Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Nancy Olson Biography (1928-)
Full name, Nancy Ann Olson; born July 14, 1928, in Milwaukee, WI; daughter ofHenry J. (a physician) and Evelyn (Bergstrom) Olson; married Alan Jay Lerner(a playwright and lyricist), March 19, 1950 (divorced, 1957); married Alan W. Livingston (a record company executive), September 1, 1962; children: two daughters (first marriage); one son (second marriage).
- Birth Details
- July 14, 1928
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
- BROADWAY DEBUT--Isolde Poole, The Tunnel of Love, Royale Theatre, 1957.
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
- Judy Kimball, Send Me No Flowers, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City,1960.
- Mary McKellaway, Mary, Mary, Helen Hayes Theatre, New York City, 1962.
- FILM DEBUT--Cecille Gautier, Canadian Pacific, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1949.
Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
- Katherine Holbrook, Mr. Music, Paramount, 1950.
- Betty Schaefer, Sunset Boulevard, Paramount, 1950.
- Joyce Willecombe, Union Station, Paramount, 1950.
- Eleanor, Force of Arms (also known as A Girl for Joe), Warner Brothers, 1951.
- Carol, Submarine Command, Paramount, 1951.
- Nancy Vallon, Big Jim McLain, Warner Brothers, 1952.
- Dallas O'Mara, So Big, Warner Brothers, 1953.
- Katie Brannigan, The Boy from Oklahoma, Warner Brothers, 1954.
- Pat, Battle Cry, Warner Brothers, 1955.
- Nancy Furman, Pollyanna, Buena Vista, 1960.
- Betsy Carlisle, The Absent-Minded Professor, Buena Vista, 1961.
- Betsy Brainard, Son of Flubber, Buena Vista, 1963.
- Norah Smith, Smith, Buena Vista, 1969.
- Sue Baxter, Snowball Express, Buena Vista, 1972.
- Mrs. Abbott, Airport 1975, Universal, 1974.
- Christine, Making Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1982.
Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
- Jessica Frazier, Kingston: Confidential, NBC, 1977.
- Marjorie Harper, Paper Dolls, ABC, 1984.
- Jessica Landon, Channing, ABC.
- Gwen Cavendish, "The Royal Family," The Best of Broadway, CBS, 1954.
- Peggy Day, The Women, NBC, 1955.
- Judith, High Tor, CBS, 1956.