Today is the 105th birthday of the triple threat Gene Kelly. He was most active at the height of the Hollywood Musical and it was a perfect time for all parties concerned. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the los that he has left.
NAME: Gene Kelly
OCCUPATION: Dancer, Film Actor
BIRTH DATE: August 23, 1912
DEATH DATE: February 2, 1996
EDUCATION: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State College
PLACE OF BIRTH: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
PLACE OF DEATH: Beverly Hills, California
OSCAR (honorary) 1952
EMMY 1967 for Jack and the Beanstalk (children’s TV)
AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 1985
KENNEDY CENTER HONOR 1982
HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME 6161 Hollywood Blvd.
NATIONAL MEDAL OF ARTS 1994
BEST KNOWN FOR: Gene Kelly was a dancer whose athletic style transformed the movie musical and did much…
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