awards & nominations

An American in Paris (1951)

Gene Kelly as "Jerry Mulligan"

Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

Golden Globe (1951)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Gene Kelly as "Joseph Brady"

Joe (Gene Kelly) and Clarence (Frank Sinatra) are two young Navy sailors on leave in glitzy Los Angeles. The two men at first plan to use their layover as an opportunity to relax, but they soon find themselves in a complicated web of comic secrets. When the two buddies find a runaway boy and return him to his fame-hungry Aunt Susan (Kathryn Grayson), both men find themselves falling for the wannabe singer, setting off a series of misadventures that unfold in comedy and song.

Academy Award (1945)NominatedActor

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