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Novella Nelson

Born in Brooklyn, New York, USA on 17th December 1939. Died in 2017 aged 77 years old.
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Novella Nelson was an actress with a career spanning 39 years, from 1978 to 2017, starting at the age of 39. Her first film was An Unmarried Woman and her last film was You Were Never Really Here. A lot of her work was in the Drama and Comedy genres.

Known For


Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
You Were Never Really Here poster You Were Never Really Here 2017 1h 29m
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A Walk Among the Tombstones poster A Walk Among the Tombstones 2014 1h 54m
Stephanie Daley poster Stephanie Daley 2006 1h 32m
Premium poster Premium 2006 1h 37m
Dear Wendy poster Dear Wendy 2005 1h 45m
Birth poster Birth 2004 1h 40m
A Perfect Murder poster A Perfect Murder 1998 1h 47m
The Devil's Advocate poster The Devil's Advocate 1997 2h 24m
White Lies poster White Lies 1997 1h 34m
Girl 6 poster Girl 6 1996 1h 48m
Manny & Lo poster Manny & Lo 1996 1h 28m
Mercy poster Mercy 1995 1h 25m
Weekend at Bernie's II poster Weekend at Bernie's II 1993 1h 37m
Daybreak poster Daybreak 1993 1h 31m
Strictly Business poster Strictly Business 1991 1h 24m
Green Card poster Green Card 1990 1h 48m
The Flamingo Kid poster The Flamingo Kid 1984 1h 40m
The Cotton Club poster The Cotton Club 1984 2h 7m
The Seduction of Joe Tynan poster The Seduction of Joe Tynan 1979 1h 48m
An Unmarried Woman poster An Unmarried Woman 1978 2h 4m

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2 films together
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2 films together
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2 films together
Deirdre O'Connell
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2 films together
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2 films together
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Her Top Genres 1
25% Drama
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Her Top Years
10% 2006
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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Novella Nelson FAQ

How old was Novella Nelson when she died?

77 years old.

When was Novella Nelson born?

17th December 1939

Where was Novella Nelson born?

Brooklyn, New York, USA

Has Novella Nelson won an Oscar?

No, she never won an Oscar.

Has Novella Nelson won a BAFTA?

No, she never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is Novella Nelson?

She was Black.