Lori Nelson

Highest Rated: 100% All I Desire (1953)
Birthday: Aug 15, 1933
Birthplace: Not Available
New Mexico-born Lori Nelson spent much of her childhood in radio stations and photo studios as a juvenile actress and model. Signed by Universal in 1952, Nelson played opposite Jimmy Stewart, and also starred in Ma and Pa Kettle and Francis the Talking Mule, all within the space of one year. She freelanced in the mid-'50s, landing reasonably good roles in such films as Warners' I Died a Thousand Times (1955) and Paramount's Pardners (1956) before settling for Grade-Z drive-in fare like Hot Rod Girl. After a year of starring as Greta Lindquist in the syndicated TV sitcom How to Marry a Millionaire, Lori Nelson left the show in 1959 to seek out more challenging roles; when the calls stopped coming in, Nelson reinvented herself as a successful cosmetics manufacturer.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Life and Times of Jesus Screenwriter 1994
No Score Yet The Pied Piper of Hamelin Mara 1957
No Score Yet Outlaw's Son Lila Costain 1957
No Score Yet Untamed Youth Jane Lowe 1957
No Score Yet Pardners Carol Kingsley 1956
No Score Yet Mohawk Cynthia Stanhope 1956
No Score Yet Hot Rod Girl Lisa 1956
No Score Yet Day the World Ended Louise Maddison 1955
22% Revenge of the Creature Helen Dobson 1955
No Score Yet Ma and Pa Kettle at Waikiki Rosie Kettle 1955
No Score Yet Underwater! Gloria 1955
No Score Yet I Died a Thousand Times Velma 1955
No Score Yet Sincerely Yours Sarah Cosgrove 1955
No Score Yet Destry Martha Phillips 1954
No Score Yet Tumbleweed Laura Saunders 1953
100% All I Desire Lily Murdoch 1953
100% Bend of the River Marjie 1952
No Score Yet Francis Goes to West Point Barbara Atwood 1952
No Score Yet Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair Rosie Kettle 1952


No Score Yet The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet
  • 1962


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