Date of Birth:
17 February 1924
Mel Welles played in 6 movies in the Comedy, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Music, Fantasy, Action genres.
Mel Welles didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.8.
A writer turned actor/director, Mel Welles is one of the most enduring cult figures from '50s exploitation pictures. Welles moved into films after careers in New York theater and wrestling promotion in Canada, and arrived in Hollywood at just about the time that his services were needed. Filmmakers were eager to make movies appealing to teens, and Welles, who had written for jazz satirist Lord Buckley, was a natural both as a performer and writer of "special material" to jazz up the sc... Read more