Lori Nelson

Actress + Model
Born Aug 15, 1933

Lori Nelson is an American actress born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on August 15, 1933. She began as a performer, dancing at the young age of 4, as well as winning a Little Miss America title. In 1952, she appeared as Marjie Baile in Bend of the River. Many of her roles were in 1950's B-movies. Today, she is acting occasionally, most recently in The Naked Monster. She costarred with Barbara Eden in the series How to Marry a Millionaire.… Read More

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1933 Birth Born on August 15, 1933.


1950 16 Years Old In 1950, she was signed to a 7-year contract with Universal-International.
1952 18 Years Old Nelson made her film debut in the 1952 Western Bend of the River. … Read More


1955 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1955, Nelson guest starred in two episodes of It's a Great Life, and reprised her role as "Rosie Kettle" in Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki. … Read More
1957 23 Years Old 1 More Event
On television in November 1957, Nelson co-starred with Van Johnson in the television film The Pied Piper of Hamelin, which aired on NBC as a Thanksgiving Day television special.
1960 26 Years Old On December 10, 1960, Nelson married composer Johnny Mann in Los Angeles. … Read More
1961 27 Years Old After leaving the series, Nelson continued with guest roles on Wagon Train, Tales of Wells Fargo, The Tab Hunter Show, Bachelor Father, and Armstrong Circle Theatre. She took a ten-year break from acting in 1961 and returned with a guest role in Family Affair in 1971. … Read More


1983 49 Years Old In April 1983, Nelson married police officer Joseph J. Reiner.


2005 71 Years Old 1 More Event
Her last role to date was in the 2005 low-budget science fiction horror film The Naked Monster, in which she reprised her Revenge of the Creature role. … Read More
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