Nancy Kelly



More »

Nancy Kelly (March 25, 1921 – January 2, 1995) was an American actress. A child actress and model, she was a repertory cast member of CBS Radio's The March of Time and became a movie leading lady in the late 1930s. She 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, and playing opposite Spencer Tracy in Stanley and Livingstone later that same year. She had her greatest success in a character role, 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.

Age: 73 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Most photographed Child star in America


77 Credits »
1977 Murder at the World Series Alice Dakso
1975 The Impostor Victoria Kent
1975 Bronk Enid Howard
1969 Medical Center Kate
1962 Sam Benedict Sarah Wallace Sykes
1962 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour Mrs. J. A. Williams, Vera Brandon
1960 Thriller Janet Willsom
1957 Suspicion Fran Steppe
1957 Alcoa Theatre Martha Dolon
1956 The Bad Seed Christine Penmark
1956 Playhouse 90 Barbara Millet


See All »
Nominated for 2 Awards | Won

In the News

1 Story »


38 Lists »
Nancy Kelly appears in the following lists:

FamousFix content is contributed and edited by our readers. You are most welcome to update, correct or add information to this page. Update Information
Nancy Kelly

Main Details






Do you like Nancy Kelly?



0 Threads »
Start a discussion about Nancy Kelly. Register »
Follow the Nancy Kelly Activity Feed

Top Contributors

See All »
movieking49 movieking49 200 points
luvsydb luvsydb 70 points
sunrise1982 sunrise1982 67 points
crown022002 crown022002 25 points
roxxi40L roxxi40L 22 points
Would you like to contribute? Register »


This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.17 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2015, FamousFix