Nelson Ackerman Eddy (June 29, 1901 – March 6, 1967) was an American singer, baritone and actor. He appeared in 19 musical movies during the 1930s and 1940s. He was born in Providence, Rhode Island.
From 1939 to 1967, he was married to Ann Denitz Franklin. However, he was in a domestic partnership with Jeanette MacDonald at the same time.
He starred with MacDonald in Naughty Marietta, Rose-Marie, and Maytime.
Eddy died on March 6, 1967 in Palm Beach, Florida after having a cerebral hemorrhage while performing at a club, aged 65.