Debut as stage dance director/choreographer, "Hold Your Hats", Pittsburgh Playhouse
First and only non-USA film credit, "The Young Girls of Rochefort", a musical comedy directed by Jacques Demy in which he starred
Last directorial credit for a feature-length fictional film, "The Cheyenne Social Club"
Moved to New York; made Broadway debut as dancer in "Leave It to Me"
Performed dance act with his brother Fred
Final directorial credit, handling new sequences for the compilation film, "That's Entertainment Part 2"
First solo directorial credits, "The Happy Road", a non-musical children's film in which he also starred, and "Invitation to the Dance", an all-dance film which he also wrote and choreographed
Hosted the TV specials, "The Gene Kelly Pontiac Special" and "The Gene Kelly Show"
Made unsuccessful RKO screen test
Served in US Naval Air Service
Directed and produced the TV comedy pilot, "At Your Service", starring Van Johnson; pilot not picked up as series
Feature directorial debut (co-directed with Stanley Donen), "On the Town" (also co-starred)
Final major film acting performance, "Xanadu"
Made first non-musical films, "The Cross of Lorraine" and "Pilot No. 5", both WWII dramas
Signed 7 year contract with David O Selznick
Took over mother's dance school and renamed it Gene Kelly's Studio of the Dance
TV series debut, starring as Father Charles O'Malley in the ABC hour-long comedy-drama series, "Going My Way", based on the hit film of 1944
Directed the MGM comedy, "The Tunnel of Love", starring Doris Day and Richard Widmark; end of association with MGM
Final onscreen appearance, one of the hosts of "That's Entertainment! III", a compilation film
First film as choreographer, "Cover Girl"
Last film as performer for MGM, "Les Girls"
Starred as Joey Evans on Broadway in "Pal Joey"