Nancy Lee Grahn Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Nancy Lee Grahn net worth is
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Nancy Lee Grahn was born on 28 April 1958, in Skokie, Illinois USA, and is an actress, known for her appearances in numerous daytime soap operas. One of her most notable roles was as Julia Wainwright Capwell in “Santa Barbara”, but all of her endeavors have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Nancy Lee Grahn? As of early-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress, including being a part of the show “General Hospital” since 1996, playing the character Alexis Davis. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also increase.

Nancy Lee Grahn Net Worth $3 million

Nancy’s parents were involved in local community theater, which first sparked her interest in acting. One of her first performances was in a local production of “Oklahoma!”, in which she played a pony! She attended Niles North High School, and would continue to act there, being a part of the production “Lil’ Abner” alongside Gregg Edelman. After matriculating, she attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1973, she got her first credited stage role, in the project “Guys and Dolls”. Grahn then moved to New York City, studying acting there. She continued with more stage roles including “Barefoot in the Park” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. She also participated in commercials while doing stage work; all these projects have helped in increasing Nancy’s net worth.

A lot of Grahn’s work can be seen on television, as she has appeared in numerous popular series. Some of the shows she’s been a part of include “Little House on the Prairie”, “Babylon 5”, “Knight Rider’, “Perry Mason”, and “Murder, She Wrote”; she also had recurring roles in “7th Heaven” and “Melrose Place”. She became well known for her work in daytime soap operas, appearing as the secretary on the ABC show “One Life to Live” for two years. In 1985 she was cast in “Santa Barbara”, playing the lawyer Julia Wainwright Capwell. The series was noted for the female lead’s departure from a traditional role, as Julia was portrayed as uncompromising and intelligent. There were conflicts with the show’s story, but she stayed in it until its finish in 1993, during which she won a Daytime Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1996, she was cast in “General Hospital”, playing a similar role to her previous character. She’s been with the show ever since and has earned numerous Daytime Emmy nominations. In 2012, she would win an Outstanding Supporting Actress award, and her continued work with the show has increased her net worth significantly.

For her personal life, it is known that Nancy is a single mother who has a daughter. She spends a lot of her free time involved with various charities. She’s also outspoken when it comes to politics, organizing events for numerous political personalities. She is a supporter of reproductive rights, even openly discussing her decision to abort during her 20s. She is also a supporter of LGBT rights.

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 28, 1958
Birth place: Evanston, Illinois, USA
Height:5' 6" (1.68 m)
Profession:Actress, Writer
Education:University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Niles North High School
Nationality:American
Children:Katherine Grace
Parents:Barbara Grahn, Robert Grahn
Awards:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Movies:Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Santa Barbara, General Hospital Since, Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1She is left-handed.
2Co-hostess, with Ron Cummings, of an infomercial for Ron's "Amino Genesis" anti-aging skin care system. [2009]
3Has a sister.
4Went to New York and studied with Sanford Meisner.
5She got her start on the musical stage in Guys and Dolls.
6Nancy's parents are choreographers.
7Attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
8Has one daughter, Katharine Grace, named after her idol, Katharine Hepburn.


Quotes

#Quote
1I'm not a radical feminist, I'm an optimistic one.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
2004Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsLead Actress - Daytime DramaGeneral Hospital (1963)
2003Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressGeneral Hospital (1963)
2001Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressGeneral Hospital (1963)
2000Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressGeneral Hospital (1963)
1989Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesSanta Barbara (1984)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
2006Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class SpecialSOAPnet Reveals ABC Soap Secrets (2005)· Steve Kroopnick (executive producer)
· Stu Schreiberg (executive producer)
· Judy Meyers (executive producer)
· Matthew Wright (producer)
· Cameron Mathison (co-host)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsLead Actress - Daytime DramaGeneral Hospital (1963)
2005Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
2005Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsFavorite New CoupleGeneral Hospital (1963)· Rick Hearst
2004Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
2000Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesGeneral Hospital (1963)
1993Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Lead ActressSanta Barbara (1984)
1993Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsHottest Female StarSanta Barbara (1984)
1991Soap Opera Digest AwardSoap Opera Digest AwardsOutstanding Super Couple: DaytimeSanta Barbara (1984)· Gordon Thomson


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
General Hospital1996-2016TV SeriesAlexis Davis / Alexis Davis Lansing / Alexis Daviis
Castle2013TV SeriesSamantha Voss
7th Heaven1997-1999TV SeriesPrincipal Russell / Ms. Russell
Port Charles1997TV SeriesAlexis Davis (1997-2003)
Melrose Place1997TV SeriesDenise Fielding
Diagnosis Murder1996TV SeriesTerri Michaels
Murder One1995-1996TV SeriesConnie Dahlgren
Renegade1995TV SeriesLiza
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest1995Amanda Porter
Models Inc.1994TV SeriesDet. Towers
Babylon 51994TV SeriesShaal Mayan
Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten1993TV SeriesNancy Taylor
Santa Barbara1985-1993TV SeriesJulia Wainwright Julia Wainwright Capwell
Perry Mason: The Case of the Glass Coffin1991TV MovieKate Ford
The Girl Who Came Between Them1990TV MovieJann
Blacke's Magic1986TV SeriesMajor Crawford
Murder, She Wrote1985-1986TV SeriesSheila Saxon / Erin Carey
Streets of Justice1985TV MovieYoung lawyer
Kids Don't Tell1985TV MoviePuppet Lady (as Nancy Grahn)
Obsessed with a Married Woman1985TV MovieBianca (as Nancy Grahn)
Knight Rider1982TV SeriesJane Adams
Simon & Simon1982TV SeriesJoan
The Phoenix1982TV SeriesHolly
Quincy M.E.1982TV SeriesNurse Melanie Dumont
Magnum, P.I.1982TV SeriesWendy Gilbert
The Incredible Hulk1982TV SeriesPatty Knowlton
Little House on the Prairie1980TV SeriesSaloon Girl
One Life to Live1968TV SeriesBeverly Wilkes #2 (1980-1982)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV Special segment "writer"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Chew2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Hell's Kitchen2010TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
SoapTalk2006TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Co-Host / Herself - Host
SOAPnet Reveals ABC Soap Secrets2005TV MovieHerself - Hostess
The View2005TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHerself
18th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Disney's California Adventure TV Special2001TV SpecialHerself
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
The Marsha Warfield Show1990TV SeriesHerself

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