Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly
1912 - 1996

Gene Kelly  American Actor

Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likeable ch...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship17 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship7 yrs, 1 mth
Average Relationship Length12 yrs, 10 mths
Rumored Relationships7
First Name Eugene
Middle Name Curran
Last Name Kelly
Full Name at Birth Eugene Curran Kelly
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd August, 1912
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 2nd February, 1996
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Stroke
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Known for his Innovative, Athletic style of Dancing., Scar on The Left Side of His Face
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Agnostic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Peabody High School
University University of Pittsburgh
Occupation Text Actor, Singer, Miscellaneous Crew
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame For Me and My Gal
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1938–1994
Music Style Show Tunes
Instrument Vocals
Father James Patrick Joseph Kelly (Al Jolson's road manager in the 1920s)
Mother Harriet Curran
Brother James Kelly, Fred Kelly
Sister Harriet Joan Kelly, Louise Kelly Bailey
Family Member Kerry Kelly (Daughter), Bridget Kelly (Daughter), Tim Kelly (Son)
Friend Ben Blue, Fred Astaire, Stanley Donen, David O. Selznick, Ronald Reagan, Rags Ragland, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Errol Flynn, Rita Hayworth, Adolph Green, Betty Comden, Lena Horne
Associated People Fred Astaire, Donald O'Connor
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Partner Comparison

Gene Kelly83 LeoActor
Patricia Ward-
Jeanne Coyne50 PiscesChoreographer
Betsy Blair85 SagittariusActress
Joan Kelly-
Doris Lilly69 CapricornJournalist
Donald O'Connor78 VirgoActor
Barbara Nichols46 CapricornActress
Gloria Vanderbilt92 PiscesDesigner
Martha Hyer89 LeoActress
Barbara Stanwyck82 CancerActress
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Female16th October, 194273 years old
Male3rd March, 196254 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Sins1986 Eric Hovland TV Show
North and South1985 Sen. Charles Edwards TV Show
Xanadu1980 Danny McGuire Movie
Viva Knievel!1977 Will Atkins Movie
The Love Boat1977 Charles Dane TV Show
America Salutes Richard Rodgers: The Sound of His Music1976 Oscar Hammerstein II TV Movie
40 Carats1973 Billy Boylan Movie
The Funny Side1971 Host TV Show
A Guide for the Married Man1967 Narrator (voice, uncredited) Movie
The Young Girls of Rochefort1967 Andy Miller Movie
Jack and the Beanstalk1967 Jeremy Keen, Proprietor (Peddler) TV Movie
What a Way to Go!1964 Pinky Benson Movie
Going My Way1962 Father Chuck O'Malley TV Show
Inherit the Wind1960 E. K. Hornbeck Movie
Marjorie Morningstar1958 Noel Airman Movie
Les Girls1957 Barry Nichols Movie
The Happy Road1957 Mike Andrews Movie
Invitation to the Dance1956 Sinbad in 'Sinbad the Sailor' Movie
The Magic Lamp1956 Sinbad Short Film
It's Always Fair Weather1955 Ted Riley Movie
Brigadoon1954 Tommy Albright Movie
Crest of the Wave1954 Lt. 'Brad' Bradville (USN) Movie
Deep in My Heart1954 Gene Kelly Movie
Singin' in the Rain1952 Don Lockwood Movie
The Devil Makes Three1952 Capt. Jeff Eliot Movie
An American in Paris1951 Jerry Mulligan Movie
It's a Big Country1951 Icarus Xenophon Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Tom T. Triplet TV Show
Black Hand1950 Giovanni E. 'Johnny' Columbo Movie
Summer Stock1950 Joe D. Ross Movie
On the Town1949 Gabey Movie
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949 Eddie O'Brien Movie
The Pirate1948 Serafin Movie
The Three Musketeers1948 D'Artagnan Movie
Words and Music1948 Gene Kelly Movie
Living in a Big Way1947 Leo Gogarty Movie
Ziegfeld Follies1946 Gentleman ('The Babbit and the Bromide') Movie
Anchors Aweigh1945 Joseph Brady Movie
Combat Fatigue Irritability1945 Seaman Bob Lucas Movie
Christmas Holiday1944 Robert Manette Movie
Cover Girl1944 Danny McGuire Movie
Du Barry Was a Lady1943 Alec Howe, Black Arrow Movie
Pilot #51943 Vito S. Alessandro Movie
The Cross of Lorraine1943 Victor Movie
Thousands Cheer1943 Private Eddie Marsh Movie
For Me and My Gal1942 Harry Palmer Movie
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Comments on Gene Kelly

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mrbubiAug 4, 2012

he's an authentic icon, happy Anniversary, Gene!

JBellaAug 22, 2011

They don't make them like you anymore :))

Crash64Jul 17, 2011

Everyone makes glowing comments but don't read the info posted. I think it is disrespectful to post incomplete or wrong information!

Deb GniewekFeb 26, 2010

He was the best!

beccatheninjaJan 10, 2010

Gene Kelly was never in The Fugitive. at least not this gene kelly.

jade sylowDec 10, 2008

i love this page!

Peanut1987Sep 29, 2008

I love this of the reasons I love dancing...

JennyAug 18, 2008

Gene Kelly was one of the finest actors in hollywood. He is best known for his role in singing in the rain. He is definatley one of Hollywoods best triple threat. He will live on forever. Congradulations Gene to brilliant years and more in Hollywood.

i love shiaMay 28, 2008

i am related to gene kelly imm not lying my grandma has his academy award

louiseApr 19, 2008

Gene kelly is one of my classic dancers, he was so him so much!!!

i_lov_longhorns11Feb 5, 2008

i love gene kelly!!!

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