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Anne Frances Robbins, better known under her professional, married name Nancy Reagan, was born on the 6th July 1921, in Manhattan, New York City, USA, and passed away on the 6 March 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She was an actress, who appeared in over 20 film and TV titles, but she is probably best known for being the First Lady of the United States (1981-1989), as the wife of Ronald Reagan, the 40th President.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Nancy Reagan was? According to sources, it was estimated that the overall size of Nancy’s net worth was $25 million, accumulated mostly through her career as an actress, but also through her involvement in politics as the First Lady.

Nancy Reagan Net Worth $25 Million

Nancy Reagan was the only child of Kenneth Seymour Robbins, who worked as a car salesman, and his wife, Edith Prescott Luckett, who was an actress; she was a granddaughter of film star Alla Nazimova. She lived with her parents in Queens, New York City until her parents divorced when she was only two years old, and stayed with her mother, spending her childhood in Bethesda, Maryland. Later, when her mother remarried to Loyal Edward Davis, she moved with them to Chicago, where Nancy attended the Girls’ Latin School of Chicago, after which she enrolled at Smith College in Massachusetts and majored there in English language and Drama in 1943. Right after graduation, she briefly work in a store, but under the influence of her mother began pursuing an acting career.

Nancy’s professional acting career began in the 1940s, with a little help from actors Walter Houston and ZaSu Pitts, who were her mother’s friends. Her first role was in Pitts’ “Ramshackle Inn” in 1949, and then her career went only upwards, and so did her net worth. Before the 1950s, she appeared in such productions as “The Doctor And The Girl” (1949), and “East Side,West Side”. During the 1950s, thanks to her good looks and popularity, Nancy featured in such films and TV series as “Shadow On The Wall” (1950), “Night Into Morning” (1951), “Talk About A Stranger” (1952), “Shadow In The Sky” (1952), “Donovan’s Brain” (1953).

Nancy married Ronald Reagan in 1952, and became a dedicated wife and homemaker, however, still managed to keep her acting career flowing, and in the second half of the 1950s appeared in films “Hellcats Of The Navy” (1957), and “Crash Landing” (1958). Before she retired from acting, Nancy appeared in the TV series “87th Precinct” (1962), “The Dick Powell Theatre” (1962), and “Wagon Train”.

As her husband became involved in politics, and became governor of California, Nancy followed him in a supporting role, and was the First Lady of California, and when he became the President of The USA; with much respect, Nancy assumed the position of the First Lady of the USA. During her political career, she was known for starting the “Just Say No” campaign against drug use, focused on teenagers and young people to stop using drugs.

