STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 5,010 this week

Nancy Olson (I)


She cast such a sunny, positive glow in 1950s and 1960s films that you wonder how her promising career might have turned out had it not taken a sudden family detour. Lovely Milwaukee-born Nancy (Ann) Olson was the daughter of Henry, a physician, and Evelyn Olson, and educated at the University of Wisconsin. Discovered on stage after transferring to... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Nancy Olson? Add or change photos

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 201 people
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 35 people
created 08 Mar 2012
 
a list of 179 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 211 people
created 6 months ago
 
list image
a list of 10 people
created 2 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Nancy Olson.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Actress: TV (23 credits)
 2010 Big Love (TV Series)
Katherine
- Strange Bedfellows (2010) ... Katherine
 1984 Paper Dolls (TV Series)
Marjorie Harper
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... Marjorie Harper
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... Marjorie Harper
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... Marjorie Harper
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... Marjorie Harper
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... Marjorie Harper
 1977 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Thelma Thompson
- Testament of Power (1977) ... Thelma Thompson
 1976 Kingston: Confidential (TV Series)
Jessica Frazier
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Jeannie Morris
- Web of Lies (1975) ... Jeannie Morris
 1974 Banacek (TV Series)
Louise Merrick
- Now You See Me, Now You Don't (1974) ... Louise Merrick
 1973 Love Story (TV Series)
Mrs. Ross
- Mirabelle's Summer (1973) ... Mrs. Ross
 1972 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Judge
- Death Holds the Scale (1972) ... Judge
 1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
Henrietta Donavan
- Yankton (1972) ... Henrietta Donavan
 1971 The Name of the Game (TV Series)
Ann Latham
- Beware of the Watchdog (1971) ... Ann Latham
 1965 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Julia Jenkins
- Night of the Wolf (1965) ... Julia Jenkins
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Mrs. Landon
- Collision Course (1963) ... Mrs. Landon
 1961 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Amber Baring
- Family Outing (1961) ... Amber Baring
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Peggy Thomas
- The Greatest Man Alive (1960) ... Peggy Thomas
 1959 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Jan Manning
- Total Loss (1959) ... Jan Manning
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Judith Gay
- The Last Rodeo (1958) ... Judith Gay
 1958 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Joyce Richmond
- Second Chance (1958) ... Joyce Richmond
 1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series)
Judith
- High Tor (1956) ... Judith
 1955 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Peggy Day
- The Women (1955) ... Peggy Day
 1954 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Lisa
- Spent in Silence (1954) ... Lisa
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Kitty O'Dare
- For the Love of Kitty (1954) ... Kitty O'Dare
 1954 Medallion Theatre (TV Series)
- The Teacher (1954)
Show Show Actress: Movie (20 credits)
Show Show Actress: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Sound department: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Video (3 credits)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (13 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Send Me No Flowers. Comedy. See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan and Nancy Livingston | Nancy Olsen | Nancy Olson-Livingston

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Her then-husband Alan Jay Lerner's 1956 musical play, "My Fair Lady" was dedicated "For Nancy, With Love". See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Nancy Olson in Sunset Blvd. fjohns
whatever happened to ms olson??? keith-298
james olson hiehayes
Airport 1975! FranLovesBetteD
Discuss Nancy Olson on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page