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Kelly, R.

(Robert Kelly)singer, record producer, actorBirthplace: ChicagoBorn: 1969

R. Kelly Biography

R. Kelly(Robert Kelly)musician, songwriterBorn: 1969Birthplace: Chicago Grammy-winning musician and songwriter known for his songwriting prowess (he has written for Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson…

Kelly, Grace

(Encyclopedia) Kelly, Grace: see Grace , princess consort of Monaco.

Kelly, Gene

(Encyclopedia) Kelly, Gene, 1912–96, American dancer, choreographer, movie actor, and director, b. Pittsburgh as Eugene Curran Kelly. Kelly started dancing on Broadway in 1938 and first…

Kelly, Hugh

(Encyclopedia) Kelly, Hugh, 1739–77, English dramatist, b. Killarney. His first and best-known play, the sentimental comedy False Delicacy, was produced by Garrick in 1768 and…

Kelly, John

(Encyclopedia) Kelly, John, 1822–86, American politician, boss of Tammany Hall, b. New York City. He entered politics at an early age. At first he opposed Tammany Hall, but later…

Cheyne, Thomas Kelly

(Encyclopedia) Cheyne, Thomas Kelly chā´nē [key], 1841–1915, English cleric and biblical critic, educated at Oxford. While studying at Göttingen, he was influenced by Georg Ewald and…

Kelly, George

(Encyclopedia) Kelly, George, 1887–1974, American playwright, b. Philadelphia. He began his career as a vaudevillian, as both an actor and skit writer. His best-known plays, penetrating…

Kelly, Ellsworth

(Encyclopedia) Kelly, Ellsworth, 1923–2015, American painter, b. Newburgh, N.Y. He moved to New York City in 1941, studying at Pratt Institute, and later attended the Boston Museum Arts…

McClure, Alexander Kelly

(Encyclopedia) McClure, Alexander Kelly, 1828–1909, American journalist and political leader, b. Perry co., Pa. He edited and published the Juniata Sentinel of Mifflintown, Pa.,…