Gene Kelly, born Eugene Curran Kelly ( August 23, PittsburghBeverly Hills1912 - February 2, 1996) was an American actordancersingerfilm director and producer.

Gene was born as the third son of James Kelly and Harriet Curran. He went to the University of Pittsburgh and then went to Broadway. His first piece was in 1938 and was called Leave It to Me. From 1942 he started in movies to play. His most famous film is Singin' in the Rain (1952). Gene died on 2 February 1996 in Beverly Hills after a stroke.

In 1952, he received an honoraryOscar for his entire work.


Filmography as an actor
Year Title Role Note
1962-1963 Going My Way Father Chuck O'Malley
1942 For Me and My Gal Harry Palmer
1943 Du Barry Was a Lady Alec Howe/Black Arrow
Pilot # 5 Vito S. Alessandro
Thousands Cheer Eddie Marsh
The Cross of Lorraine Victor
1944 Cover Girl Danny McGuire
Christmas Holiday Robert Manette
1945 Anchors Aweigh Joseph Brady
1946 Ziegfeld Follies Lord in ' The Babbit and the Bromide "
1947 Living in a Big Way Leo Gogarty
1948 The Pirate Serafin
The Three Musketeers D'Artagnan
1949 Take Me Out to the Ball Game Eddie O'Brien
On the Town Pavan
1950 Black Hand Giovanni E. ' Johnny ' Columbo
Summer Stock Joe D. Ross
1951 An American in Paris Jerry Mulligan
It's a Big Country Icarus Xenophon
1952 Singin' in the Rain Don Lockwood
The Devil Makes Three Captain Jeff Eliot
1954 Seagulls Over Sorrento Lieutenant ' Brad ' Bradville
Brigadoon Tommy Albright
Deep in My Heart Specialty in ' Dancing Around '
1955 It's Always Fair Weather Ted Riley
1956 The Magic Lamp Sinbad Voice Role
Invitation to the Dance Host/Pierrot/The Marine/Sinbad
1957 The Happy Road Michael J. Andrews
Les Girls Barry Nichols
1958 Marjorie Morningstar Noel Airman
1960 Inherit the Wind E. K. Hornbeck
1964 What a Way to Go! Pinky Benson
1967 Jack and the Beanstalk Jeremy Keen Voice Coil/Tv film
Les Demoiselles de Rochefort Andy Miller
1973 40 Carats Billy Boylan
1977 Viva Knievel! Will Atkins
1980 Xanadu Danny McGuire
1986 Sins Eric Hovland Mini Series

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