|Real Name/Full Name||Nancy Allen|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Nancy Allen|
|Birth Place:||The Bronx, New York city, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||24 June 1950|
|Age/How Old:||72 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres –168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 6”
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 165.35 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Eugene Allen
Mother – Florence Allen
|School:||Academy of Mount St. Ursula|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Randy Bailey (m. 1998–2007), Craig Shoemaker (m. 1992–1993), Brian De Palma (m. 1979–1983)|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Nancy Allen is an American veteran actress. She is currently 72 years old. She shot to fame by acting in numerous films directed by Brian de Palma. She was seen throughout the 1970s and 1980s. She retired from acting in 2008. Since then, she is providing support to all those people who have been suffering from cancer.
Well, how well do you know about Nancy Allen? If not much, here is what we know about Nancy Allen to date.
Biography and Early Life
On June 24, 1950, Nancy Allen was born in the Bronx, New York City, United States. Her father, Eugene Allen, was a New York City police lieutenant. Her mother, Florence Allen, put her to dance classes when she was only four years old. She was their youngest child. She had two siblings who were elder to her. Not much is known about them. Their parents brought up her and her siblings on 196th street, located in the Bronx’s pelham bay section.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Nancy Allen in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Nancy Allen’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023 having been born on 24 June 1950 . Though, she is 5’ 6” in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 165.35lbs in Pound and 62 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Blonde.
Nancy Allen was only four years old when her mother put her to dance classes because she was very shy. she went to the academy of mount St. Ursula that was in the Bronx. Then the family shifted to Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, United States. Allen went to the high school of performing arts as she wanted to pursue a career in dancing. Further, she took admission at Jose Quintano’s school for young professionals.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Nancy got married to de Palma in 1984. He was professionally a film director. He was the one who gave Nancy her first break in the movies. But things did not go well between the two, and they decided to part ways. They got divorced in 1984. she then dated Michael pare somewhere around 1984-1985.
Later on, she married her then co-star and comedian Craig Shoemaker on September 6, 1993, but they got divorced after a few years. She got married to randy bailey in June, in the year 2007. They parted their ways in 2008. Currently, she is divorced and lives with her friends and family.
Is Nancy Allen Lesbian?
No, Nancy Allen is not a lesbian. She has been married thrice. But unfortunately, none of the marriages did last. Currently, she is divorced, but there is no news of her being a lesbian.
Allen’s first role was as Nancy, in Jack Nicholson’s classic movie called “Nervous Date.” Hal Ashby directed the movie, and it got released in the year 1973. It was a small role, but it gave her enough confidence to continue with acting. She went to Los Angeles, where she struggled for quite some time until she got her first break as “Chris Hargensen.” The film was directed by Brian de Palma and was a film adaptation of Carrie. The film got released in the year 1976.
Then she got a lead role in “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” which was a comedy movie directed by Robert Zemeckis. The film got released in 1948. Then she was also seen in a supporting role in the film 1941 (1979).
After she got married to Brian de Palma, she was seen in his numerous movies. Her role as a prostitute was highly praised in dressed to kill, which was released in 1980. She became extremely famous after she got starred in Robocop. After this huge success, she was seen in many more films that were huge blockbusters. She was also seen making guest appearances in several television shows such as the outer limits, The Commish and many more.
She did not get any awards but got nominated for some awards for her marvelous performances in the movies. Following are the list of her nominations-
- Saturn Award- Best Actress (1985)
- Stinkers Bad Movie Awards- Worst Actress (1980)
- Golden Raspberry Award- Worst Actress (1981)
- Golden Globe Award- New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture – Female (1981)
- Saturn Award- Best Supporting Actress (1994)
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nancy Allen in 2023
Allen’s estimated net worth stands somewhat around $10 million for the year 2023. Her source of income was through movies as she was professionally an actress.
Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know
- Allen got nominated thrice for the Saturn Award.
- She got nominated for the Golden Globe Award and the Golden Raspberry Award.
- When she was 25 years old, she was told that her acting career is over, but she proved everybody wrong by her spectacular performances.
Nancy Allen is one of the greatest and most popular actresses of the 70s and 80s. Her spectacular performances are worth all the praises. After her friend and co-star Wendie jo Sperber succumbed to breast cancer, she started helping people surviving from cancer and is currently involved in the same. She is a cancer activist presently. She is now the executive director of an organization that helps to raise funds for people who have cancer. She has devoted the rest of her life to this fundraising program. She is an inspiration for everyone.