Barry Nelson Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Height, Age, Children, Spouse

Haakon Robert Nielsen popularly known as Barry Nelson was an American actor. He has featured in different movies but his major role was when he played the leading role and first actor as James Bond in Ian Fleming’s secret agent movie. He made his screen debut in the movie Shadow of the Thin Man and played a role as Paul Clark in 1941. He also played a role as Lew Rankin in the movie titled “Johnny Eager” in 1942. He played a leading role in the movie “A Yank on the Burma Road” in 1942.


Barry Nelson

Haakon Robert Nielson was born on April 16, 1917. He was born in San Francisco, California, USA. He died on April 7, 2007 at the age of 89. His parents are Trygve Nielson and Betsy Christophersen. He attended the University of California, Berkeley and graduated in the year 1941. He was married to Teresa Celli, from 1951-1965, and later married Nansilee Hoy, from 1992 till 2007 when he died.

Personal Information

  • First Name: Haakon
  • Last Name: Nielson
  • Full Name at Birth:Haakon Robert Nielson
  • Age: 89
  • Date of Birth: April 16 , 1917
  • Date of Death: April 7, 2007
  • Birthplace:San Francisco, California, USA
  • Eye Color: Brown-Dark
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Sexuality:Straight
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Net Worth: $4 million

Body Measurements


  • In feet: 5 feet 11.5 inches

Family details

  • Parents: Trygve Nielson and Betsy Christophersen.
  • Spouse: Teresa Celli from 1951-1965
    Nansilee Hoy from 1992 till 2007 when he died.