Ed Nelson

Ed Nelson
1928 - 2014

Ed Nelson  American Actor


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Ed Nelson was previously married to Patricia Miller (1950 - 2014).


American Actor Ed Nelson was born Edwin Stafford Nelson on 21st December, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and passed away on 9th Aug 2014 Greensboro, North Carolina, USA aged 85. He is most remembered for Dr. Michael Rossi in the ABC television series Peyton Place.. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Ed Nelson was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Constance Towers in Capitol (1982), Eileen Brennan in Murder, She Wrote (1984), Julie Adams in Capitol (1982) and Maggie Pierce in Perry Mason (1957).

Ed Nelson is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and People from Los Angeles, California.


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First Name Ed
Middle Name Stafford
Last Name Nelson
Full Name at Birth Edwin Stafford Nelson
Alternative Name Edwin Stafford Nelson, Edward Nelson, Edwin Nelson
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st December, 1928
Birthplace New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Died 9th August, 2014
Place of Death Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Cause of Death Congestive Heart Failure
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Tulane University in New Orleans (2 years), New York School of Radio and Television Technique
Occupation Text Actor, Screenwriter, Teacher, Producer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Dr. Michael Rossi in the ABC television series Peyton Place.
Year(s) Active 1952-2003, 1952–2003
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) The Spotlight Talent Agency
Official Websites www.nndb.com/people/453/000137042/

Edwin Stafford Nelson (December 21, 1928 – August 9, 2014) was an American actor, best known for his role as Dr. Michael Rossi in the television series Peyton Place.

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Patricia Miller-Spouse


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CynthiaFemalePatricia Miller
BethFemalePatricia Miller
MaryFemalePatricia Miller
AnnFemalePatricia Miller
GregoryMalePatricia Miller
ChristopherMalePatricia Miller


