David Nelson

David Oswald Nelson (1936 - 2011)

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David Oswald Nelson
Born in Manhattan, New York, New York, USmap
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Died in Century City, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.map
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David was born October 24, 1936 the Elder Son of Ozzie and Harriet Nelson.

David appeared alongside his parents and brother in the long lived show Adentures of Ozzie and Harriet which he directed a few episodes.

David continued acting and directing after the end of the show with "The Big Circus' being his big break through. As well Cry-baby in 1990 being his last role.

David was honored with a star on the Hollywood walk of Fame May 9, 1996

David passed away from Complications due to Colon Cancer on January 11, 2011 and was cremated choosing to be interred in Westwood Memorial Park's outdoor Garden of Serenity columbarium rather then the family's plot at Forest Lawn Memorial Park .


  • * • Benoit, Tod (2009). Where are they buried? How did they Die? Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers. ISBN 978-1-57912-822-7.


Find-A-Grave Virtual Cemetery memorial #64094186 in Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA


Thank you to Kitty Smith for contributions to this profile.

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