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Ricky Nelson

Ricky NelsonAKA Eric Hilliard Nelson

Born: 8-May-1940
Birthplace: Teaneck, NJ
Died: 31-Dec-1985
Location of death: De Kalb, TX
Cause of death: Accident - Airplane
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: I'm Walkin'

Father: Ozzie Nelson (actor, b. 1906, d. 1975)
Mother: Harriet Hilliard (actress, b. 1909, d. 1994)
Brother: David Nelson (actor, b. 24-Oct-1936)
Wife: Kristin Harmon (actress, dau. of Tom Harmon, m. 20-Apr-1963, div. 1981, four children)
Daughter: Tracy Nelson (actress, b. 25-Oct-1963)
Son: Gunnar Nelson (musician, twin, b. 20-Sep-1967)
Son: Matthew Nelson (musician, twin, b. 20-Sep-1967)
Son: Sam Nelson (b. 29-Aug-1974)
Girlfriend: Helen Blair (engaged, d. 31-Dec-1985 same airplane crash)

    High School: Hollywood High School, Hollywood, CA

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987
    Rockabilly Hall of Fame
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1515 Vine St.

    The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet Ricky Nelson (1952-66)

    Three on a Date (17-Feb-1978)
    The Over-the-Hill Gang (7-Oct-1969)
    Love and Kisses (5-Aug-1965)
    The Wackiest Ship in the Army (31-Dec-1960) · Ens. Tommy Hanson
    Rio Bravo (18-Mar-1959) · Colorado Ryan
    The Story of Three Loves (5-Mar-1953)
    Here Come the Nelsons (23-Feb-1952) · Ricky

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