George Nader

Actor, Director, Producer
George Nader was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. In 1958, he starred in the TV series "The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen." He moved to Europe in the 1970s ... Read more »
Born: 10/19/1921 in Pasadena, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (13)

Beyond Atlantis 1972 (Movie)

Nereus (Actor)

Shannon 1961 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

Nowhere to Go 1958 (Movie)

Paul Gregory (Actor)

The Female Animal 1958 (Movie)

Chris Farley (Actor)

Joe Butterfly 1957 (Movie)

Sergeant Ed Kennedy (Actor)

Away All Boats 1956 (Movie)

Lieutenant Dave MacDougall (Actor)

Six Bridges to Cross 1955 (Movie)

Edward Gallagher (Actor)

Carnival Story 1954 (Movie)

Vines (Actor)

Four Guns to the Border 1954 (Movie)

Bronco (Actor)

Lady Godiva 1954 (Movie)

Lord Leofric (Actor)

Down Among the Sheltering Palms 1953 (Movie)

Lt. Homer Briggs (Actor)

Nakia (TV Show)

Actor

Overland Telegraph (Movie)

Paul Manning (Actor)
Writer (1)

Baldwin Hills 2007 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Story Editor

Biography

George Nader was an accomplished actor who appeared in a variety of films throughout his Hollywood career. In 1958, he starred in the TV series "The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen." He moved to Europe in the 1970s. Nader began his acting career with roles in such films as the musical comedy "Down Among the Sheltering Palms" (1953) with William Lundigan, "Carnival Story" (1954) and the western "Four Guns to the Border" (1954) with Rory Calhoun. He also appeared in "Lady Godiva" (1955) and "Six Bridges to Cross" (1955) with Tony Curtis. Nader won a New Star Of The Year - Actor Golden Globe Award in 1954. He kept working in film throughout the fifties and the sixties, starring in "Away All Boats" (1956), the Burgess Meredith comedic adaptation "Joe Butterfly" (1957) and the Hedy Lamarr drama "The Female Animal" (1958). He also appeared in "Nowhere to Go" (1959). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Shannon" (1961-62). Nader was most recently credited in "Phenomenon" (NBC, 2007-08). In the seventies through the early 2000s, Nader lent his talents to projects like "Beyond Atlantis" with Patrick Wayne (1973), "Nakia" (ABC, 1973-74) and "Army Wives" (Lifetime, 2006-2013). His credits also expanded to "Baldwin Hills" (2006-09). Nader passed away in February 2002 at the age of 81.

Relationships

Martha Hyer Actor

Companion

Mark Miller

Companion
was Rock Hudson's secretary together from c. 1946 until Nader's death

Michael Nader

Cousin
survived him

EDUCATION

Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena, California

Occidental College

California

Milestones

1961

Played the title role in the series "Shannon"

1958

Starred in the TV series "The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen"

1952

Film debut, "Monsoon"

Moved to Europe in the 1970s

Put under contract by Universal

Cast as the lead in TV's "The Man and the Challenge"

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