Harriet Hilliard


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Birth Name: Harriet Hilliard
Born: 07/18/1909
Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Death Place: Laguna Beach, California, USA
Died: 10/02/1994

In 1941 Harriet and Ozzie made the first of several low-budget musicals, but had greater success appearing together on Joe Penner's and Red Skelton's radio programs. Three years later Nelson and Nelson (Hilliard had begun using her husband's surname professionally) premiered their own radio show, "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" (1944-52). A great success, the show added on the Nelsons' sons David and Ricky in 1949, and in 1952, the entire family made not only a blandly agreeable feature bow ("Here Come the Nelsons") but began an immensely impressive 15-year series run on ABC-TV.

As TV, "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" was hardly adventurous, with family debates over homemade vs.... Continue Bio >>


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