If to talk about her personal life, Nancy Reagan was in marriage with Ronald Reagan and later looked after him as he was afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, until his death in June of 2004; the couple had two children – Ron Reagan and Patti Davis – both involved in the entertainment industry as actors. In 2000, she published the book “I Love You, Ronnie: The Letters Of Ronald Reagan To Nancy Reagan”. She passed away from congestive heart failure at the age of 94.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 6, 2016, Bel-Air, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death date: March 11, 2016, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, California, United States
Height:5' 4" (1.63 m)
Profession:Actress, First Lady of the United States (1981-1989)
Education:Girls' Latin School, Smith College in Massachusetts
Nationality:American
Spouse:Ronald Reagan (m. 1952; d. 2004)
Children:Ron Reagan, Patti Davis
Parents:Edith Luckett Davis, (Kenneth Seymour Robbins (Kenneth Seymour Robbins), biological father), Dr. Loyal Davis
Movies:"Shadow on the Wall" (1950), "Night into Morning" (1951), "Donovan's Brain" (1953), "The Next Voice Your Hear" (1950), "East Side, West Side" (1949), "Hellcats of the Navy" (1957)
TV shows:"In Performance at the White House"
Books:“I Love You, Ronnie: The Letters Of Ronald Reagan To Nancy Reagan” (2000), "To Love A Child" (1982)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Prior to her education at Smith College, Nancy Davis attended the Chicago Latin School for Girls.
2Widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, & First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
3Made a rare public appearance at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library to sign copies of her books. [February 2002]
4Longtime friend of Mike Wallace having known him since before she met Ronald Reagan. Their friendship was strained after Wallace, as a journalist, conducted critical interviews of Reagan, as the President. But they reconciled after Reagan's death.
5Became an outspoken advocate of federal funding of stem-cell research following her husband's diagnosis and death of Alzheimer's disease, bucking the Republican party's general position on the issue. President Barack Obama approved federal funding for stem cell research in 2009.
6Attended the funeral of Charlton Heston.
7Was considered for the part of Karen Richards in All About Eve (1950), but Celeste Holm, who went on to receive a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
8Hospitalized on February 17, 2008 after falling in her home but her condition is well.
9Has glaucoma.
10Quit smoking in 1967.
11Avid reader of Women's Wear Daily.
12Underwent a mastectomy when diagnosed with breast cancer. Her doctor claimed simple surgery could have removed the growth, and that the extreme procedure she chose was unnecessary.
13In her book, "House of Secrets", daughter Patti Davis alleged that Nancy was addicted to diet pills.
14Told her daughter Patti Davis that Patti refused to leave her mother's womb and actually held onto the rib cage. Although Patti pointed to an anatomy book to show that this was physically impossible, Nancy continued to insist that it was true.
15Was formally adopted by renowned surgeon Loyal Davis.
16During her time in the White House she consulted astrologer Joan Quigley, and arranged her husband's schedule accordingly.
17Stepmother of Michael Reagan.
18Best Man at her wedding to Ronald Reagan was William Holden.
19Graduated from Smith College, class of 1942. One of her fellow graduates was author/pioneer feminist Betty Freidan.
20Director/writer/actor Albert Brooks asked her to play the part of his mother Beatrice Henderson in Mother (1996). Nancy really wanted to come out of acting retirement to play the role, but declined because she couldn't bear to be away from husband and former president Ronald Reagan, who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The role eventually went to Debbie Reynolds.
21At age 7, was a guest at the White House Easter Egg roll and met then-First Lady Grace Coolidge.
22In order to spare Ronald any further hardships beyond his battle with Alzheimer's disease, she chose not to inform him about the death of his daughter Maureen.
23Was already three months pregnant at the time of her marriage to Ronald Reagan. Both Reagans were famously pro-family-values.
24In early 2002, she gave a rare, indepth interview with ABC correspondent, Diane Sawyer, about her recent life with Ronald Reagan and his battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
25Celebrated her 50th Wedding Anniversary with Ronald Reagan on March 4, 2002.
26Made a rare public appearance at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on February 28, 2002. She greeted hundreds of fans who waited hours in line to meet her, and have their books signed.
27Daughter of Edith Luckett, a former vaudeville performer.
28Mother of Patti Davis and Ron Reagan.
29Step-daughter Maureen Reagan dies of malignant melanoma (skin cancer) at her Sacramento-area home. [August 2001]
30Appeared in the chorus of the Broadway production "Lute Song" starring Mary Martin.
31(1940s) Graduated from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. She narrowly missed being a schoolmate of fellow First Lady Barbara Bush as the latter enrolled three months after she graduated.
32Honorary president of Girl Scouts of America.
33God-daughter of Alla Nazimova.
34Her stepfather, Dr. Loyal Davis, was a prominent neurosurgeon, very active in conservative politics. Nancy says she has his hands.


Quotes

#Quote
1[on former White House press secretary Jim Brady]. He had a certain twinkle in his eye and a way of letting you know that he knew what he was doing and everything would be all right. He had a zest for life that was infectious. He loved to hear or tell a good story, laughed easily, could see the silver lining in even the darkest cloud, and made the best chili in town!
2Bob had an extraordinary career in both movies and television. Just when it seemed he was ready to retire, he always found a new project that kept him busy and filled with wonderful stories. - in response to the news about the death of friend/actor Robert Stack.
3[about her husband] "What can you say about a man, who on Mother's Day sends flowers to his mother-in-law, with a note thanking her for making him the happiest man on Earth?"
4On Reagan: "I knew that being his wife was the role I wanted to play."


