David Oswald Nelson

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David Oswald Nelson was a famous actor when he played the fictional character David in the 1950's television show called The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.


David Oswald Nelson was born in New York, New York, USA, on October 24, 1936, and died aged 74 on January 11, 2011, in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was the oldest son of Ozzie Nelson and Harriet Hilliard Nelson. His brother was Ricky Nelson, who died in a 1985 airplane crash in De Kalb, Texas, USA.[1][2]

Nelson was the last surviving member of the TV family.[3] He married June Blair and the couple had two sons: Daniel Blair Nelson and James Eric Nelson. The couple divorced in 1975. Nelson then married Yvonne Carter Huston in 1975 and adopted her three children.

Nelson was a film producer based out of Newport Beach, California, USA.


  1. US actor David Nelson dies at 74. BBC News (12 January 2011). Retrieved on 3 October 2013.
  2. Weber, Bruce. David Nelson, Son in ‘Ozzie and Harriet,’ Dies at 74, The New York Times, 12 January 2011. Retrieved on 3 October 2013.
  3. David Nelson of Ozzie and Harriet TV family dies | Reuters. Retrieved on 2011-01-12.