Walter Crawford Kelly

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Walter Crawford Kelly

Birthplace: Mineville, Essex, New York, United States
Death: January 06, 1939 (65)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Henry Kelly and Mary Ann Kelly
Brother of Patrick Henry (P. H.) Kelly; Charles V. Kelly; Mary Cruise; George Edward Kelly; John Brendan Kelly, Sr. and 1 other

Occupation: Vaudeville Comedian
Managed by: Luis E. Echeverría Domínguez, ...
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About Walter Crawford Kelly

Walter C. Kelly-He was a Vaudeville comedian. He was the uncle of actress Grace Kelly (Princess of Monaco). He appeared in several Broadway productions and in several movies. He was sometimes credited as Walter "Judge" Kelly. Kelly toured for years as The Virginia Judge. He released a recording of his act on Victor records. He brought the role to the movies in the 1935 Paramount film The Virginia Judge. His movie acting roles include:

1936 Tugboat Princess 1936 Laughing Irish Eyes 1935 The Virginia Judge 1935 McFadden's Flats 1931 The Seas Beneath

He published his autobiography "Of Me I Sing : An Informal Autobiography", by Walter C Kelly, New York : Dial Press, 1953. He was also the author of a short story in 1935 "The Virginia Judge." He died from injuries sustained in a road accident.

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Walter Crawford Kelly's Timeline

October 29, 1873
Mineville, Essex, New York, United States
January 6, 1939
Age 65
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States