Nancy Olson

Actress / Stage Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress | * 07/14/1928 (94) | Milwaukee, Wisconsin (United States of America (USA))
Nancy Ann Olson (born July 14, 1928) is a American retired actress. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Sunset Boulevard (1950). She co-starred with William Holden in four films, and later appeared in The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) and its sequel, Son of Flubber (1963), as well as the disaster film Airport 1975 (1974). Olson retired from acting in the mid-1980s, although she has made a few rare returns, most recently in 2014. ()
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Nancy Olson (born July 14, 1928) is an American screen, television, and stage actress. She was an Academy Award Best Supporting Actress nominee for her portrayal of Betty Schaefer in Sunset Boulevard (1950).

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Kids & Family | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Nancy Olson

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
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Movies with Nancy Olson as Actress(23)

as Secretary at Ford Motor Company1997 Flubber
as Self (as Nancy Olson-Livingston)1995 More Loverly Than Ever: The Making of My Fair Lady
as Christine1982 Making Love
as Mrs. Abbott1974 Airport 1975
as Sue Baxter1972 Snowball Express
as Norah Smith1969 Smith!
as Betsy Brainard1963 Son of Flubber
as Betsy Carlisle1961 The Absent-Minded Professor
as Nancy Furman1960 Pollyanna
as Judith1956 High Tor
as Mrs. Pat Rogers1955 Battle Cry
as Katie Brannigan1954 The Boy from Oklahoma
as Dallas O'Mara1953 So Big
as Nancy Vallon1952 Big Jim McLain
as Carol1951 Submarine Command
as Lt. Eleanor Mackay1951 Force of Arms
as Katherine Holbrook1950 Mr. Music
as Joyce Willecombe1950 Union Station
as Betty Schaefer1950 Sunset Boulevard
as Cecille Gautier1949 Canadian Pacific

TV Shows/Series with Nancy Olson as Actress(10)

Full Name: Nancy Olson
Born: Saturday, 07/14 1928 (July) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 94 years + 210 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Spouses (current/former): Alan W. Livingston, Alan Jay Lerner
Other names for Nancy Olson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Nancy Ann Olson"
"Nancy Olson-Livingston"
"Nancy Livingston"
"Nancy Olsen"
"Nancy Olson (Schauspielerin)"
Nancy Olson frequently works together with these people:
James Gregory (8x, Actor)
Alfred Hitchcock (7x, Crew)
Leslie Nielsen (6x, Actor)
Virginia Gregg (6x, Actress)
James McCallion (6x, Actor)
Lawrence Dobkin (6x, Actor)
Vera Miles (5x, Actress)
June Lockhart (5x, Actress)
Norman Lloyd (5x, Actor)
Walter Burke (5x, Actor)
Olan Soule (5x, Actor)
Bill Walsh (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:59873, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 02/01/2023