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American actor, dancer and choreographer. Winner of the Academy Award “Oscar” for his contribution to choreography and cinematic art. The gold film fund includes musicals with his participation “Singing in the Rain,” “An American in Paris.”
Jean was born on August 23, 1912 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a family of Irish immigrants, the third son in the family. Full real name Eugenie Curran Kelly, but all his life he was known simply Gene.
From childhood on his other distinguished irrepressible energy, a boy engaged in all kinds of sports at once. Baseball, football, hockey, swimming, were painted him by the hour. When he realized that the only way to communicate closer with the girls is dancing, he seriously took up dancing. Gene started early to earn money for the family. I took any job: bricklayer, waiter, dance teacher. In 1933 he received his BA in Economics and opened the family business – dance studios in the two cities. Initially, the work manager and dance teacher fascinated him, and then his limitless possibilities became irresistibly enticing New York.
Since 1938 Jean began performing as a dancer in Broadway productions. Musical debut for him was “Leave it to me.” His partner on the play, Mary Martin then say: “I immediately felt that it would be someone great.” And it was true. The second role of Gina has been a major, the third project he was invited as a choreographer. One of the leading roles was playing sixteen Betsy Blair. Jean fell in love at first played a woman caring daddy, and then offered his hand and heart. Betsy became an exemplary wife and soon gave her husband a daughter. Meanwhile, Gina’s career gathered steam, he was invited to Hollywood. In 1942 came the musical picture “For me and my girls” with Gene Kelly and Judy Garland in the lead roles. Criticism has written: “It is amazing.” And Liza Minnelli, the daughter of Judy Garland, later recalled: “It has become part of our family, a friend, a person, an American treasure.”
In 1944 Jean starred in the cult film “Cover Girl”. Viewers love to dance with his own reflection. In 1945 comes the painting “Raise anchor” for the role of Gina in which for the first time nominated for “Oscar”. Gene Kelly met with great directors, producers, musicians and dancers. He wants all to gather around him, and only work in the direction of musical films and musicals. A huge number of hours he spends at the site, constantly perfecting the dance scene. Musicals out on the screens one after the other.
“An American in Paris” – another masterpiece brought Gina glory. All the screaming about chto18-minute dance of the film has no equal in beauty and magnitude. Musical equated to the classics of the genre, he received the “Oscar” in six categories. When in 1952 Gene Kelly starred in the musical “Singin ‘in the Rain,” the critic wrote: “It is possible, it is better to do it is already impossible to stop, bravo.” But Gene Kelly did not stop until deep old age, to his credit 130 outstanding films, which he fully gave all his talent without reserve.
1957 first marriage broke up Gina. The second time he married actress and dancer Gene Kelly. She gave birth to two children and left for the family career. Jin has repeatedly admitted that he really was happy only with her. The second wife Gina died 13 years later from blood cancer. Already in the very mature age Gene tied himself another alliance with the 26-year-old student of Patricia Ward.