew
(1979)
I'd Rather Be Rich Miscellaneous Crew
(1964)

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 1999 Out of the Cold (choreographer)
 1992 Hearts Afire (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Everybody Loves My Baby (1992) ... (choreographer)
 1988 Sunset (choreographer)
 1985 Alice in Wonderland (TV Movie) (choreographer: "The Caucus Race", "I Hate Dogs and Cats", "Off With Their Heads", "There's Something to Say for Hatred", "The Royal Procession", and "I Didn't, You Did")
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Broadway Malady (1985) ... (choreographer)
 1979 10 (choreographer - uncredited)
 1979 Ike: The War Years (TV Mini-Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Part II (1979) ... (choreographer: USA)
- Part I (1979) ... (choreographer: USA)
 1979 The 51st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special documentary) (staged by: Not Even Nominated)
 1979 Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (choreographer)
 1978 Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1975 Columbo (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Forgotten Lady (1975) ... (choreographer - as Miriam Nelson Meyers)
 1974 Remember When (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1973 The Third Girl from the Left (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1973 Trouble Comes to Town (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1971 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Disney on Parade (1971) ... (choreographer)
  The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series) (choreography - 9 episodes, 1954 - 1962) (choreographer - 7 episodes, 1962 - 1970)
- Red Skelton Christmas Show (1970) ... (choreographer)
- Cauliflower Loses His Birds (1962) ... (choreographer)
- Go, Van, Gogh (1962) ... (choreographer)
 1969 Cactus Flower (choreographer)
 1969 Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (choreographer)
 1969 The Great Bank Robbery (choreographer)
 1967-1968 The Bob Hope Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
 1967 Away We Go (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Debut (1967) ... (choreographer)
 1966 Murderers' Row (choreographer)
 1966 Hawaii (choreographer)
 1965 Miss Television U.S.A. (TV Movie) (choreographer)
 1965 The Lucy Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 3 episodes)
- Lucy Helps Danny Thomas (1965) ... (choreographer)
- Lucy in the Music World (1965) ... (choreographer)
- Lucy and the Golden Greek (1965) ... (choreographer)
 1965 Cat Ballou (choreographer)
 1965 I'll Take Sweden (choreographer)
 1964-1965 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.28 (1965) ... (choreographer)
 1965 Karen (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Substitute Father (1965) ... (choreographer)
 1964 The Young Lovers (choreographer)
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich (choreographer)
 1964 Honeymoon Hotel (choreographer)
 1963 A New Kind of Love (choreographer)
 1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Tippy-Top (1961) ... (choreographer)
 1961 The Jim Backus Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Sad Sack Santa (1961) ... (choreographer)
 1960 High Time (choreographer)
 1960 The Apartment (choreographer: Christmas party dance - uncredited)
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet (choreographer)
 1959 Bonanza (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Mr. Henry Comstock (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1959 Riverboat (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- The Unwilling (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- That's Show Business (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1959 Father Knows Best (TV Series) (dances - 1 episode)
- Betty Makes a Choice (1959) ... (dances)
 1959 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- The Ding-A-Ling Girl (1959) ... (choreographer)
 1957 The Restless Breed (choreographer)
 1957 Public Pigeon No. 1 (choreographer)
 1956 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- Hollywood's Musical Holiday Revue (1956) ... (choreographer)
 1956 He Laughed Last (choreographer)
 1955-1956 Shower of Stars (TV Series) (choreographer - 3 episodes)
- Bombshells (1956) ... (choreographer)
- Gold Records (1955) ... (choreographer)
- Auto Show (1955) ... (choreographer)
 1955 Picnic (choreographer - uncredited)
 1955 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) (choreographer - 1 episode)
- The Judy Garland Special (1955) ... (choreographer)
 1954-1955 The Colgate Comedy Hour (TV Series) (choreographer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #5.34 (1955) ... (choreographer)
- Episode #5.1 (1954) ... (choreographer)
 1955 Dateline: Disneyland (TV Special documentary) (choreographer)
 1955 Bring Your Smile Along (choreography)
 1951 Lullaby of Broadway (assistant dance director - uncredited)
 1950 Tea for Two (choreographer - uncredited)
 1945 Masquerade in Mexico (assistant dance director - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "My Life Dancing With The Stars". BearManor Media. ISBN-13: 978-1629330280. intro by Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Miriam Franklin | Miriam Nelson Meyers
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Trivia:

The only film Miriam did with husband Gene Nelson was "The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady.". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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