Gene Kelly popular dancer, actor, and choreographer

Gene Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) American dancer, actor, singer, film director, producer and choreographer known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likeable characters that he played on screen. Kelly’s best known films include “Cover Girl” (1944), “Anchors Aweigh” (1945), “On the Town” (1949), “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” (1949), “An American in Paris” (1951), “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952) and “Les Girls” (1957). Gene Kelly received an Academy Honorary Award in 1952 for his career achievements. He later received lifetime achievement awards in the Kennedy Center Honors (1982), and from the Screen Actors Guild and American Film Institute. In 1999, the American Film Institute numbered Gene Kelly 15th in their Greatest Male Stars of All Time list.

Gene Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996)

Gene Kelly
(August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996)

Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly with Jinx Falkenberg in "Cover Girl" (1944)

Gene Kelly with Jinx Falkenberg in
“Cover Girl” (1944)

Gene Kelly in "An American in Paris" (1951)

Gene Kelly in
“An American in Paris” (1951)

Gene Kelly in "Singin' in the Rain" (1952)

Gene Kelly in “Singin’ in the Rain” (1952)

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