Runaway Jury2003George DresslerMovie
Tony Bravo in Scenes from a Forgotten Cinema2000Ghost of Mary's DadMovie
Wo shi shei1998General ShermanMovie
Sister Island1996Dr. August ClaiborneMovie
The Boneyard1991Jersey CallumMovie
Brenda Starr1989President Harry S. TrumanMovie
Deadly Weapon1989General StoneMovie
Sworn to Silence1987Victor HandlerTV Movie
J.J. Starbuck1987Ted FullerTV Show
Jake and the Fatman1987D.A. Marcus Packard, Harrison DoleTV Show
The Law and Harry McGraw1987Jefferson RandolphTV Show
Police Academy 3: Back in Training1986Governor NeilsonMovie
Peyton Place: The Next Generation1985Dr. Michael RossiTV Movie
MacGyver1985Arthur BandelTV Show
Finder of Lost Loves1984Bill Garnett, an FBI AgentTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Henry Post, Judge Willard Clinton, Raymond 'Ray' BascombTV Show
Hotel1983Mr. HarperTV Show
Shaft of Love1983Dr. John BurnsTV Movie
Capitol1982Sen. Mark DenningTV Show
Matt Houston1982Fred BoethigTV Show
Help Wanted: Male1982George DobbsTV Movie
Born to Be Sold1981Carl StricklandTV Movie
Bret Maverick1981Andrew J. TendallTV Show
Cagney & Lacey1981Sgt. SteingroveTV Show
Dynasty1981Sam DexterTV Show
The Fall Guy1981Mr. JasonTV Show
Walking Tall1981Edwin CampbellTV Show
Enola Gay: The Men, the Mission, the Atomic Bomb1980President Harry S TrumanTV Movie
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Everything1980Joseph LocordolosTV Movie
The Return of Frank Cannon1980Mike DanversTV Movie
Hagen1980Dr. SangerTV Show
Salvage 11979General MacklinTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Albert RykerTV Show
Anatomy of a Seduction1979Mark KaneTV Movie
Doctors' Private Lives1979Dr. Michael WiseTV Show
Crash1978Philip MulwrayTV Movie
Leave Yesterday Behind1978Mr. ClarksonTV Movie
Superdome1978George BeldridgeTV Movie
Dallas1978Jeb AmosTV Show
David Cassidy - Man Undercover1978DensmoreTV Show
Vega$1978Jonathan Stockwood, Phillip LandauerTV Show
Doctors' Private Lives1978Dr. Mike WiseTV Movie
For the Love of Benji1977Chandler DietrichMovie
CHiPs1977Brian KingTV Show
Logan's Run1977Dr. RowanTV Show
Lou Grant1977Jim CarlisleTV Show
Murder in Peyton Place1977Dr. Michael RossiTV Movie
Acapulco Gold1976Ray HollisterMovie
Midway1976Admiral Harry PearsonMovie
Riding with Death1976Robert DenbyTV Movie
Charlie's Angels1976George StarrettTV Show
Gemini Man1976Robert DenbyTV Show
Gibbsville1976FarleyTV Show
Most Wanted1976Moose WatsonTV Show
Quincy M.E.1976Capt. Edwards, Captain EdwardsTV Show
The Bionic Woman1976Lucky HarrisonTV Show
That's the Way of the World1975Carlton JamesMovie
The Missing Are Deadly1975Dr. MargolinTV Movie
Airport 19751974Major John AlexanderMovie
Houston, We've Got a Problem1974Gene Kranz, Flight DirectorTV Movie
Get Christie Love!1974Charles BettmanTV Show
Police Woman1974Lieutenant John HessTV Show
The Rockford Files1974Blake Sternlight, Edgar 'Bud' ClementTV Show
Police Headquarters1974Lt. Cavin ZengerTV Movie
Time to Run1973Warren ColeMovie
Linda1973Paul RestonTV Movie
Runaway!1973Nick StaffoTV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973Ed Simmons, Larry Kinner, Richard GibsonTV Show
Tenafly1973Ted HarrisTV Show
Escape1973Frank WyattTV Show
The Screaming Woman1972Carl NesbittTV Movie
Banacek1972Geoff HoldenTV Show
Kung Fu1972Sheriff Walter RahaTV Show
Search1972Commander William ParkerTV Show
The Sixth Sense1972The PilotTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972Robert Alan HobbesTV Show
Brink of Disaster!1972Dr. HardenShort Film
Alias Smith and Jones1971Sheriff Frank CantonTV Show
Cannon1971Andy CarverTV Show
McMillan & Wife1971Captain Glen WylerTV Show
O'Hara, U.S. Treasury1971Lester MartinTV Show
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law1971Todd, Vincent ThayerTV Show
Police Surgeon1971Andy Fane, Jonathan Frye, Max ZieglerTV Show
The Man and the City1971Principal EastmanTV Show
A Little Game1971Paul HamiltonTV Movie
Along Came a Spider1970Dr. Martin BeckerTV Movie
The Silent Force1970Ward FullerTV Show
Marcus Welby, M.D.1969ToddTV Show
Medical Center1969Cal, Hank, Wesley StockwoodTV Show
Night Gallery1969Tom Burke (segment "Little Girl Lost")TV Show
Adam-121968Abe StrayhornTV Show
Mod Squad1968Johnny StringerTV Show
Ironside1967Joe LynchTV Show
Mission: Impossible1966Van CleveTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Hamilton, Vincent Paquette, Walter SwensonTV Show
Peyton Place1964Michael RossiTV Show
Soldier in the Rain1963MP Sgt. James PriestMovie
The Man from Galveston1963Cole MarteenMovie
