Nelson Leigh

Nelson Leigh was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Leigh began his acting career with roles in such films as the Andy Clyde western "Texas Masquerade" (1944), "Identity Unknown" (1945) and the Dick ... 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 was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Leigh began his acting career with roles in such films as the Andy Clyde western "Texas Masquerade" (1944), "Identity Unknown" (1945) and the Dick Powell drama "Cornered" (1945). He also appeared in "Brick Bradford" (1948), the adventure "Adventures of Sir Galahad" (1949) with George Reeves and the Johnny Weissmuller adventure "The Lost Tribe" (1949). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the adventurous drama "Hurricane Island" (1951) with Jon Hall, the Johnny Weissmuller adventure "Savage Mutiny" (1953) and "The Virgin Queen" (1955). He also appeared in the crime picture "Creature With the Atom Brain" (1955) with Richard Denning. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" (1957) with Burt Lancaster, the drama "God Is My Partner" (1957) with Walter Brennan and the drama "Jet Pilot" (1957) with John Wayne. He also appeared in "Bombers B-52" (1957) with Natalie Wood and "In Love and War" (1958) with Robert Wagner. Leigh last acted in "A Gathering of Eagles" (1963). Leigh passed away in July 1985 at the age of 80.

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