Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly
1912 - 1996
Gene Kelly  American Actor

Gene Kelly dating history


Gene Kelly was previously married to Patricia Ward (1990 - 1996), Jeanne Coyne (1960 - 1973) and Betsy Blair (1941 - 1957).

Gene Kelly was in relationships with Barbara Nichols (1958), Martha Hyer (1954 - 1958), Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Kelly, Doris Lilly and Gloria Vanderbilt.


American Actor Gene Kelly was born Eugene Curran Kelly on 23rd August, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 2nd Feb 1996 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 83. He is most remembered for For Me and My Gal. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Gene Kelly was in 18 on-screen matchups, including Debbie Reynolds in Singin' in the Rain (1952), Barbara Laage in The Happy Road (1957), Cyd Charisse in Singin' in the Rain (1952), Deanna Durbin in Christmas Holiday (1944) and Esther Williams in Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949).

Gene Kelly is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, Emmy Award winners and American film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 17 years, 3 months 12 years, 10 months 7 years, 1 month
Dating6 4 years 8 months, 3 days -
Total9 17 years, 3 months 4 years, 9 months 4 years


First Name Eugene
Middle Name Curran
Last Name Kelly
Full Name at Birth Eugene Curran Kelly
Birthday 23rd August, 1912
Birthplace Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 2nd February, 1996
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Stroke
Buried Cremated
Height 5' 8" (173 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, 1938–1996
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

Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American actor, dancer, singer, filmmaker, comedian and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen.

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Gene Kelly83 LeoActor
Patricia Ward-
Jeanne Coyne50 PiscesChoreographer
Barbara Nichols46 CapricornActress
Martha Hyer89 LeoActress
Betsy Blair85 SagittariusActress
Gloria Vanderbilt95 PiscesDesigner
Barbara Stanwyck82 CancerActress
Joan Kelly-
Doris Lilly69 CapricornJournalist


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
BridgetFemaleJeanne Coyne
KerryFemale16th October, 194281 years oldBetsy Blair
TimothyMale3rd March, 196262 years oldJeanne Coyne


Sins1986Eric HovlandTV Show
North and South, Book I1985Sen. Charles EdwardsTV Show
Xanadu1980Danny McGuireMovie
The Mary Tyler Moore Hour1979Gene KellyTV Show
Viva Knievel!1977Will AtkinsMovie
The Love Boat1977Charles DaneTV Show
40 Carats1973Billy BoylanMovie
A Guide for the Married Man1967Narrator (voice, uncredited)Movie
The Young Girls of Rochefort1967Andy MillerMovie
Jack and the Beanstalk1967Jeremy Keen, Proprietor (Peddler)TV Movie
What a Way to Go!1964Pinky BensonMovie
Going My Way1962Father Chuck O'MalleyTV Show
Inherit the Wind1960E. K. HornbeckMovie
Let's Make Love1960Gene Kelly (uncredited)Movie
Marjorie Morningstar1958Noel AirmanMovie
Les Girls1957Barry NicholsMovie
The Happy Road1957Mike AndrewsMovie
Invitation to the Dance1956The Clown in 'Circus' / The Marine in 'Ring Around the Rosy' / Sinbad in 'Sinbad the Sailor'Movie
The Magic Lamp1956Sinbad (voice)Short Film
It's Always Fair Weather1955Ted RileyMovie
Brigadoon1954Tommy AlbrightMovie
Crest of the Wave1954Lt. 'Brad' Bradville (USN)Movie
Deep in My Heart1954O'Brien Brother - Performer in 'Dancing Around'Movie
Love Is Better Than Ever1952Gene Kelly (uncredited)Movie
Singin' in the Rain1952Don LockwoodMovie
The Devil Makes Three1952Capt. Jeff EliotMovie
An American in Paris1951Jerry MulliganMovie
It's a Big Country1951Icarus XenophonMovie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Tom T. TriplettTV Show
Black Hand1950Giovanni E. 'Johnny' ColumboMovie
Summer Stock1950Joe D. RossMovie
On the Town1949GabeyMovie
Take Me Out to the Ball Game1949Eddie O'BrienMovie
The Pirate1948SerafinMovie
The Three Musketeers1948D'ArtagnanMovie
Words and Music1948Gene KellyMovie
Living in a Big Way1947Leo GogartyMovie
Anchors Aweigh1945Joseph BradyMovie
Ziegfeld Follies1945Gentleman ('The Babbit and the Bromide')Movie
Combat Fatigue Irritability1945Seaman Bob LucasShort Film
Christmas Holiday1944Robert ManetteMovie
Cover Girl1944Danny McGuireMovie
Du Barry Was a Lady1943Alec Howe / Black ArrowMovie
Pilot #51943Vito S. AlessandroMovie
The Cross of Lorraine1943VictorMovie
Thousands Cheer1943Pvt. Eddie MarshMovie
For Me and My Gal1942Harry PalmerMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (13)

eagle39Dec 31, 2019

shared a link:

mrbubiAug 4, 2012

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

JBellaJBellaAug 22, 2011

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

Crash64Crash64Jul 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!

Peanut1987Peanut1987Sep 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_longhorns11i_lov_longhorns11Feb 5, 2008

i love gene kelly!!!

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