Nancy McKeon Bio, Age, Husband, Children, Daughter, Net Worth

Nancy McKeon was born in Westbury, New York, the United States as Nancy Justine McKeon. She is an American actress, famous for

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Nancy Mckeon Biography

Nancy McKeon was born in Westbury, New York, the United States as Nancy Justine McKeon. She is an American actress, famous for her roles as Jo Polniaczek on the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life and Jinny Exstead on The Division.

Nancy Mckeon Age

Nancy Justine McKeon was on April 4, 1966, in Westbury, New York, U.S. She is 52 years old as of 2019.

Nancy Mckeon Family

Nancy McKeon was born in Westbury, New York, on Monday, April 4th, 1966, to Don a travel agent and Barbara McKeon an Author. He has an older brother by the name Philip McKeon, who is also an actor.

Nancy Mckeon Husband

McKeon is married to Marc Andrus, the two have two daughters Aurora and Harlow Andrus. He once dated actor Michael J. Fox for three years, after they met on set of High School U.S.A.

Nancy Mckeon Children | Nancy Mckeon Kids

  • Aurora
  • Harlow Andrus

Nancy Mckeon Brother

  • Philip McKeon, an actor by profession.

Nancy Mckeon Height

Nancy Justine McKeon is an American actress standing at 1.68m tall.

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Nancy Mckeon  Career

McKeon and her older brother Philip appeared in numerous films, he also appeared on the soap operas The Secret Storm and Another World. The McKeons moved to Los Angeles in 1975, when Philip won the role of Tommy Hyatt and began appearing on the television series Alice with Linda Lavin. In 1979, McKeon was discovered by a casting director for The Facts of Life on the basis of her performance in a Hallmark greeting cards advertisement, in which she was able to cry on cue.

She was cast as tomboy Jo Polniaczek in the fall of 1980 during the show’s second season when four of the first season’s cast, including Molly Ringwald, left the show. This is her most famous role and she portrayed the character throughout the series until the show was canceled in 1988. McKeon also provided the voice for many ABC Weekend Special cartoon characters, including the voice for Scruffy. McKeon also starred in numerous made-for-TV movies throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story, in which she portrayed the title role of Tracey Thurman, and The Wrong Woman, portraying a woman framed for killing her boss. In 2003, McKeon starred in the film Comfort and Joy. In 2018, McKeon was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on season 27 of Dancing with the Stars. She is partnered with professional dancer Valentin Chmerkovskiy. She was the third celebrity eliminated from the season on October 8.

Nancy Mckeon Net Worth

Nancy McKeon has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

Nancy Mckeon Movies

Year

Title

Role

1977

Starsky & Hutch

Vikki Mayer

1978

Return to Fantasy Island

Ann

Alice

Girl Orphan

A Question of Love

Susan Moreland

1979

The Love Boat

Penny Barrett

The Puppy’s Great Adventure

Dolly (voice)

1980

Stone

Jill Stone

The Puppy’s Amazing Rescue

Dolly (voice)

The Trouble with Miss Switch

Amelia Daley (voice)

Scruffy

Scruffy (voice)

ABC Afterschool Special

Lucy Twining

1980–81

Thundarr the Barbarian

Tye / Tai (voice)

1980–88

The Facts of Life

Jo Polniaczek

1981

ABC Afterschool Special

Nancy Parks

Alice

Kimberly

The Puppy Saves the Circus

Dolly (voice)

1982

Miss Switch to the Rescue

Amelia Daley (voice)

1982–83

The Scooby & Scrappy-Doo/Puppy Hour

Dolly (voice)

1982

The Facts of Life Goes to Paris

Jo Polniaczek

1983

Dusty

Slugger

1983–84

The Puppy’s Further Adventures

Dolly (voice)

1983

High School U.S.A.

