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Gene Nelson

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Biography

Gene Nelson on Poster for Oklahoma

Source: Freebase

Gene Nelson (March 24, 1920 – September 16, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, screenwriter, and director.

Fact file

  • Born: Leander Eugene Berg March 24, 1920 Astoria, Oregon, U.S.
  • Died: September 16, 1996 (aged 76) Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Other names: Gene Berg Eugene E. Nelson
  • Occupation: Actor, dancer, screenwriter, film and television director
  • Years active: 1938-1980
  • Spouse(s): Miriam Franklin (1941–1956) 1 child Marilyn Morgan (1958–1974) 2 children Jean Martin (1990 – ?)

Read more about Gene Nelson at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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The Screening Room: Remembering Follies Star Gene Nelson
Playbill Combined , 2015-03-24 04:00:01
Tony nominee Gene Nelson, best known to theatre fans for originating the role of Buddy in Follies, would have turned 95 today. Born March 24, 1920, in Seattle, he began working on the stage, pursued a career in film musicals and drama, and returned to Broadway at age 51 to ...

THE SCREENING ROOM: Looking Back at Follies Through the Years (Video)
Playbill Combined , 2013-04-04 14:56:00
Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's landmark musical Follies premiered on Broadway April 4, 1971, at the Winter Garden Theatre, with a cast including Dorothy Collins, Alexis Smith, John McMcartin, Gene Nelson and Yvonne DeCarlo.

THE SCREENING ROOM: Looking Back at Follies Through the Years (Video)
Playbill Combined , 2013-04-04 14:56:00
Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's landmark musical Follies premiered on Broadway April 4, 1971, at the Winter Garden Theatre, with a cast including Dorothy Collins, Alexis Smith, John McMartin, Gene Nelson and Yvonne De Carlo.

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