Ed Nelson

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Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Aug 9, 2014 (85)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Death Date
Aug 9, 2014 (85)

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About

Remembered best for playing Dr. Michael Rossi on the 1960s ABC soap opera Peyton Place, this popular actor also appeared in episodes of Wagon Train, Gunsmoke, The Twilight Zone, and Perry Mason, among other popular television series.

Before Fame

After briefly studying at Tulane University and serving in the United States Navy, he began his acting career. His early credits include roles in several Roger Corman-produced B-movies.

Trivia

He portrayed United States President Harry S. Truman in a touring theatrical production titled Give 'Em Hell, Harry.

Family Life

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, he later settled in Los Angeles, California, with his wife Patsy and the couple's four daughters and two sons.

Associated With

He acted with Barry Sullivan in a 1962 episode of NBC's The Tall Man.

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