Gene Kelly

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Age: 101
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Eugene Curran "Gene" Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks and the likeable characters that he played on screen.

Although he is known today for his performances in Singin' in the Rain and An American in Paris, he was a dominant force in Hollywood musical films from the mid 1940s until this art form fell out of fashion in the late 1950s. His many innovations transformed the Hollywood musical film, and he is credited with almost single-handedly making the ballet form commercially acceptable to film audiences.

Kelly was the recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 1952 for his career achievements. He later received lifetime achievement awards in the Kennedy Center Honors, and from the Screen Actors Guild and American Film Institute; in 1999, the American Film Institute also numbered him 15th in their Greatest Male Stars of All Time list.

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Movie Character Year
Bnxs9fykr88z7ldxwlrsiuurpbq Pilot #5 Vito S. Alessandro 1943
Sfcmfbmibmmery080yfjx07nwre Du Barry Was a Lady Alec Howe / Black Arrow 1943
Lsyzbb3njdxayevz4zvgsvbk67k The Cross of Lorraine Victor 1943
J44aovablylgsqtsrrrzt6xx8e0 Cover Girl Danny McGuire 1944
O8nusmfzosagstdi1j7zctobxyy Living in a Big Way Leo Gogarty 1947
Pkqaxz0urqu4cjxukwcekkh2l8f Take Me Out to the Ball Game Eddie O'Brien 1949
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2ix8ouy7rppk2dejz4r88iqx8gs The Black Hand Giovanni E. 'Johnny' Columbo 1950
T3dbgrq1qj2vpsmrsczmcvhh9kp An American in Paris Jerry Mulligan 1951
Guarocv4laouyrlx1uhxdwrrak It's a Big Country Icarus Xenophon 1951
Blbzbieeqbcdiqumlare2nv8fat Singin' in the Rain Don Lockwood 1952
Wfrstyicdaovgleak8wazdifjqv The Devil Makes Three Capt. Jeff Eliot 1952
H0gvhqpq5watuxx9qrxb6ofpjka Brigadoon Tommy Albright 1954
V3rk7ozmuxw6aobdxgmcr4g7twf It's Always Fair Weather Ted Riley 1955
6fobkw68cnlybagca5j98666bif The Happy Road Michael J. Andrews 1957
28vxdhu8ka0igi5ml6uwgqjzzje Les Girls Barry Nichols 1957
2knlu9c7qjxmoymz54ephrjljjz Inherit the Wind E.K. Hornbeck 1960
Rtwnzvwjkoxsmtgxcqxpaezvosw What A Way to Go! Pinky Benson 1964
Popcorn Jack and the Beanstalk Jeremy Keen, Proprietor (Peddler) 1967
Ax2o4i9mjy3hiriafybrzx8dpuc The Young Girls of Rochefort Andy Miller 1967
Vkrijfrl6uk1tfv1hpfjkteb37h Viva Knievel! Will Atkins 1977