Pictures

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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsThe "Hey! It's...!" Award (Favorite Cameo or Guest Star)Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
2003TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsMost Memorable Female Guest Star in a Comedy as HerselfDiff'rent Strokes (1978)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wagon Train1962TV SeriesMrs. Baxter
87th Precinct1962TV SeriesDiane King
The Dick Powell Theatre1962TV SeriesFlora Roberts
General Electric Theater1956-1961TV SeriesVicky Carlisle / Betty Anderson / Evelyn Kent
The Tall Man1961TV SeriesSarah Wiley
Zane Grey Theater1961TV SeriesAmy Lawson
Crash Landing1958Helen Williams (as Nancy Davis)
Hellcats of the Navy1957Nurse Lt. Helen Blair (as Nancy Davis)
Climax!1955TV SeriesCarol Peterson
Schlitz Playhouse1953-1954TV SeriesNan Gage
Donovan's Brain1953Janice Cory (as Nancy Davis)
The Ford Television Theatre1953TV SeriesLaura Glenn
Shadow in the Sky1952Betty Hopke (as Nancy Davis)
Talk About a Stranger1952Marge Fontaine (as Nancy Davis)
It's a Big Country: An American Anthology1951Miss Coleman (as Nancy Davis)
Night Into Morning1951Mrs. Katherine Mead (as Nancy Davis)
The Next Voice You Hear...1950Mrs. Mary Smith (as Nancy Davis)
Shadow on the Wall1950Dr. Caroline Canford (as Nancy Davis)
East Side, West Side1949Helen Lee (as Nancy Davis)
The Doctor and the Girl1949Mariette Esmond (as Nancy Davis)
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1949TV Series

