Brian Kelly

Actor + Co Star + Military Person
Born Feb 14, 1931

Brian Kelly was an American actor best known for his role as Porter Ricks, the widowed father of two sons on the NBC television series Flipper, and as Scott Ross in the ABC advernture series Straightaway, with co-star John Ashley.

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1931 Birth Born on February 14, 1931.


1953 22 Years Old Kelly served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. Kelly graduated in 1953 from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. … Read More


1962 31 Years Old Kelly married actress Laura Devon in 1962. They were divorced in 1966.
1964 33 Years Old In 1964, Kelly was chosen to play Porter Ricks, Chief Warden at Coral Key Park and Marine Preserve in the family-oriented action and adventure television program Flipper. … Read More
1970 39 Years Old In 1970, Kelly sought to change his image by playing the lead role of The Love Machine. … Read More


1972 41 Years Old In 1972, he married Valerie Ann Romero, with whom he had a daughter Hallie in 1975 and a son Devin in 1980.


2005 74 Years Old Kelly died in February 2005 of pneumonia in Voorhees Township in South New Jersey, two days before his 74th birthday.
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