Nelson Leigh

Nelson Leigh worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Leigh kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Andy Clyde western "Texas Masquerade" (1944), "Identity Unknown" ... Read more »
Born: 01/01/1905

Filmography

Actor (17)

A Gathering of Eagles 1962 (Movie)

Gen Aymes (Actor)

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs 1960 (Movie)

Ed Peabody (Actor)

The Gallant Hours 1960 (Movie)

Admiral Callaghan (Actor)

In Love and War 1958 (Movie)

Colonel Herron (Actor)

These Thousand Hills 1958 (Movie)

Brother Van (Actor)

Bombers B-52 1957 (Movie)

General Wayne Acton (Actor)

God Is My Partner 1957 (Movie)

Reverend Goodwin (Actor)

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral 1957 (Movie)

Mayor Kelley (Actor)

Jet Pilot 1957 (Movie)

FBI Man (Actor)

The Spirit of St. Louis 1957 (Movie)

Director (Actor)

Toward the Unknown 1956 (Movie)

Chaplain (Actor)

Creature With the Atom Brain 1955 (Movie)

Dr Kenneth Norton (Actor)

Rebel Without a Cause 1955 (Movie)

Sergeant (Actor)

The Virgin Queen 1955 (Movie)

Physician (Actor)

World Without End 1955 (Movie)

Dr Galbraithe (Actor)

Home Town Story 1951 (Movie)

Dr. Johnson (Actor)

Hurricane Island 1951 (Movie)

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Biography

Nelson Leigh worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. Leigh kickstarted his acting career in various films such as the Andy Clyde western "Texas Masquerade" (1944), "Identity Unknown" (1945) and the Dick Powell drama "Cornered" (1945). He also appeared in "The Lost Tribe" (1949) with Johnny Weissmuller, the adventure "Captive Girl" (1950) with Johnny Weissmuller and "Home Town Story" (1951). His film career continued throughout the fifties in productions like the historical love story "The Virgin Queen" (1955) with Bette Davis, the Richard Denning crime flick "Creature With the Atom Brain" (1955) and "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). He also appeared in the sci-fi feature "World Without End" (1955) with Milton Rice. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the James Stewart biopic "The Spirit of St. Louis" (1957), "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" (1957) with Burt Lancaster and the drama "Jet Pilot" (1957) with John Wayne. He also appeared in "In Love and War" (1958). Leigh also acted in "Brick Bradford."

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