Gene Nelson

Doris Day - Silver Screen Magazine Pictorial [United States] (July 1951)
1920 - 1996

Gene Nelson  American Actor


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Gene Nelson passed away on 16th Sep 1996 aged 76.


Gene Nelson was previously married to Miriam Franklin (1941 - 1956).

He was in relationships with Marcia Henderson (1957), Piper Laurie (1956 - 1957), Carol Ohmart (1955), Jane Powell (1953) and Maureen Reagan.


American Actor Gene Nelson was born Leander Eugene Berg on 24th March, 1920 in Astoria, Oregon, USA and passed away on 16th Sep 1996 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 76. He is most remembered for 1971 Broadway musical Follies, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Gene Nelson was in an on-screen matchup with Mary Jo Catlett in Murder, She Wrote (1984).

Gene Nelson is a member of the following lists: American male screenwriters, Film directors from Washington (state) and Film directors from Oregon.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 16 years - -
Dating5 64 years, 10 months 37 years, 1 month 1 year, 2 months
Total6 64 years, 10 months 34 years, 7 months 1 year, 2 months


First Name Gene
Last Name Nelson
Full Name at Birth Leander Eugene Berg
Alternative Name Gene Berg, Eugene E. Nelson
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th March, 1920
Birthplace Astoria, Oregon, USA
Died 16th September, 1996
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Cancer
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aries
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Dancer, actor, screenwriter, and director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame 1971 Broadway musical Follies, for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor
Year(s) Active 1961-1980, 1938-1980

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

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Partner Comparison

Gene Nelson76 AriesActor
Marcia Henderson58 CancerActress
Piper Laurie84 AquariusActress
Carol Ohmart89 CancerActress
Jane Powell87 AriesActress
Miriam Franklin94 VirgoActress
Maureen Reagan60 CapricornRelative


Murder, She Wrote1984Louis MetcalfTV Show
S.O.B.1981Clive LytellMovie
Fantasy Island1977Bert WilsonTV Show
A Brand New Life1973HarryTV Movie
Circle of Fear1972SteveTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972TV Show
Family Flight1972Aircraft Carrier CaptainTV Movie
ITV Saturday Night Theatre1969BurbageTV Show
Mod Squad1968Burt KoverlyTV Show
Ironside1967Andy SheldonTV Show
Thunder Island1963Billy PooleMovie
Burke's Law1963Danny Swift, Rick MasonTV Show
Follow the Sun1961TodTV Show
20,000 Eyes1961Dan WarrenMovie
The Purple Hills1961Gil ShepardMovie
Tom, Dick and Harry1960Tom FellowsTV Movie
Black Saddle1959Carl WickesTV Show
Law of the Plainsman1959Hardy O'HaraTV Show
Men Into Space1959Major Charles RandolphTV Show
Philip Marlowe1959LarryTV Show
Rawhide1959Dave ThompsonTV Show
The Detectives1959Jerry ColdwellTV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958LundstromTV Show
Bat Masterson1958Police Commissioner Whit MorrisonTV Show
Northwest Passage1958Dan WadeTV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Vance - HenchmanTV Show
Maverick1957Jim HazlitTV Show
Alcoa Theatre1957Tom BurnsTV Show
The Gale Storm Show: Oh, Susanna!1956Chris KarlsenTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Tom WattsTV Show
Chevron Hall of Stars1956TV Show
Oklahoma!1955Will ParkerMovie
The Atomic Man1955Mike DelaneyMovie
Gunsmoke1955Hutch Nagle, Foss, Hob CannonTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955TV Show
The Millionaire1955Lt. Steve ForrestTV Show
The Way Out1955Greg CarradineMovie
Celebrity Playhouse1955TV Show
Crime Wave1954Steve LaceyMovie
So This Is Paris1954Al HowardMovie
Climax!1954Jess ShepardTV Show
Shower of Stars1954TV Show
The Best of Broadway1954Roy LaneTV Show
Three Sailors and a Girl1953TwitchMovie
G.E. True Theater1953TV Show
She's Back on Broadway1953Gordon EvansMovie
She's Working Her Way Through College1952Don WestonMovie
The Ford Television Theatre1952George JacksonTV Show
Lullaby of Broadway1951Tom FarnhamMovie
Painting the Clouds with Sunshine1951Ted LansingMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951TV Show
Starlift1951Gene NelsonMovie
Tea for Two1950Tommy TrainorMovie
The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady1950Doug MartinMovie
The West Point Story1950Hal CourtlandMovie
The Colgate Comedy Hour1950Jerry WalkerTV Show
Apartment for Peggy1948Jerry (uncredited)Movie
The Walls of Jericho1948Assistant Prosecutor (uncredited)Movie
Studio One in Hollywood1948TroutTV Show
Gentleman's Agreement1947Second Ex-GI in Restaurant (uncredited)Movie
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now1947Tommy YaleMovie
Kraft Theatre1947TomTV Show
This Is the Army1943Soldier (uncredited)Movie
Second Fiddle1939Minor Role (uncredited)Movie
Everything Happens at Night1939Skater (uncredited)Movie
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emaApr 1, 2011

Adorable looking couple.Too bad they couldn't last together. Glad Jane is a happy woman today.

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