|TV and Movie Trivia Tribute|
|Born:||23 August 1912||Pittsburgh, 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 a 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.
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|Filmography:||The Internet Movie Database||Gene Kelly Filmography.|
|Departed:||2 February 1996||Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA|
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