Nelson Eddy

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Birthday
29, 1901
Birthplace
Providence, RI
Death Date
Mar 6, 1967 (65)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1901
Birthplace
Providence, RI
Death Date
Mar 6, 1967 (65)

About

Classically trained baritone and star of eight MGM musicals with Jeanette MacDonald. He has three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Before Fame

A divorce and near-poverty impacted his life, forcing him to move with his mother and brother to Philadelphia. He took correspondence classes, but never received an academic degree.

Trivia

He sang a popular cover of "Shortnin' Bread" for the film Maytime.

Family Life

He married Ann Denitz on January 19, 1939.

Associated With

He sang at Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration.