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Born:23 August 1912Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Known As:Don Lockwood"Singin' in the Rain" (1952)
Trivia:Had three children: Kerry, Bridget and Tim.
Brother of Fred Kelly.
Gene Kelly's father was Al Jolson's road manager in the 1920s.
Attended Peabody High School in Highland Park, PA
Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh.
During World War Two, Gene Kelly was a sailor stationed at the U.S.
Naval Photographic Center in Anacostia, Washington, D.C. (where the
documentary "Victory at Sea" would later be assembled for NBC-TV).
He starred in several Navy films while on active duty there;
and in "civilian" films while on leave.
(1952) Academy Awards, USA - Won Honorary Award: In appreciation of
his versatility as an actor, singer, director and dancer, and specifically for
his brilliant achievements in the art of choreography on film.
(1981) Won Golden Globes, USA Cecil B. DeMille Award.
(1985) Awarded the American Film Institute Lifetime Achievement Award.
Inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in 1992.
(1994) Awarded the National Medal of Freedom from President Clinton.
(October 1997) Ranked #26 in Empire (UK) magazine's
"The Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time" list.
Video:TVGuide.comGene Kelly Videos.
Filmography:The Internet Movie DatabaseGene Kelly Filmography.
Departed:2 February 1996Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA
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