Ralph Nelson

Screenwriter / Actor / Film Director / Film Producer | * 08/12/1916 († 71, 12/21/1987) | New York City, New York
Ralph Nelson (August 12, 1916 – December 21, 1987) was an American film and television director, producer, writer, and actor. He was best known for directing Lilies of the Field (1963), Father Goose (1964), and Charly (1968), films which won Academy Awards. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Action

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Awards & Nominations for Ralph Nelson

Emmy Award Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Ralph Nelson as Actor(2)

as Agent Long1970 Soldier Blue
as Col. Foster (as Alf Elson)1966 Duel at Diablo

TV Shows/Series with Ralph Nelson as Actor(5)

Movies with Ralph Nelson as Crew(33)

Directing/Director2019 Because He's My Friend
Art/Set Decoration1980 The Aliens Are Coming
Directing/Director1979 Christmas Lilies of the Field
Writing/Teleplay1979 Christmas Lilies of the Field
Production/Executive Producer1979 Christmas Lilies of the Field
Directing/Director1979 You Can't Go Home Again
Directing/Director1978 Lady of the House
Directing/Director1978 A Hero Ain't Nothin But a Sandwich
Directing/Director1976 Embryo
Directing/Director1975 The Wilby Conspiracy
Directing/Director1972 The Wrath of God
Writing/Writer1972 The Wrath of God
Directing/Director1971 Flight of the Doves
Writing/Writer1971 Flight of the Doves
Production/Producer1971 Flight of the Doves
Directing/Director1970 Soldier Blue
Directing/Director1970 … tick… tick… tick…
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Directing/Director1968 Charly
Production/Producer1968 Charly
Directing/Director1967 Counterpoint
Directing/Director1966 Duel at Diablo
Production/Producer1966 Duel at Diablo
Directing/Director1965 Once a Thief
Production/Associate Producer1965 Once a Thief
Directing/Director1964 Fate Is the Hunter
Directing/Director1964 Father Goose
Directing/Director1963 Lilies of the Field
Production/Producer1963 Lilies of the Field
Directing/Director1963 Soldier in the Rain
Directing/Director1962 Requiem for a Heavyweight
Directing/Director1957 Cinderella
Directing/Director1956 Requiem for a Heavyweight

TV Shows/Series with Ralph Nelson as Crew(11)

Directing/Director1961 The DuPont Show of the Week
Directing/Director1961 The Defenders
Directing/Director1959 Startime
Directing/Director1959 The Twilight Zone
Directing/Director1958 Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse
Directing/Director1957 DuPont Show of the Month
Directing/Director1955 Ford Star Jubilee
Directing/Director1953 General Electric Theater
Directing/Director1953 The Motorola Television Hour
Directing/Director1948 Studio One
Directing/Director1945 Front Row Center

Full Name: Ralph Nelson
Born: Saturday, 08/12 1916 (August) in Queens
Died: Monday, 12/21 1987 (December) in Santa Monica (aged: 71)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Spouses (current/former): Celeste Holm
Children: Ted Nelson
Ralph Nelson frequently works together with these people:
Rod Serling (8x, Crew)
Burgess Meredith (7x, Actor)
Jack Klugman (7x, Actor)
Patrick O'Neal (7x, Actor)
John Newland (7x, Crew)
William Shatner (6x, Actor)
Mike Kellin (6x, Actor)
Ted Post (6x, Crew)
Harry Townes (6x, Actor)
James Gregory (6x, Actor)
Charles Bronson (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:201634, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 08/09/2020