Gene Kelly

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Gene Kelly
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Eugene Curran Kelly

August 23, 1912
DiedFebruary 2, 1996 (aged 83)
  • Dancer
  • singer
  • actor
  • filmmaker
  • choreographer
Years active1942 - 1985
Spouse(s)Betsy Blair (1941-1957)
Jeanne Coyne (1960-1973)
Patricia Ward (1990-1996)
AwardsAcademy Awards
  • Academy Honorary Award (1952)

César Awards

  • Life Achievement Award (1996)

Emmy Awards

  • Outstanding Children's Program
1967 Jack and the Beanstalk

Golden Globe Awards

  • Cecil B. DeMille Award (1981)

SAG Awards

  • Life Achievement Award (1989)

Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996), better known as Gene Kelly, was an American dancer, singer, actor, filmmaker and choreographer.

He was a great example of 20th century filmed dance, famous for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen. Although he is probably most famous today for his act in Singin' in the Rain, he was the most popular actor in the Hollywood musical movie industry from the mid 1940s to the early 1980s. Kelly died of a stroke on February 2, 1996.

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