Ozzie Nelson worked in a variety of genres and built up a diverse and reputable career. In his early acting career, Nelson appeared in such films as "The Big Street" (1942) with Henry Fonda, "Take It Big" (1944) and "People Are Funny" (1946). He continued to work in film in the fifties and the seventies, directing motion pictures like the Ricky Nelson comedic adaptation "Love and Kisses" (1965). Following that project, he worked on "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" (1952-1966), "Adam-12" (1968-1975) and "The D.A." (1971-72). Nelson also directed the Ricky Nelson comedy adaptation "Love and Kisses" (1965). In addition to his directing, Nelson also appeared on-screen in "Here Come the Nelsons" (1952). Nelson last directed "Ozzie's Girls" (1973-74). Nelson was married to Harriet Hilliard and had three sons, David Nelson%s%s%s, David Ozzie Nelson, and Eric Hilliard Nelson. Ozzie Nelson passed away in June 1975 at the age of 69.