• Nancy Ann Travis is a 57-year old American theatre, film and television actress
• She is best known for her roles in “Three Men and a Baby”, “Air America”, “So I Married an Axe Murderer” and “Greedy”
• She is married to Robert Nathan Fried, a former CEO of Savoy Pictures, and has two sons
• She is 5ft 4ins (163cm tall) and weighs approximately 140lbs (64kgs)
• Her estimated net worth is $2 million
Known for movies
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date Of Birth||September 21, 1961, May 30, 1982|
|Spouse||Robert N. Fried, Katherine de Jesús|
|Fact||Graduated from Framingham North High School in 1979.|
- 1 Who is Nancy Travis?
- 2 Early Life and Education: Moving Around a Lot
- 3 Career as a Theatre Actress
- 4 1980s: Harem, ABC Afterschool Specials, 3 Men and a Many and More
- 5 1990s and 2000s: A True Star
- 6 2010s: Still Great
- 7 Personal Life; Is Nancy Travis Married? Does She Have Children?
- 8 Body Measurements: How Tall is Nancy Travis?
- 9 Net Worth: How Rich is Nancy Travis?
- 10 General Info
- 11 Family
- 12 Accomplishments
- 13 Social profile links
- 14 Quotes
- 15 Facts
- 16 Pictures
- 17 Movies
- 18 Awards
Who is Nancy Travis?
Born on 21 September 1961, in New York City, USA, under the earth sign of Virgo, Nancy Ann Travis is a 57-year old American theatre, film and television actress. After starting her career by appearing in many off-Broadway productions, she landed her first on-screen lead role in ABC’s “Harem”, next to Omar Sharif. However, she is perhaps best known for her role as Sylvia Bennington in “Three Men and a Baby”, which ended up being a hit with audiences and critics alike. She also appeared in the film’s less successful sequel – “Three Men and a Little Lady”.
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Her starring roles are numerous, with highlights being “Air America”, “So I Married an Axe Murderer” and “Greedy”. You may also know her as Vanessa from “Last Man Standing”. With numerous lead and supporting roles over the years, Nancy has remained relevant and has fans in almost every generation. Currently, she’s working with Michael Douglas on “The Kominsky Method” on Netflix.
Early Life and Education: Moving Around a Lot
Nancy was raised by Gordon Travis, a successful sales executive, and Theresa, a social worker. From an early age, her parents taught her the value of hard work and persistence. ‘My dad used to take me to work as a kid’, recalls Travis.
‘I didn’t quite understand the concept of effort at first, but when I saw how hard he worked at his desk, I realized that food doesn’t just magically appear on the table.’ The family moved around a lot because of her father’s work obligations, so Nancy spent most of her childhood in Boston, Massachusetts and Baltimore, Maryland. As for her education, she attended an unspecified high school in Baltimore, from which she graduated in 1979. Afterwards, she returned to her birthplace and enrolled at New York University to study drama – since she was young, she harbored a passion for acting, especially when it came to stage productions. In 1983, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree, and then focused on acting as a full-time job. After college, she attended several courses, and even specialized in improvisational comedy, tragedies, and many other sub-genres of the acting profession.
Career as a Theatre Actress
Travis’ first job after graduation was at the American Jewish Theatre in New York. She was a part of several successful off-Broadway plays, some of which are still remembered as classics by fans and critics alike. Afterwards, she joined the national tour of “Brighton Beach Memoirs”, a play by Neil Simon. Even though most people know her for her roles in films and TV series, Nancy has maintained an unbreakable bond with her first love – the stage. She is one of the founders of Naked Angels, an off-Broadway theatre company, which specializes in helping young actors gain experience through modern adaptations of classic plays. Her most notable plays are “Aven-U-Boys”, “My Children, My Africa” and “I’m Not Rappaport”.
1980s: Harem, ABC Afterschool Specials, 3 Men and a Many and More
Nancy’s official debut came in 1985, with “Malice in Wonderland”, in which she played Anne. Afterwards, she appeared in “ABC Afterschool Specials” before landing her first lead role in “Harem”. Critics loved the performance of the then-24-year-old Travis, and predicted a bright future for her. In the 1980s, she mainly focused on TV shows and small-time series, but then her breakthrough role as Sylvia in “3 Men and a Baby” was voted as one of the best performances of the entire decade. Even though the film was a comedy, fans loved her versatility, and experts noticed that her classical training came in handy, allowing her to adapt to any role or demand from the director/producer. She finished the decade off with “Married to the Mob”, and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”.
