Nancy Allen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Apr, 2021
Facts of Nancy Allen
Date of Birth: 1950 , June-24
Age: 70 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Nancy Anne Allen
Birth Name Nancy Allen
Father Florence Allen
Mother Eugene Allen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York
Profession Actress
Net Worth $8 million - $10 million
Boyfriend Micheal Pare
Married to Brian De Palma, Criag Shoemaker,Randy Bailey
Movies Dressed to kill, 1941, Carrie
TV Show The Division,Touched by an Angel, Another World
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Nancy Aleen is a former American actress best known for her films such as"I Wanna  Hold Your Hand," "Carrie," "1941", and "Dressed to Kill," for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe Award. She stepped down from acting in 2008 and became a cancer activist after losing her best friend to the disease. 

Short-Bio Of Nancy Allen

On June 24, 1950, Nancy Anne  Allen was born in The Bronx, New York City, the United States to Eugene Allen, and Florence Allen who was a Yonkers police lieutenant. She is the eldest of three siblings.

As of April 2021, she stands tall at the height of  5 feet 6 inches and is 70 years old. 

CAPTION: Young Nancy Allen SOURCE: Movie Store

Nancy's mother enrolled her in dance lessons when she was four years old. She later attended Jose Quintano's School for Young Professionals and the High School of Performing Arts, where she studied for a career as a dancer.

Career Highlights: From Actress To Cancer Activist

The stunning actress made her film debut in "The Last Detail." After that role, she became fascinated by the industry and relocated to Los Angeles to pursue her acting career.

Then she played Hitchhiker in the 1975 film "Forced Entry," Chris Hargensen in 1976's "Carrie," Donna Stratton in "1941", and several other roles.

CAPTION: Nancy Allen SOURCE: Pinterest

In 1987, she rose to prominence as officer Anne Lewis in the science fiction action film "Robocop" starring Peter WellerMiguel Ferrer, and Kurtwood Smith. Her other film credits include "The Man Who Wouldn't Die," "Out of Sight," "Circuit," "Bound by Flash," and "In Search of Darkness: Part ll."

Besides, the Robocop star is also a Tv Personality who has appeared in numerous Tv shows. Her television role includes "Another World" from 1983 to 1984,''Touched by an A ngel'' in 1994, "Judging Amy" in 2001, and "Law and Order:Special Victims Unit" in 2003.

In 2008, Allen decided to take a break from acting to focus on cancer and those who are affected by it. She lost her best friend and co-star Wendie Jo Sperber because of breast cancer and the loss inspired her to help others. She became executive director of the weSPARK Cancer Support Center in 2010.

"That is what I do. That is what my life is dedicated to. I'm there, I run it. I've created the whole program format and I fundraise. It is my life's work." said the cancer activist during an interview.

How Rich Is Nancy Allen?

The former actress's net worth hasn't officially been revealed yet, however, it is assumed to be at $8 million, which she gained from her professional career as an actor and Tv personality. Her acting career has led to her rise to fame and fortune. 

CAPTION: Nancy Allen's net worth is estimated at around $8million SOURCE: money-into-light

She has made a lot of money from her movies and Tv shows. The Majority of her films are box office smashes including "Robocop" 53.4milllion, "Out of Sight" 77.7 million, "Carrie" 33.8 million.

Is She Married? Multiple Relationships

The Beautiful actress is single now but has had a few failed marriages in the past. She was previously married to Brian De Palma on January 12, 1979, but the couple divorced in 1984 after five years of marriage.

After that, she began dating Micheal Pare in 1984, however, they split in 1985.

CAPTION: Nancy Allen with her ex-husband Brian De Palma SOURCE: Pinterest

On September 6, 1992, she married Craig Shoemaker. They divorced after two years of marriage. She married Randy Bailey in June 1998 that. Also, they were unable to maintain their relationship and divorced on May 17, 2007. Since then, Nancy has not been associated with anyone.  

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