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Amazing Wizard of Paws2015Video thanks
All the Presidents' Movies: The Movie2009Documentary very special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ronald Reagan: The Life and Legacy2014Video documentary
America's Book of Secrets2013TV SeriesHerself
The Republican Candidates Debate 20122011TV MovieHerself
Larry King Live1995-2007TV SeriesHerself
Le Cirque: A Table in Heaven2007DocumentaryHerself
Entertainment Tonight2007TV SeriesHerself
American Experience1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Mike Wallace Remembers1997TV MovieHerself
Biography1997TV Series documentaryHerself
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's1997DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Inside the White House1995TV Movie documentaryHerself - 1981-1989
Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick1995DocumentaryHerself
1993 Environmental Media Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
This Morning1989TV SeriesHerself
A Conversation with Dinah1989TV SeriesHerself
Stand-Up Reagan1989ShortHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1988TV SpecialHerself
Christmas in Washington1988TV SpecialHerself
The Flintstone Kids' Just Say No Special1988TV MovieHerself
In Performance at the White House: A Salute to Broadway - The Shows1988TV MovieHerself
America's Tribute to Bob Hope1988TV Movie documentaryHerself
All Star Gala at Ford's Theatre1987TV MovieHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1987TV Special documentaryHerself
James Stewart: A Wonderful Life - Hosted by Johnny Carson1987TV MovieHerself
In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to American Music - Rodgers and Hart1987TV MovieHerself - Host
Great Performances1987TV SeriesHerself
Good Morning America1980-1987TV SeriesHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1986TV Movie documentaryHerself
Liberty Weekend1986TV Special documentaryHerself
All-Star Salute to Ford's Theater1986TV MovieHerself - Guest
One to Grow On1986TV Series shortHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1985TV SpecialHerself
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan1985TV SpecialHerself
50th Presidential Inaugural Gala1985TV MovieHerself
CBS Early Morning News1984TV SeriesHerself
Hour Magazine1984TV SeriesHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1983TV Special documentaryHerself
The Chemical People1983TV MovieHerself (as Mrs. Nancy Reagan)
The Merv Griffin Show1983TV SeriesHerself - First Lady
The President's Command Performance1983TV MovieHerself
Diff'rent Strokes1983TV SeriesHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1982TV SpecialHerself
Great Vibes! Lionel Hampton & Friends1982TV MovieHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1981TV Special documentaryHerself
The Barbara Walters Summer Special1981TV SeriesHerself
All-Star Celebration Opening the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum1981TV MovieHerself
NBC White Paper1981TV Series documentaryHerself
The David Letterman Show1980TV SeriesHerself
Today1980TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1980TV SeriesHerself - US First Lady
V.I.P.-Schaukel1975TV Series documentaryHerself
Dean's Place1975TV MovieHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney1974TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Dean Martin Show1973TV SeriesHerself
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford1973TV Special documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1969-1972TV SeriesHerself
The David Frost Show1970TV SeriesHerself
The Joey Bishop Show1968TV SeriesHerself
The 39th Annual Academy Awards1967TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
General Electric Theater1956-1960TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Commercials
The Dark Wave1956Documentary short as Nancy Davis
The 26th Annual Academy Awards1954TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Ezio Pinza Show1952TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Outlaw Comic: The Censoring of Bill Hicks2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Tupac: Resurrection2003DocumentaryHerself
Guts and Glory2002Video shortHerself
Timeshift2002TV Series documentaryHerself - 'Just Say No' Campaigner
Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Air Force One2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
Commanding Heights: The Battle for the World Economy2002TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Family Fundamentals2002DocumentaryHerself - First Lady
Prince of Wales: Kings in Waiting2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
Hooked: Illegal Drugs & How They Got That Way - Cocaine, the Third Scourge2000TV Movie documentaryHerself
Challenger: Go for Launch2000TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Grass1999DocumentaryHerself
Killer Sun1999TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Cold War1998TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The Second Civil War1997TV MovieHerself - At Statue of Liberty Re-dedication
Nixon1995Herself - Attending Nixon Funeral (uncredited)
Battle for the Soul of Russia1992DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Stalking the President: A History of American Assassins1992DocumentaryHerself - with Husband After Assassination Attempt
The Panama Deception1992DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Memories of 1970-19911991TV Series documentaryHerself
Hollywood Remembers: Myrna Loy - So Nice to Come Home to1991TV Movie documentaryHerself
Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol1990DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Berkeley in the Sixties1990DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Rock 'n' Roll Years1986TV SeriesHerself
Salvador1986Herself (uncredited)
Margret Dünser, auf der Suche nach den Besonderen1981TV Movie documentaryHerself
Showtime Looks at 19811981TV Movie documentaryHerself - First Lady
Mondo Hollywood1967DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story1951Documentary as Nancy Davis
Untitled Ronald Reagan DocumentaryDocumentary pre-productionHerself
HyperNormalisation2016DocumentaryHerself - Ronald Reagan's Wife
Independent Lens2016TV Series documentaryHerself
How to Win the US Presidency2016DocumentaryHerself
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - First Lady
Entertainment Tonight2007-2016TV SeriesHerself
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
PBS NewsHour2016TV SeriesHerself - 2011 Interview
Zero Days2016DocumentaryHerself
The Making of Trump2015TV Movie documentaryHerself
Sinatra: All or Nothing at All2015TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
The Culture High2014Documentary
Escobar: Paradise Lost2014Herself (uncredited)
Täuschung - Die Methode Reagan2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Codes and Conspiracies2014TV Series documentaryHerself
Crimes of the Century2013TV Mini-SeriesHerself - First Lady
Plot for Peace2013DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The '80s: The Decade That Made Us2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Our Nixon2013DocumentaryHerself
The Untold History of the United States2012TV Series documentaryHerself
60 Minutes2003-2012TV Series documentaryHerself - First Lady / Herself / Herself (segment "Mike")
Inside Comedy2012TV SeriesHerself
The House I Live In2012DocumentaryHerself
Vito2011DocumentaryHerself
Reagan2011DocumentaryHerself
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood2010TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Marijuana: A Chronic History2010TV MovieHerself
Mutter Teresa - Heilige der Dunkelheit2010TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Special Relationship2010TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
50 años de2009TV SeriesHerself
30 for 302009TV Series documentaryHerself
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel2009DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Capitalism: A Love Story2009DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Outrage2009/IDocumentaryHerself
Memòries de la tele2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
White House Revealed2009TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Shock Doctrine2009DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Biography2009TV Series documentaryHerself
Verdens morsomste mand2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The American Future: A History2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
President Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Thatcher2008Video documentaryHerself (uncredited)
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHerself
La Coupe Stanley2008TV Movie documentaryElle-même
E! True Hollywood Story2006-2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project2007DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Balls of Fury2007Herself (uncredited)
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesHerself
Manufacturing Dissent2007DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHerself
The Curse of Superman2006TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
A/k/a Tommy Chong2006DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
The Drug Years2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
20 to 12005-2006TV Series documentaryHerself
American Hardcore2006DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)
Challenger: The Untold Story2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
80s2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Michael Jackson's Boys2005TV Movie documentaryHerself (uncredited)
Husker du...2004TV Series documentaryHerself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Modern Marvels2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Imelda2003DocumentaryHerself (uncredited)

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