Barry Nelson Biography (1925-)

Born Robert Nielson, in 1925, in Oakland, CA; son of Trygve and Betsy (Christophsen) Nielson; married Teresa Celi (divorced). Addresses: AGENT--William Morris Agency, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Birth Details
1925
Oakland, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • BROADWAY DEBUT--Bobby Grills, Winged Victory, 44th Street Theatre, 1943.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Peter Sloan, Light Up the Sky, Royale Theatre, New York City, 1948.
  • Gus Hammer, The Rat Race, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York City, 1949.
  • Donald Gresham, The Moon Is Blue, Henry Miller's Theatre, New York City,1951.
  • Don Emerson, Wake Up Darling, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 1956.
  • Will Stockdale, No Time for Sergeants, Her Majesty's Theatre, London, 1956.
  • Bob McKellaway, Mary, Mary, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1961.
  • Nat Bentley, Nobody Loves an Albatross, Lyceum Theatre, New York City, 1964.
  • Julian, The Cactus Flower, Royale Theatre, 1965.
  • Richard, Everything in the Garden, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1967.
  • Joe Grady, The Only Game in Town, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1968.
  • Harry Stone, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, Broadhurst Theatre, 1969.
  • Walter Whitney, The Engagement Baby, Helen Hayes Theatre, 1970.
  • Detective McLeod, Detective Story, Shubert Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 1973.
  • Charlie, Seascape, Shubert Theatre, New York City, then Shubert Theatre,Los Angeles, CA, both 1975.
  • Reg, The Norman Conquests, Morosco Theatre, New York City, 1975.
  • Dan Connors, The Act, Majestic Theatre, New York City, 1977.
  • Julian Marsh, 42nd Street, Majestic Theatre, 1981.
  • Owen Turner, Light Up the Sky, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 1987.
  • Also appeared in Suite in Two Keys, Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ, 1982.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
  • Director, The Only Game in Town, Broadhurst Theatre, New York City, 1968.
  • Credits; MAJOR TOURS
  • Joe Bannon, Heartsong, U.S. cities, 1947.
  • Sam Nash, Jesse Kiplinger, Roy Hubley, Plaza Suite, U.S. cities, 1971.
  • Julian Marsh, 42nd Street, U.S. cities, 1983.
  • Also Conflict of Interest, U.S. cities, 1972; Lovers and Other Strangers,U.S. cities, 1974.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • A Guy Named Joe, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1943.
  • Winged Victory, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1944.
  • The Man with My Face, United Artists, 1951.
  • The First Traveling Saleslady, RKO, 1956.
  • Mary, Mary, Warner Brothers, 1963.
  • Cactus Flower, Columbia, 1969.
  • Airport, Universal, 1970.
  • Pete 'n' Tillie, Universal, 1973.
  • The Shining, Warner Brothers, 1980.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; EPISODIC
  • James Bond, "Casino Royale," Climax, CBS.
  • "Drive a Desert Road," Lux Playhouse, CBS.
  • Starlight Theatre, CBS.
  • Credits; SERIES
  • Bart Adams, The Hunter, CBS, 1952.
  • George Cooper, My Favorite Husband, 1953-57.
  • MINI-SERIES Bob Bailey, Washington: Behind Closed Doors, ABC, 1977.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Hal Carter, The Borgia Stick, NBC, 1967.
  • Alex Swain, Seven in Darkness, ABC, 1969.
  • Lieutenant Frank Bryant, Climb an Angry Mountain, NBC, 1972.

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