Nancy Allen

Actress (1950)
Mon Oct 14 2019
By   Bishal

Nancy Allen is a retired American actress. She is one of the ruling actress from the 1970s and has appeared in many movies which was a grand success at the same time. She holds American nationality and her birth sign is cancer.

Nancy Allen was born on 24 June 1950 in The Bronx, New York City, United States. So far, she was also romantically bonded with American actor, Michael Pare besides her all three marriages. They stood together as a romantic partner for only a year.

Married to Director Brian De Palma 

Nancy was married to Brian De Palma for five years. The couple dated for a year then gets married in 1979. Brian De Palma is a famous film director and screenwriter, who was born in New Jersey and raised by his parents. In the year 2015, a documentary film, De Palma was released based on his Brian's life story which was directed by Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow.

Nancy with her first husband, Brian De Palma
Image: Nancy with her first husband, Brian De Palma
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Brian was one of the vital characters of Nancy's career. He took Nancy to the big screen and gave her a leading role in the multiple movies. It was a massive change in Nancy's career. The happily married couple divorced in 1984.

One Year Married Life With The Comedian

After getting divorced with her first husband, Nancy joined several other veteran stars in Acting on Impulse which was released in 1993. 

Nancy with her ex-husband, Craig Shoemaker
Image: Nancy with her ex-husband, Craig Shoemaker
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The same year she gets married to her co-star Craig Shoemaker who is an observational comedian. The pair only enjoyed their marital life for a year then after two get separated from each other in 1994.

Third Marriage and Divorced

Nancy with her ex-husband, Randy Bailey attending the award show
Image: Nancy with her ex-husband, Randy Bailey attending the award show
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After getting a divorce with the Craig. She dated Randy Bailey for a year, and the duo got married on June 1998. The couple was deeply in love with each other sharing everything possible. The happily married life lasted for nine years and ended up on May 17, 2007. The pair ended up following their own paths.

Current Relationship Status

Having many ups and downs in her personal life, the 69 years old actress still manages to find her lover. She is currently in relation with her long-time boyfriend, Jay. The couple started dating each other on September 4, 2015. 

Nancy Allen with boyfriend, Jay in the dinner date
Image: Nancy Allen with boyfriend, Jay in the dinner date
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The couple is so deeply in love, and they usually post their photos on social sites. The couple is together for four years now, and maybe they are planning for their marriage soon.

As an actress

After the study, she debuted her film career from the movie The Last Detail, where she played a small role of Nancy. Then after she was inspired and moved to Los Angeles for acting career. In 1975 she played the role of Hitchhiker in the film Forced Entry

Later she played in the movie Carrie, Home Movies, Gladiator in 1976, 1980 and 1986 respectively. Her height in the film industry rose after the character of officer Anne Lewis in the movie Robocop, which was released in 1987. 

That success leads her to appear in multiple parts of the Robocop movie and many more role in different movies. Such as The Man Who Wouldn't Die, Out of Sight, Circuit and many more.

Television roles

Having great success in the field of movies, she still manages to shine in multiple TV roles. She played as Paula James in Another World from 1983 to 1984. 

As a Megan in Touched by an Angel which was shown in 1994, As a Helen White in Judging Amy, Carin Healy in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit many more roles in different TV series.

Awards and Nominees

In 1980 she was the for Stinkers Bad Movie Awards the category Worst Actress for Dressed to Kill movie. In 1981 she was nominated for Golden Globe Award the category New Star of the year in a motion picture-female. 

Later she was nominated for Saturn Award category Best Actress for the movie The Philadelphia Experiment and Robocop in 1985 and 1988. Again in 1994, she was nominated for Saturn Award category Best Supporting Actress for the film Robocop 3 in 1994.

Net Worth

Nancy Allen has an estimated net worth of around $8 Million. Being in numerous movies, she has gained massive fan following and remuneration. 

Currently, she is residing in her apartment in New York, United States. After the retirement from acting in 2008, she has been involved in anti-cancer activism. She is currently executive director of the weSPARK Cancer Support Center in Los Angeles. 

Robocop 2 (1990) - Official Trailer (HD)

Besides all of this her movies, Robocop worldwide gross was around $53.4 Million, Robocop 2 with grossed $45.6 Million, and Robocop 3 made a box office collection of $10.6 Million worldwide.

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