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Gene Kelly

Gene Kelly

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It's Always... Academy Award-winner Gene Kelly (Singin' in the Rain, An American in Paris),... more info $15.95was $17.99 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: February 2, 1996
Born: August 23, 1912 Cause of Death: complications from a series of strokes
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...
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"Where Fred Astaire glided across shiny dance floors, Gene Kelly bounced. Where Fred tapped, Gene stomped. Where Fred was an airy continental concoction, Gene was an all-American jock--and his rise to stardom revitalized the movie musical. Kelly's apotheosis came when he sang "Singin' in the Rain". ... High-voiced and easy, alone in the patently fake downpour of a studio set, Kelly reveled in the plastic bliss of a world where one can breathe out one's longings in song and dance." --From Entertainment Weekly, January 10, 1992.

He was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame (1992)

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