Nelson Leigh

Nelson Leigh

Highest Rated: 92% Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Lowest Rated: 92% Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Birthday: Jan 01, 1905

Birthplace: Mississippi, USA

Nelson Leigh was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Leigh began his acting career with roles in such films as the Andy Clyde western "Texas Masquerade" (1944), "Identity Unknown" (1945) and the Dick Powell drama "Cornered" (1945). He also appeared in "Brick Bradford" (1948), the adventure "Adventures of Sir Galahad" (1949) with George Reeves and the Johnny Weissmuller adventure "The Lost Tribe" (1949). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the adventurous drama "Hurricane Island" (1951) with Jon Hall, the Johnny Weissmuller adventure "Savage Mutiny" (1953) and "The Virgin Queen" (1955). He also appeared in the crime picture "Creature With the Atom Brain" (1955) with Richard Denning. In the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in the adaptation "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" (1957) with Burt Lancaster, the drama "God Is My Partner" (1957) with Walter Brennan and the drama "Jet Pilot" (1957) with John Wayne. He also appeared in "Bombers B-52" (1957) with Natalie Wood and "In Love and War" (1958) with Robert Wagner. Leigh last acted in "A Gathering of Eagles" (1963). Leigh passed away in July 1985 at the age of 80.

Highest rated movies

Rebel Without a Cause

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Where Jesus Walked Jesus (Character) - 1995
No Score Yet 50% A Gathering of Eagles Gen. Aymes (Character) - 1963
No Score Yet 83% The Dark at the Top of the Stairs Ed Peabody (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet 25% Ma Barker's Killer Brood George Barker (Character) - 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet God Is My Partner Rev. William Goodwin (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet 30% Bombers B-52 Brig. General Wayne Acton (Character) - 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The First Texan Col. Hockley (Character) - 1956
No Score Yet 28% Creature With the Atom Brain Dr. Kenneth C. Norton (Character) - 1955
92% 88% Rebel Without a Cause Desk sergeant No. 1 (uncredited) (Character) - 1955
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jesse James vs. the Daltons Father Kerrigan (Character) - 1954
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jack Slade Alf Slade (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Valley of Head Hunters Unknown (Character) - 1953
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pilgrimage Play Jesus of Nazareth (Character) - 1950
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lost Tribe Zoron (Character) - 1949
No Score Yet 55% Cornered Dominion Official (uncredited) (Character) - 1945
No Score Yet No Score Yet Louisiana Hayride Wiffle (Character) - 1944

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1966-1967
No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Judge John Davis (Guest Star) 1964 1959-1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Surfside 6 Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
No Score Yet No Score Yet Men Into Space General Adams (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Herman the Hermit (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet Timmy & Lassie Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Silent Service Admiral (Character) 1957-1958
No Score Yet No Score Yet Cheyenne Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Knows Best Unknown (Guest Star) 1957
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Mayor Hoover (Guest Star) 1956
No Score Yet No Score Yet Adventures of Kit Carson Unknown (Character),
Unknown (Guest Star)
1954 1951
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Unknown (Guest Star) 1952
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lone Ranger Unknown (Guest Star) 1950

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