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An (in)famous Australian coloratura soprano of the early 20th century, Nellie Melba (born Helen Porter Mitchell), carried this name. Melba was not a stellar actress and her personality was the image of the stereotypical demanding opera singer, but her beautiful voice made up for it.
-- gaelruadh19  7/28/2005
Nellie is an American Girl doll, best friend of Samantha.
-- flipflops5  3/3/2007
Nellie Starr is the name of an 1838 Indian girl from the Sisters In Time series.
-- Patricia Underwood  2/16/2008
In the popular Rodgers & Hammerstein stage musical 'South Pacific,' Nellie Forbush is the lead female character. In the musical's original 1949 production, the character was portrayed by Mary Martin (who won a Tony Award for the role). In the 1958 film adaptation, the character was portrayed by Mitzi Gaynor. In the 2001 made-for-television film adaptation, the character was portrayed by Glenn Close.
-- AndrewJKD  4/7/2008
Nellie is the nickname of Reneesme from Stephanie Meyer's popular Twilight Saga, from Breaking Dawn, the fourth book.
-- Sori  8/14/2008
Renesmee's nickname is NeSSie, (ReNESmee, get it?) not NeLLie.
-- DaphneSusan  2/1/2011
I believe that this is the first name of Mrs. Lovett in Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd: Demon Barber of Fleet Stree". This character was played by Helena Bonham-Carter.
-- Anonymous User  8/23/2008
Tennis players Petr Korda and Regina Rajchrtová have a daughter Nellie Kordová.
-- Emilie007  9/5/2008
Nellie Bly, an American journalist, author, industrialist, and charity worker, is a famous bearer. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellie_Bly)
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2008
Nellie Oleson, anyone?
-- Anonymous User  2/15/2010
Yes, Nellie Oleson, rival of Laura Ingalls Wilder in her Little House books. There is also a comedy group called the Nellie Olesons.
-- blondieboo629  7/31/2011
Nellie McKay (born Nell Marie McKay) is an English-born American singer-songwriter, actress, and former stand-up comedienne.
-- jalopy  4/1/2010
Actress Polly Bergen was born Nellie Paulina Burgin.
-- Anonymous User  7/14/2013

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