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Kel·ly

 (kĕl′ē), Ellsworth 1923-2015.
American abstract painter and sculptor whose works are characterized by flat color areas with sharply defined edges.

Kelly

, Emmett 1898-1979.
American circus clown who was famous as "Weary Willie," a sad-faced hobo with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus (1942-1956).

Kelly

, Eugene Curran Known as "Gene." 1912-1996.
American dancer, actor, choreographer, and director who influenced the development of the movie musical with his innovative dance style. His film credits include An American in Paris (1951) and Singin' in the Rain (1952).

Kelly

, Grace Patricia Princess Grace. 1929-1982.
American actress whose motion pictures include High Noon (1952) and The Country Girl (1954), for which she won an Academy Award. In 1956 she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.

Kelly

(ˈkɛlɪ)
n
1. (Biography) Gene, full name Eugene Curran Kelly. 1912–96, US dancer, choreographer, film actor, and director. His many films include An American in Paris (1951) and Singin' in the Rain (1952)
2. (Biography) Grace. 1929–82, US film actress. Her films included High Noon (1952) and High Society (1956). She married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956 and died following a car crash
3. (Biography) Ned. 1855–80, Australian horse and cattle thief and bushranger, active in Victoria: captured by the police and hanged
4. game as Ned Kelly as game as Ned Kelly See game125

Kel•ly

(ˈkɛl i)
n.
1. Gene (Eugene Curran), 1912–96, U.S. dancer, choreographer, actor, and director.
2. Walt, 1913–73, U.S. cartoonist.
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Noun1.Kelly - United States circus clown (1898-1979)
2.Kelly - United States film actress who retired when she married into the royal family of Monaco (1928-1982)
3.Kelly - United States dancer who performed in many musical films (1912-1996)
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THE NED KELLY FILMS: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF KELLY HISTORY
For the first time since his death 136 years ago a comprehensive study of scientific evidence has revealed the secrets of Ned Kelly, uncovering the truth of his burial, post-mortem and what became of his skull.
Gaunson, Stephen, The Ned Kelly Films: A Cultural History of Kelly History, Intellect, Bristol, 2012, ISBN 9 7818 4150 6364, 132 pp.
The Police were in the driving seat against Aintree Cons in the second semi-final, 20 points up going into the final frame when the unfortunate Ned Kelly (Police) missed a thin green, handing victory to Cons.
BORN KURT Vonnegut, author, 1922 DEMI Moore, film actress, 1962, above LEONARDO DiCaprio, actor, 1974 DIED YASSER Arafat, political leader, 2004, above ALEXANDER Calder, sculptor, 1976 NED Kelly, Australian outlaw, 1880
This year the contenders for induction will be chosen from previous winners of the Grade 2 WKD Hurdle - Moscow Flyer (left), Macs Joy (below) and Ned Kelly.
A 133-year-old letter has revealed how a Scot witnessed the capture of infamous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly.
This book belongs to the Ned Kelly as hero school of history.
Summary: Ned Kelly has been laid to rest, 132 years after he was hanged for murder.
Ned Kelly led a gang of bank robbers in Australia's southern Victoria state before he was eventually hanged in 1880.
KEITH DALTON has spent the "past seven or eight years" among the legendary Flat horses of Ballydoyle in his role as a work-rider, but now he has his very own Grade 1 star in Ned Kelly.
It is believed that former Citigroup, Inc (NYSE: C) CFO, Ned Kelly, resigned after the bank signed a secret pact with US regulators.