Kristin Nelson was an American actress, author, and painter. She started her acting career at the age of 17, after she married actor Rick Nelson, and joined the family’s own TV show, ‘ The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet,’ (1952 -1966). In the middle of the series, she also made her film debut with Rick, in the romantic comedy ‘Love and Kisses’ (1965). In 1967, she starred in the musical comedy ‘What Am I Bid?’ She has also been a part of short films, such as ‘The Over-the-Hill Gang’ (1969), ‘The Resurrection of Broncho Billy’ (1970), which won an ‘Academy Award’ for the best live action short film, and ‘Sonic Boom’ (1974). Some of her other TV show appearances came on series’ such as ‘Green Acres’ (1970) and ‘Adam-12’ (1975). Her final performance came in the 1982 film ‘Liar’s Moon.’ She retired thereafter and made living as a painter.
The Resurrection of Broncho Billy is a Western short film which revolves around a young man whose dream is being a cowboy in the old west, but he lives in the big city, in the present time.