Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977

Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) American actress made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977, including portraying Tyrone Power’s love interest in the classic “Jesse James” (1939) which also featured Henry Fonda; “Stanley and Livingstone” (1939) with Spencer Tracy and Walter Brennan; “To the Shores of Tripoli” (1942) with John Payne, Maureen O’Hara, and Randolph Scott; and “Tarzan’s Desert Mystery” (1943) with Johnny Weismuller. Kelly had her greatest success in a character role as the suicidal mother in the “The Bad Seed”, receiving a Tony Award for the 1955 stage production and an Academy Award nomination for the 1956 film adaptation. For her contribution to the motion picture industry, Nancy Kelly has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977

Nancy Kelly made 36 movies between 1926 and 1977

Nancy Kelly has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nancy Kelly has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nancy Kelly with Tyrone Power Jr. in "Jesse James" (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Tyrone Power Jr. in “Jesse James” (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Spencer Tracy in "Stanley and Livingstone" (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Spencer Tracy in “Stanley and Livingstone” (1939)

Nancy Kelly with Johnny Sheffield, and Johnny Weissmuller in "Tarzan's Desert Mystery" (1943)

Nancy Kelly with Johnny Sheffield, and Johnny Weissmuller in
“Tarzan’s Desert Mystery” (1943)

Nancy Kelly with Patty McCormack in "The Bad Seed" (1956)

Nancy Kelly with Patty McCormack in “The Bad Seed” (1956)

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