Ralph Nelson

Director, Actor, Playwright
Theater actor and director who began working in TV in the 1950s and made his feature debut with "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962), the film version of a Rod Serling teleplay he had previously directed. Divorced from ... Read more »
Born: 08/12/1916 in Long Island City, New York, USA

Filmography

Director (26)

Lady of the House 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Director

You Can't Go Home Again 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Director

A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Embryo 1975 (Movie)

(Director)

The Wilby Conspiracy 1974 (Movie)

(Director)

The Wrath of God 1971 (Movie)

(Director)

Flight of the Doves 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Soldier Blue 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Tick, Tick, Tick 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

Charly 1968 (Movie)

(Director)

Auction Aire 1949 - 1953, 1956 - 1957, 1963 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

Counterpoint 1966 (Movie)

(Director)

I Remember Mama 1948 - 1957, 1963 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

Playhouse 90 1948 - 1960, 1963 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

The Desilu Playhouse 1948 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

The Dick Powell Show 1948 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

The Farmer's Daughter 1949 - 1953, 1956 - 1957, 1963 - 1966 (Tv Show)

Director

Duel at Diablo 1965 (Movie)

(Director)

Fate Is the Hunter 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Father Goose 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Once a Thief 1964 (Movie)

(Director)

Lilies of the Field 1963 (Movie)

(Director)

Soldier in the Rain 1962 (Movie)

(Director)

Requiem For a Heavyweight 1961 (Movie)

(Director)

Cinderella 1956 - 1957 (TV Show)

Director

Christmas Lilies of the Field (TV Show)

Director
Producer (8)

Flight of the Doves 1970 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tick, Tick, Tick 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

Charly 1968 (Movie)

(Producer)

Duel at Diablo 1965 (Movie)

(Producer)

Once a Thief 1964 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Lilies of the Field 1963 (Movie)

(Producer)

DuPont Show of the Month 1957 - 1961 (TV Show)

Producer

The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Show)

Producer
Camera, Film, & Tape (3)

Wild Kingdom 1948 - 1989, 2002 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Photography

Gadgets 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Camera Operator

Omni: The New Frontier (TV Show)

Director of Photography
Writer (2)

The Wrath of God 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Flight of the Doves 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Actor (2)

Duel at Diablo 1965 (Movie)

Colonel Foster (Actor)

Lilies of the Field 1963 (Movie)

Mr Ashton (Actor)
Production Management (1)

Ice Station Zebra 1968 (Movie)

(Production Manager)

Biography

Theater actor and director who began working in TV in the 1950s and made his feature debut with "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962), the film version of a Rod Serling teleplay he had previously directed. Divorced from actress Celeste Holm.

Relationships

Celeste Holm Actor

Wife
Married 1936 Divorced 1939

Celeste Holm

Wife
divorced

Bonus Trivia

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He was a fighter pilot in Air Force during WWII.

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He received a Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Columbia University.

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