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Ralph Nelson (August 12, 1916 - December 21, 1987) was an American movie and television director, producer, writer, and actor. August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1916 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He is best known for his direction of the 1968 movie Charly, as well as several racially provocative films in the 1960s and early 1970s, including Lilies of the Field, ...tick...tick...tick..., and Soldier Blue. 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Categories: Movie stubs | 1968 films | Science fiction films | Best Actor Oscar (film) ... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... This article provides extensive lists of events and significant personalities of the 1970s. ... Lilies of the Field is a 1963 film which tells the story of an African-American drifter who encounters a group of nuns who feel he has been sent to them, by God, to help them build a new church. ... ...tick. ... Soldier Blue is an American western movie made in 1970 and directed by Ralph Nelson. ...


He was born in New York City and died in Santa Monica, California. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, communications, music, fashion, and culture. ... Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica is a coastal city located in western Los Angeles County, California, USA, by the Pacific Ocean, south of Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, west of Westwood, Los Angeles, and north of Venice. ...


He was the father of Ted, Ralph, Peter and Meredith.


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Ralph Nelson - Biography - Moviefone (430 words)
Nelson came to early television as an actor, but quickly moved into the director's chair, and it is estimated that he was director and/or producer for upwards of 1000 presentations during the next decade.
Nelson moved into serious westerns earlier than almost any other American filmmaker of the 1960's with Duel at Diablo (1966), but his major film of this period was Charly (1968), a drama for which Cliff Robertson won an Oscar.
Nelson's later films, including A Hero Ain't Nothing but a Sandwich (1977) were passionate and finely made, but embraced subjects to which the public in the post-Watergate era failed to connect.
Ted Nelson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (504 words)
Theodor Holm Nelson (born circa 1939) invented the term "hypertext" in 1965, and is a pioneer of information technology.
Nelson is currently a visiting professor at Oxford University, and a philosopher who works in the fields of information, computers, and human-machine interfaces.
Nelson dislikes the World Wide Web, XML and all embedded markup, and regards Berners-Lee's work as a gross over-simplification of his own work.
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