LOS ANGELES – David Nelson, who starred upon his parents’ renouned air wave uncover “The Adventures of Ozzie as well as Harriet,” has died, the family orator said. He was 74.
Nelson, who was battling complications of colon cancer, died Tuesday during his Los Angeles home, pronounced family orator as well as longtime Hollywood publicist Dale Olson.
Nelson was the final superfluous part of of the Nelsons TV family, that enclosed actor/bandleader Ozzie, his thespian wife, Harriet Hilliard as well as his teenager statue hermit Rick. The uncover originated upon air wave in 1952 as “Here Come the Nelsons,” afterwards ran for 320 episodes upon TV from 1952 to 1966 as “The Adventures of Ozzie as well as Harriet” with the little of the story lines taken from the stars’ own lives. David Nelson additionally destined as well as constructed countless episodes of the uncover via the run.
Singer Gunnar Nelson, the son of Rick Nelson, released the matter Wednesday, observant his uncle’s genocide was “a good detriment to the Nelson family.”
“We will all skip Uncle Dave’s delight as well as developed clarity of humor,” Gunnar Nelson said.
“The Adventures of Ozzie as well as Harriet” was shot in the Nelson family home in the Hollywood foothills, that stays the renouned captivate for visitors upon Hollywood luminary train tours.
Born in New York City, David attended Hollywood High School as well as the University of Southern California.
His movie credits enclosed “Peyton Place,” `’The Remarkable Mr. Pennypacker,” `’The Big Circus,” `’Day of the Outlaw,” `’30,'”‘The Big Show,” `Love as well as Kisses as well as “Swing Out, Sweet Land.” In 1976, he costarred with his mom in “Smash-Up upon Interstate 5.”
His air wave credits enclosed “Up In Smoke,” `’The Love Boat,” `’High School USA,” as well as “A Family For Joe.” Directing credits enclosed “O.K. Crackerby,” `’Childish Things,” `’Easy To Be Free,” `’Ozzie’s Girls,” `’Death Screams,” `’Last Plane Out,” `’Goodnight Beantown” as well as “A Rare Breed.”
Nelson additionally was respected with the star upon the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He is survived by his wife, Yvonne; 4 sons as well as the daughter; as well as 7 grandchildren. A use will be hold Thursday during Pierce Brothers Westwood Mortuary.