Gene Nelson (I) (1920–1996)


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Gene Nelson was barely a teen when he saw the Fred Astaire movie Flying Down to Rio (1933), which would change his life. It was then that he decided he would be a dancer. After graduating from high school, Nelson joined the Sonja Henie Ice Show and toured for 3 years before joining the Army in World War II. After he was discharged, he appeared in ... See full bio »

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Tea for Two Tommy Trainor
(1950)
Oklahoma! Will Parker
(1955)
Kissin' Cousins Director
(1964)
Crime Wave Steve Lacey
(1953)

Filmography

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 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1979 Shirley (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hard Hat (1979)
 1979 Eischied (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Accused (1979)
 1979 Operation Petticoat (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Matters of Honor (1979)
 1979 The Bad News Bears (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Food Caper (1979)
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dark Island (1979)
 1978 Quincy M.E. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1978 The American Girls (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Little Girl Lost (1978)
 1977 The San Pedro Beach Bums (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1976 McNaughton's Daughter (TV Mini-Series)
 1975 The Invisible Man (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Death Ride (1975)
 1974 Get Christie Love! (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dark Legacy (1974)
 1973-1974 Cannon (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1973-1974 The Rookies (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Teacher (1974)
- Point of Impact (1973)
- Tarnished Idol (1973)
 1973 Ironside (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Mind for Murder (1973)
 1973 The Letters (TV Movie) (director: The Andreson segment) / (director: The Parkingtons segment)
 1970-1971 Dan August (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Assassin (1971)
- The King Is Dead (1970)
 1968-1971 Mod Squad (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- The Loser (1970)
 1967-1970 The F.B.I. (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- The Innocents (1970)
- The Inside Man (1969)
- Flight (1969)
- Boomerang (1969)
- Act of Violence (1968)
 1970 The Silent Force (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Prosecutor (1970)
 1968-1969 Blondie (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Run Buddy, Run (1969)
- The Gladiators (1968)
 1969 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1969 Wake Me When the War Is Over (TV Movie)
 1968 Lancer (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Glory (1968)
- Blood Rock (1968)
 1967-1968 The Felony Squad (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Jury of One (1968)
 1968 Star Trek: The Original Series (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 Iron Horse (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Wild Track (1967)
 1967 Cowboy in Africa (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 The Cool Ones
 1967 Laredo (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1967 12 O'Clock High (TV Series) (1 episode)
- A Long Time Dead (1967)
 1966 The Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series)
 1966 Where's Everett (TV Movie)
 1965 Harum Scarum
 1965 Tammy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Poker Game (1965)
 1965 Gilligan's Island (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1964 Archie (TV Movie)
 1964 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Pageant (1964)
 1964 The Cara Williams Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Get the Lead Out (1964)
 1964 Burke's Law (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1964 The Reporter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- No Comment (1964)
 1964 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- I and Claudie (1964)
 1964 Destry (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Stormy Is a Lady (1964)
 1962 Life with Archie (TV Movie)
 1962 Hand of Death
 1961-1962 The Rifleman (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Sporting Chance (1962)
- The Quiet Fear (1962)
- A Friend in Need (1961)
- The High Country (1961)
- The Long Goodbye (1961)
 1960 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

Stage Play: Lend an Ear. Musical revue. Music by Charles Gaynor. Lyrics by Charles Gaynor. Book by Charles Gaynor. Additional sketches by Joseph Stein, Will Glickman. Additional arrangements by George Bauer. Musical Staging by Gower Champion. Scenic Design by Raoul Pene Du Bois. Directed by Hal Gerson. National Theatre (moved to The ... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Gene Berg | Eugene A. Nelson

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was happier directing than I've ever been doing anything else. That form of creativity is very rewarding and I liked it a lot. Both careers were incomplete. I feel unfulfilled in either one. I didn't become the star I wanted to be. See more »

Trivia:

Had three children: Chris Nelson, Douglas M. Nelson, and Victoria Nelson Gordo. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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