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Nancy Wilson (II) (1937–2018)


Jazz singer Nancy Wilson, a three-time Grammy Award-winner, was born on February 20, 1937 in Chillicothe, Ohio to iron-worker Olden Wilson and the former Lillian Ryan, who worked as a domestic servant. Nancy was the first of six children. Her father's love of music and the records he played at home were a huge influence on Nancy as a young girl. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Hawaii Five-O Eadie Jordan
(1970)
The Last Dinosaur Soundtrack
(1977)
I Spy Lori
(1966)
The Meteor Man Mrs. Laws - the Principal
(1993)

Filmography

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 2001 The Parkers (TV Series)
Aunt Rita
- Family Ties and Lies (2001) ... Aunt Rita
 1995-1997 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Elizabeth / Carolyn Plemmer
- Mother and Law (1997) ... Elizabeth
- The Paw That Rocks the Cradle (1995) ... Carolyn Plemmer
 1993-1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Louise Bryan
- Adoption: Part 2 (1994) ... Louise Bryan
- Family Reunion (1994) ... Louise Bryan
- The Telethon (1994) ... Louise Bryan
- The Mr. Science Show (1994) ... Louise Bryan
- Breaking the Pattern (1993) ... Louise Bryan
 1993 The Meteor Man
Mrs. Laws - the Principal
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Lorraine Kendall
- Grampy and NuNu Visit the Huxtables (1989) ... Lorraine Kendall
 1989 It's a Living (TV Series)
Ivy Reynolds
- The Ginger's Mother Show (1989) ... Ivy Reynolds
 1983 The Big Score
Angie Hooks
 1974 Police Story (TV Series)
Kelly Craig
- World Full of Hurt (1974) ... Kelly Craig
 1973 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Darlene Clark
- The Confession (1973) ... Darlene Clark
 1973 Search (TV Series)
Sugar Francis
- The Mattson Papers (1973) ... Sugar Francis
 1972 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Poppy Grant
- Operation: Rake-Off (1972) ... Poppy Grant
 1970 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Eadie Jordan
- Trouble in Mind (1970) ... Eadie Jordan
 1970 Room 222 (TV Series)
Michelle Scott
- Play It Loose (1970) ... Michelle Scott
 1968 The Carol Burnett Show (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Mickey Rooney and Nancy Wilson (1968) ... Various Characters
 1968 That's Life (TV Series)
- Bachelor Days (1968)
- How We Met (1968)
 1967 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Singer / Store Detective
- Clothes Make the Bum (1967) ... Singer / Store Detective
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Lori
- Lori (1966) ... Lori
 1965 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Choo Choo
- Who Killed Wimbledon Hastings? (1965) ... Choo Choo
 1964 The Killers
Singer (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Guested on the daytime television program "Midday". Also appearing were Milbourne Christopher, Ron Hill and Ian Thompson. See more »


Spouse:

Rev. Wiley Murry Burton Jr.  (his death)  (2 children) | See more »

Children:

Burton, Samantha | See more »

Relatives:

Davis, Karen (sibling) | See more »
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Received honorary degrees from Berklee College of Music and Central State University. See more »

Nickname:

Fancy Miss Nancy See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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