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Legendary actor, David Nelson, was born David Oswald Nelson on Oct 24, 1936 in New York City, NY. Nelson died at the age of 74 on Jan 11, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA .



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Nelson was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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By Dawn on Jan 12, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

David Oswald Nelson (October 24, 1936 – January 11, 2011) was an actor, director, producer, and son of bandleader/TV actor Ozzie Nelson and singer Harriet Hilliard and the older brother of late singer Ricky Nelson. , starred on his parents' popular television show "The Adventures ... Read full article

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Stopped by a ticket agent at John Wayne Airport after letters in the name "David Nelson" were red flagged for terrorists. Two police officers recognized Nelson and allowed him to board his flight (December 2002).

Growing up on his family's TV show, his character wound up becoming a lawyer before the series ended. In real-life, David took an interest in directing and cut his teeth directing a number of episodes for his dad on the show.

Married first wife, June Blair, on 20 May 1961 at Forest Lawn Cemetery's Church of the Hills. Brother Ricky Nelson was the best man.

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