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— Nancy Travis (@NancyATravis) June 2, 2018
1990s and 2000s: A True Star
In 1990, Travis showed that she wasn’t messing around, with appearances in “Loose Cannons”, “Air America” and “Internal Affairs”, a trio of successful movies which set the tone for the rest of the decade, in which she had several more important roles. The most significant were “Passed Away”, “Chaplin”, “So I Married an Axe Murderer”, “Greedy” and “Fluke”. She wasn’t devoted to chasing recurring roles in TV shows, which paid off in the first ten years of her career. However, she decided to try her hand once more by taking on the part of Bernice/Beatrice in “Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man”, appearing in 67 episodes and revealing a new dimension to her acting skills.
We could also see her in “Almost Perfect”, where Kim Cooper, her character, became an instant fan favorite. In addition to several smaller roles and voice acting gigs, Nancy ended the decade with another strong role as Julie Better in “Work with Me”. The 2000s saw Travis pick her roles more carefully, with less appearances in total, but still a lot of critically acclaimed performances. “The Bill Engvall Show” and “Becker” both featured her for 30+ episodes.
2010s: Still Great
The first part of this decade saw Nancy take on smaller parts in popular shows; we saw her in “Desperate Housewives”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Hart of Dixie”. For eight years she played Vanessa Baxter in “Last Man Standing”, which many consider to be her best and most consistent role.
Upon leaving the show, she decided to leave a mark on Netflix by playing Kisa in “The Kominsky Method”, which featured an older Michael Douglas playing a struggling acting coach. She has several movies and guest appearances planned, so 2020 will be another busy year for her.
Personal Life; Is Nancy Travis Married? Does She Have Children?
Nancy Travis is married to renowned producer, studio executive and entrepreneur Robert Nathan Fried. The two met while working together in 1993, and tied the knot in 1994. He is the former CEO of Savoy Pictures, in addition to holding high positions in Columbia Picture and 20th Century Fox. He is considered to be one of the most powerful men in show business. Nancy and Robert have two sons named Benjamin and Jeremy.
Body Measurements: How Tall is Nancy Travis?
Nancy Travis is 5ft 4ins (163cm tall), weighs approximately 140lbs (64kgs), and has an hourglass figure, as evident by her vital statistics of 36-27-38.
Net Worth: How Rich is Nancy Travis?
Nancy Travis has a net worth of $2 million, as of August 2019, accumulated by working in show business for almost four decades. Given the fact that she’s still active, we might see this number rise in the near future.
|Full Name||Nancy Travis|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date Of Birth||September 21, 1961, May 30, 1982|
|Spouse||Robert N. Fried, Katherine de Jesús|
|Parents||Theresa Travis, Gordon Travis|
|Nominations||Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Rhythm Album of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, El Doctorado, Mi Amor Es Pobre, Solos|
|Movies||So I Married an Axe Murderer, Internal Affairs, Three Men and a Baby, Three Men and a Little Lady, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Air America, Loose Cannons, The Vanishing, Destiny Turns on the Radio, Bogus, The Jane Austen Book Club, Auggie Rose, Fluke, My Last Love, Chaplin, The Pregnancy ...|
|1||(On reuniting with Ted Danson while shooting Becker (1998)): I walked in and he just gave me this huge hug like no time had passed.|
|1||Sister-in-law of Daniel Fried.|
|2||Graduated from Framingham North High School in 1979.|
|3||She has two sons with her husband, Robert N. Fried. Benjamin E. Fried, who was born in 1998, and Jeremy Fried, who was born in 2001.|
|4||Has reunited with two of her 3 Men and a Baby (1987) co-stars on other projects. She was in the 2000 TV-movie Running Mates (2000) with Tom Selleck and was a series regular on Becker (1998) with Ted Danson.|
