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Gene Kelly – the amazement continues

Posted by rsachi on October 9, 2009

Julie Andres & Gene Kelly show you some tricks

Did you know?
Eugene Curran “Gene” Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor, singer, film director and producer, and choreographer. Kelly was the recipient of an Academy Honorary Award in 1952 for his career achievements. He later received lifetime achievement awards in the Kennedy Center Honors, and from the Screen Actors Guild and American Film Institute; in 1999, the American Film Institute also numbered him 15th in their Greatest Male Stars of All Time list. He was born in Pittsburgh, was a very good sportsman, and started a dance school to help the family economically when he was in his teens.
He was also a good student and earned a degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh.
To see his incredible talents, see these two You Tube videos (links below the pics)….

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