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Nancy Kelly

Us Film and Television Actress
Female
Born Mar 25, 1921

Nancy Kelly was an American actress, who was a movie leading lady in the 1930s, making 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power's love interest in the classic Jesse James (1939), which also featured Henry Fonda, and playing opposite Spencer Tracy in Stanley and Livingstone later that same year.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1921 Birth Born on March 25, 1921.
1926 5 Years Old She made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power's love interest in the classic Jesse James (1939), which also featured Henry Fonda, and playing opposite Spencer Tracy in Stanley and Livingstone later that same year. … Read More

TEENAGE

1933 12 Years Old Kelly worked extensively in radio in her adolescent years. She played Dorothy Gale in a 1933-34 radio show, The Wizard of Oz, based on the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. … Read More

THIRTIES

1956 35 Years Old Kelly was subsequently a two-time winner of the Sarah Siddons Award for her work in Chicago theatre as well as a Tony Award winner for her performance in The Bad Seed, which she followed up by starring in the 1956 film version, receiving a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. … Read More
1957 36 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1957 she was nominated at the 9th Primetime Emmy Awards for an Emmy Award for Best Single Performance by an Actress for the episode "The Pilot" in Studio One. Kelly's was married to actor Edmond O'Brien 1941-1942, Fred Jackman, Jr. son of silent Hollywood cameraman and director Fred Jackman 1946-1950 and theater director Warren Caro from 1955 on.
1960 39 Years Old …  She was inducted February 8, 1960. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1995 74 Years Old Kelly died at her Bel Air, California, home on January 2, 1995, from complications of diabetes at the age of 73.
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