Nelson Eddy

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  • Birth Name: Nelson Ackerman Eddy
  • Birth Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Died: March 6, 1967
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
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  • Took his first full-time job as a teenager, working as a telephone operator at the Mott Iron Works plant in Philadelphia.
  • Starred with famed soprano Jeanette MacDonald in eight MGM-produced films.
  • Considered an early "crossover" star, as he appealed to opera fans as well as teen "bobby-soxers."
  • Worked as an intelligence agent (under the cover of being a singer) during the second World War.
  • Earned three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: one for film, one for radio and one for recording.
  • Was a painter and sculptor.

Relationships

  • Isabel Eddy — Mother
  • Ann Denitz — Wife
  • Sidney Franklin Jr. — Stepson
  • William Eddy — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Nelson Ackerman Eddy
  • Birth Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Died: March 6, 1967
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

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