David Nelson (I) (1936–2011)


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David Nelson was born on October 24, 1936 in New York City to Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Nelson. He attended Hollywood High School. He later was a film producer (The Nelson Co.) and director, who directed several episodes of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (1952). Nelson had two sons with his first wife, June Blair. Daniel Blair Nelson was born ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Dave Nelson / David Nelson / Dave / David / Young Uncle Alfred
(1952-1966)
Cry-Baby Wanda's Father
(1990)
Up in Smoke Roxy Doorman
(1978)
Last Plane Out Producer
(1983)

Filmography

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 1990 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.4487 (1990) ... Jumbo (credit only)
 1990 Cry-Baby
Wanda's Father
 1990 A Family for Joe (TV Series)
George Merkel
- A Family for Joe (1990) ... George Merkel
 1987 Off the Mark
Current Resident
 1983 High School U.S.A. (TV Movie)
Mr. Krinsky, Janitor
 1979 In Search of Historic Jesus (Documentary)
Leper
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Gary Gage
 1978 Up in Smoke
Roxy Doorman
 1976 Smash-Up on Interstate 5 (TV Movie)
Berman
 1975 Sonic Boom (Short)
Co-Pilot
 1971 The D.A. (TV Series)
Jim Merit
- The People vs. Barrington (1971) ... Jim Merit
 1970 Swing Out, Sweet Land (TV Movie)
Union Soldier
 1967 Hondo (TV Series)
Jeff Williams
- Hondo and the Apache Trail (1967) ... Jeff Williams
 1952-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Dave Nelson / David Nelson / Dave / ...
- The Game Room (1966) ... Dave Nelson
- Ozzie, the Babysitter (1966) ... Dave
- Dave's Other Office (1966) ... Dave Nelson
- Rick's Assistant (1966) ... Dave Nelson
- Waiting for Joe (1966) ... Dave Nelson (credit only)
 1965 Love & Kisses
Cameo Appearance (uncredited)
 1961 The Big Show
Eric Solden
 1959 -30-
Earl Collins
 1959 The Big Circus
Tommy Gordon
 1959 Day of the Outlaw
Gene
 1959 The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker
Henry Pennypacker
 1957 Peyton Place
Ted Carter
 1952 Here Come the Nelsons
David Nelson
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (24 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Other Works:

(August 4 to 9, 1964) He played Richard Johnson in Thomas Coley and William Roerick's play, "The Happiest Years," at the Cherry County Playhouse in Traverse City, Michigan with June Blair (Martha Johnson); Luli Simmons (Alida Wentworth); Ruth Marion (Clara Graves); Burl Bennett (Bertram Graves); Keith Kruger (Roger Littlefield)... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dave
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Personal Quote:

It's an awfully big load to carry, to be everyone's fantasy family. See more »

Trivia:

The radio show began without the Nelson boys. Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Nelson were hesitant about steering them into show business. However, after a young friend, Lindsay Crosby, made a guest appearance on the radio program with his father, Bing Crosby, the boys campaigned to have their parents let them appear. Ozzie and Harriet eventually relented and the boys were a success especially, when the... See more »

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Dave

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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