Arrest and Trial1963Jeff CollinsTV Show
The Dakotas1963Lt. John SchwimmerTV Show
The Fugitive1963Paul Clements, Steve EdsonTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Col. Luke StoneTV Show
Channing1963Deke AllisonTV Show
Redigo1963Danny KilpatrickTV Show
Combat!1962BurgessTV Show
Saints and Sinners1962RayTV Show
Sam Benedict1962Neil BracketTV Show
Stoney Burke1962Nick MartinTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Alex Trevor, Tom KellerTV Show
The Eleventh Hour1962Jack PageTV Show
The Gallant Men1962Maj. RossTV Show
The Virginian1962Ralph SlocumTV Show
The Wide Country1962Paul CorbelloTV Show
Judgment at Nuremberg1961Captain at Nightclub Announcing Call-up of Officers (uncredited)Movie
87th Precinct1961Bill MillerTV Show
Alcoa Premiere1961Brick Avery, Eddie NormanTV Show
Cain's Hundred1961Peter StullTV Show
Dr. Kildare1961Dr. Keith JudgeTV Show
The New Breed1961Jefty Bright, Roger SykesTV Show
Devil's Partner1961Nick Richards, Pete JensenMovie
Elmer Gantry1960Man on Phone at Sister Sharon Headquarters (uncredited)Movie
Checkmate1960Carson, Chuck Palmer, Gil StonehamTV Show
Outlaws1960Elmer FossTV Show
Surfside 61960Eddie GrantTV Show
The Aquanauts1960Chris GarlandTV Show
The Tall Man1960Dr. Wade ParsonsTV Show
Thriller1960Daniel Le Jean, George Parker, Tom EllisonTV Show
Coronado 91960Doug ForbesTV Show
The Blue Angels1960Lt Dayl MartinTV Show
The Law and Mr. Jones1960Frank SkinnerTV Show
Code of Silence1960Paul LaneMovie
Valley of the Redwoods1960Dino MichaelisMovie
A Bucket of Blood1959Art LacroixMovie
Black Saddle1959Lee Coogan, Roy CoreyTV Show
Bonanza1959GarthTV Show
Hawaiian Eye1959Mark HollisTV Show
Hennesey1959Cmdr. Pete Judson, Navy officerTV Show
Johnny Ringo1959Kirk, TomstedterTV Show
Laramie1959Cal Mason, Gil Harrison, SableTV Show
Rawhide1959Chuck Wittaker, Lt. Cory Clemens, Sam WeberTV Show
Riverboat1959Jim TylerTV Show
Shotgun Slade1959Sheriff Clyde PerditoTV Show
The Deputy1959Pete McCurdyTV Show
The Detectives1959Al Kramer, George, Stanley BolenTV Show
The Lawless Years1959ParamedicTV Show
The Rebel1959Clint Mowbree, Doug, The StalkerTV Show
The Untouchables1959Johnny Prebble, Marty Pulaski, Marty StokeTV Show
Tightrope1959SmileyTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Philip RedfieldTV Show
T-Bird Gang1959Alex Hendricks (as Edwin Nelson)Movie
The Young Captives1959Norm BrittMovie
Hot Car Girl1958Second Cop at Soda Bar - DriverMovie
Hot Rod Gang1958Mark's Gang Buddy (uncredited)Movie
Night of the Blood Beast1958Dave RandallMovie
She Gods of Shark Reef1958Guard (uncredited)Movie
Teenage Cave Man1958Blond Tribe MemberMovie
The Brain Eaters1958Dr. Paul Kettering (as Edwin Nelson)Movie
The Cry Baby Killer1958Rick ConnorMovie
77 Sunset Strip1958Dave MurcottTV Show
Bat Masterson1958Browder, JedrowTV Show
The Rifleman1958Ben Travis, Ben Vargas, Stacey BeldonTV Show
I Mobster1958Sid - Henchman (uncredited)Movie
Flight1958Tower OperatorTV Show
Target1958TV Show
Street of Darkness1958Slavo (as Edwin Nelson)Movie
Attack of the Crab Monsters1957Lt. QuinlanMovie
Bayou1957Etienne (as Edwin Nelson)Movie
Carnival Rock1957CannonMovie
Invasion of the Saucer Men1957TomMovie
Rock All Night1957PeteMovie
Teenage Doll1957Blind Man, Police Officer 'Dutch'Movie
Have Gun - Will Travel1957Carl - Gambler, Pierre 'Pete' Deverell, RackTV Show
M Squad1957Jerry Howes, Lenny MastonTV Show
Maverick19572nd Classmate, Bill Parker, Gary HarrisonTV Show
Perry Mason1957Dirk Blake, Ward NicholsTV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957Andy Thorpe, Frisco KidTV Show
The Silent Service1957Lookout, Lou Hole, SonarmanTV Show
Tombstone Territory1957Charlie, Chris, Kansas Joe BartonTV Show
Wagon Train1957Al Bleecker, Burke Clayton, Sheriff DonovanTV Show
Hell on Devil's Island1957Guard No. 2 (uncredited)Movie
Harbor Command1957Arrested Craps Game ParticipantTV Show
Men of Annapolis1957AndersonTV Show
The Walter Winchell File1957Lt. RizzoTV Show
Zane Grey Theater1956Albie, Tantasi, Vince HarwellTV Show
Swamp Women1955Police Sergeant (as Edward Nelson)Movie
Gunsmoke1955Burt Cury, Seth, TomTV Show
Highway Patrol1955Bill Gibson, Monty, Paul HerrickTV Show
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp1955Hal BabcockTV Show
New Orleans Uncensored1955Charlie (as Edward Stafford Nelson)Movie
The Steel Trap1952Man in Ticket Line at Airport (uncredited)Movie
Death Valley Days1952Frank GirardTV Show
This Is the Life1952Paul BarstowTV Show
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