|Bernard and Huey||filming|
|Last Man Standing||2011-2016||TV Series||Vanessa Baxter|
|The Submarine Kid||2015||Mrs. Koll|
|Hart of Dixie||2011||TV Series||Emmeline Hattenbarger|
|How I Met Your Mother||2011||TV Series||Cheryl|
|Grey's Anatomy||2011||TV Series||Allison Baker|
|A Walk in My Shoes||2010||TV Movie||Trish Fahey|
|Desperate Housewives||2010||TV Series||Dr. Mary Wagner|
|Pregnancy Pact||2010||TV Movie||Lorraine Dougan|
|The Bill Engvall Show||2007-2009||TV Series||Susan Pearson|
|Safe Harbor||2009||TV Movie||Robbie|
|Numb3rs||2009||TV Series||Jane Karellen|
|Medium||2008||TV Series||Laura Swenson|
|The Jane Austen Book Club||2007||Cat|
|The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker||2007||TV Movie||April Brenner|
|Boys Life||2006||TV Series|
|The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants||2005||Lydia Rodman|
|Talk Show Diaries||2005||TV Movie||Windsor|
|Becker||2002-2004||TV Series||Chris Connor|
|Rose Red||2002||TV Mini-Series||Prof. Joyce Reardon|
|The Wild Thornberrys||2000||TV Series||Cat|
|Running Mates||2000||TV Movie||Jennifer 'Jenny' Pryce|
|Work with Me||1999-2000||TV Series||Julie Better|
|My Last Love||1999||TV Movie||Susan Morton|
|Superman||1998||TV Series||Darci Mason|
|Almost Perfect||1995-1997||TV Series||Kim Cooper|
|Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man||1994-1997||TV Series||Bernice Beatrice Bernice (Character) ...|
|Gun||1997||TV Series||Diane Esheo|
|Duckman||1997||Video Game voice|
|The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest||1996||TV Series||Spencer|
|Cybill||1996||TV Series||Casting Director|
|Lieberman in Love||1995||Short||Kate|
|Body Language||1995||TV Movie||Atty. Theresa Janice 'T.J.' Harlow|
|Destiny Turns on the Radio||1995||Lucille|
|Aaahh!!! Real Monsters||1995||TV Series||Grelch|
|Fallen Angels||1993||TV Series||Bette Allison|
|So I Married an Axe Murderer||1993||Harriet Michaels|
|The Vanishing||1993||Rita Baker|
|Passed Away||1992||Cassie Slocombe|
|3 Men and a Little Lady||1990||Sylvia|
|Air America||1990||Corinne Landreaux|
|Internal Affairs||1990||Kathleen Avilla|
|How Much Is Really True?||1989||Short|
|I'll Be Home for Christmas||1988||TV Movie||Leah Bundy|
|Eight Men Out||1988||Lyra Williams|
|Married to the Mob||1988||Karen Lutnick|
|3 Men and a Baby||1987||Sylvia Bennington|
|Tales from the Darkside||1987||TV Series||Laura|
|Worlds Beyond||1987||TV Series||Sally|
|Spenser: For Hire||1986||TV Series||Maggie Ellis|
|Harem||1986||TV Movie||Jessica Grey|
|ABC Afterschool Specials||1985||TV Series||Judy|
|Malice in Wonderland||1985||TV Movie||Ann|
|Work with Me||1999||TV Series co-executive producer|
|My Last Love||1999||TV Movie producer|
|The Bill Engvall Show||2007||TV Series performer - 1 episode|
|The Greatest 80s Movies||2014||TV Movie documentary||Herself / Sylvia|
|Home & Family||2013||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|The Talk||2012||TV Series||Herself|
|The Chew||2011||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|The View||2011||TV Series||Herself|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||2008||TV Series||Herself|
|The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards||2003||TV Special||Herself|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn||1999-2002||TV Series||Herself|
|The Rosie O'Donnell Show||1996-1999||TV Series||Herself|
|Late Night with Conan O'Brien||1996||TV Series||Herself|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||1995-1996||TV Series||Herself|
|Night of About 14 CBS Stars||1996||TV Movie||Herself|
|Late Show with David Letterman||1995||TV Series||Herself|
|The Movie Awards||1991||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Live with Kelly and Michael||1990||TV Series||Herself|
|The Joan Rivers Show||1990||TV Series||Herself|
|Entertainment Tonight||2016||TV Series||Herself|
|2008||Prism Award||Prism Awards||Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries||The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker (2007)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia