James Ralph “Ralph” Nelson

James Ralph “Ralph” Nelson

Birth
Long Island City, Queens County, New York, USA
Death 21 Dec 1987 (aged 71)
Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 128780493 · View Source
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An American movie and television director, producer, writer and actor.American Movie and Television Director, Producer and Writer, husband of actress Celeste Holm 1938-1939 and father of the noted american Sociologist and Philosopher Ted Nelson. He began is career in Broadway in 1934. Director and Producer 1940-1970 he is best remembered for his films: "Duello at Diablo" (1966), "Charly" (1968), "Soldier Blue" (1970). Academy Award- winning for "Lilies of the Field" (1963) and Emmy Award-winning for TV series "Playhouse 90" (1956) for episode "Requiem for a Heavyweight"as best direction. Ralph died at the age of 71 years in 1987.


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  • Created by: Maxine Kravitz
  • Added: 29 Apr 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 128780493
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Ralph “Ralph” Nelson (12 Aug 1916–21 Dec 1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. 128780493, citing Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Maxine Kravitz (contributor 47454452) .