Beth Franklin

1985

Poison Ivy

Rhonda Malone

This Child Is Mine

Kimberly Downs

1986

Firefighter

Cindy Fralick

1987

The Facts of Life Down Under

Jo Polniaczek

Strange Voices

Nicole ‘Nikki’ Glover

1989

A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story

Tracey Thurman

1990

The Hitchhiker

Dawn Wilder

1991

Lightning Field

Martha Townsend

Where the Day Takes You

Vikki

1992

Baby Snatcher

Karen Williams

1993

Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage

Rosalie Profaci Bonanno

1994

Teresa’s Tattoo

Sara

1995

A Mother’s Gift

Margaret Deal

1995–96

Can’t Hurry Love

Annie O’Donnell

1995

The Wrong Woman

Melanie Brooke

1997

Just Write

Bride

1998

Style & Substance

Jane Sokol

1999

In My Sister’s Shadow

Joan Connor

Touched by an Angel

Rachel Waters

2001–04

The Division

Inspector Jinny Exstead

2003

Comfort and Joy

Jane Berry

2004

Category 6: Day of Destruction

Amy Harkin

2006

Wild Hearts

Emily

2007

Without a Trace

Gail Sweeney

2009–10

Sonny with a Chance

Connie Munroe

2011

Love Begins

Millie

2018

Dancing with the Stars

Contestant (Season 27)

Nancy Mckeon Dancing With The Stars

Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition television series where Nancy McKeon appeared in as Contestant in season 27.

Nancy Mckeon The Division

The Division is an American police procedural drama television series where Nancy McKeon Nancy starred in as Inspector Jinny Exstead.

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Nancy Mckeon  Interview

Published: Friday, September 16, 2018

Source: www.celebrityextraonline.com

Celebrity Extra: What was it about the movie and the role of Millie that caught your fancy and made you want to be a part of the production? 

Nancy McKeon: I have two little girls, and my primary job is here with them, so when I choose to step away, the timing has to be right, and this was. It was summer, so they could come with me. They don’t really know Mom’s “other” job. They just know my cooking, cleaning and carpooling.

And I love the Hallmark Channel. I’ve done some other things for them, too. I love the stories they tell and this group of people; they were pretty terrific. Right now it is more important because this way my girls can actually watch the work. There have been some things that I have done that are just too grown up for them to see for a while. So this was a chance for them to make fun of me in funny costumes and funny shoes and funny hair.

CE: There was a real chance that the role of Millie could be seen as a busybody instead of helpful, but she really is a kind and generous soul. Was it written like that, or was it something you brought to the role?

NM: I think a lot of it was there. You could very easily become Mrs. Kravitz if you want to, but it really wasn’t that kind of movie. In my life, I’ve had some really lovely people — teachers, my own mom — who I was able to go to and talk to if I needed a sounding board of any kind. Seeing that and being able to come to be in that particular role is just really lovely.

It’s different when you go back and do a period piece. You are able to remember times when people really talked instead of texted or emailed real quickly. You are really kind of got to sit down and have a cup of coffee or tea and talk about life and your desires or expectations and fears. It was interesting being around that group of people because all of a sudden I find myself the older one on the set. I’ve always been usually the younger one on the set, but now I’ve transitioned into having been around so long.

CE: How was everyone to work with?

NM: They all were great. We had lots of chats about work and school and the things that they are interested in. Everybody was just fantastic.

CE: What do you hope viewers take away from the movie?

NM: It’s just nice to be able to sit with the family and watch a story, and maybe remember that talking is worthwhile and sometimes taking a chance is worth it. You do have to be a little fearless, a little vulnerable, but it’s worth it in the end.

CE: Do you still keep in touch with the gals from “The Facts of Life”?

NM: I talk with Lisa (Whelchel, “Blair”) and Charlotte (Rae, “Mrs. Garrett) all the time. Lisa doesn’t live too far from me, so she comes down to the ranch all the time and hangs out. Charlotte has been here. Her sister lives in Dallas, so Texas is a middle point for us all. The others are usually working here, there and everywhere. We just got the award from TV Land, and we all got together for Charlotte because she is an incredible lady. She was an incredible teacher, and I’m very grateful that I had the opportunity to work with and learn from her.

I’m privileged and proud to call them my friends. We had a great time when doing that show. It was really great for all of us. We’ve been very lucky and very blessed. It’s nice to be able to be adult friends and enjoy each other’s company.

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