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Nancy Kelly

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Biography

Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
Coached by her show-business mother, a former actress, brunette Nancy Kelly started her career as a one-year-old model for James Montgomery Flagg. While receiving her education at the Bentley School for Girls she also trained as an actress. From 1926, the precociously talented Nancy became one of the most prolific of Hollywood child actresses with performances opposite established stars like Gloria Swanson and Jean Hersholt. In 1929, she appeared on Broadway in a revival of "Macbeth". As an adult actress she displayed a greater flair for drama than comedy. Read more...

Actor

Character: Superior McCadden

Girl on the Barge 1929

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Character: Eve Kingsley

Stanley and Livingstone 1939

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Character: Lois Allen

Tail Spin 1939

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Character: Cynthia Merrick

One Night in the Tropics 1940

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Character: Kit Richards

Parachute Battalion 1941

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Character: Helene Hunt

To the Shores of Tripoli 1942

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Character: Victory Kane

Tornado 1943

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Character: Nancy Gaye

Show Business 1944

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Character: Mary Hayes / Vi Parker

Gambler's Choice 1944

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Character: Herself - Accepting Honorary Oscar for Greta Garbo in New York

The 27th Annual Academy Awards 1955

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Character: Christine Penmark

The Bad Seed 1956

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Character: Louise Heath

Crowded Paradise 1956

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Character: Herself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role & Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

The 29th Annual Academy Awards 1957

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Character: Sarah Wallace Sykes

Sam Benedict 1962

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Character: Irene Marshall

Climax! 1954

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Character: Martha Dolon

Alcoa Theatre 1957

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Character: Fran Steppe

Suspicion 1957

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Character: Enid Howard

Bronk 1975

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Character: Janet Willsom

Thriller 1960

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Character: Mrs. J. A. Williams

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962

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