DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Gene Kelly (aged 83)
American dancer, actor, singer, director, producer and choreographer
Eugene Curran Kelly (August 23, 1912 – February 2, 1996) was an American dancer, actor of film, stage, and television, singer, film director, producer, and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen.
DEATH: Kelly’s health declined steadily in the late 1980s. In July 1994, he suffered a stroke and stayed in a hospital for seven weeks. In early 1995, he had another stroke in Beverly Hills. Kelly died on February 2, 1996. His body was cremated, without funeral or memorial services.