David Nelson Dies

Actor, producer and director, David Nelson died, yesterday. David was the last surviving member of the "Adventures Of Ozzie & Harriet."

The Nelsons' TV family included actor/bandleader Ozzie, his singer wife, Harriet Hilliard and his teen idol brother Rick. The show originated on radio in 1952 as "Here Come the Nelsons," then ran for 320 episodes on TV from 1952 to 1966 as "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" with some of the story lines taken from the stars' own lives. David Nelson also directed and produced numerous episodes of the show throughout its run.

David Nelson had battled cancer, he was 74.

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