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Sandra Kay Duncan was born on 20 February 1946, in Henderson, Texas USA, and is a dancer, actress, comedian, and singer, best known for her performance in the Broadway revival of “Peter Pan” in the mid-‘70s. She was also part of the sitcom “The Hogan Family”, and all of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Sandy Duncan? As of late-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $5 million, mostly earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s been nominated multiple times, including two Golden Globe awards, two Emmy awards, and three Tony awards. All of her achievements have ensured the position of her wealth.
Sandy Duncan Net Worth $5 million
Sandy started her career at the young age of 12, becoming part of a local production of “The King and I”. In the late 1960s, she was selected to be part of a commercial for United California Bank, playing a bank teller, and she then became a part of the soap opera “Search for Tomorrow” in 1968. Two years later, she was starting to become popular, and would then appear in the Broadway revival of “The Boy Friend” which gained her excellent reviews, after which she made her film debut in the Disney film “The Million Dollar Duck”.
Afterwards, she would be cast in “Star Spangled Girl” as Amy Cooper, however, the film did not perform well in the box office.
In 1971, she became part of the sitcom “Funny Face” which had negative reviews except for Duncan who was the only exception in a poor show. While a part of the show, she had to undergo surgery which removed vision on her left eye, and afterwards she would help “Funny Face” reach higher ratings towards the end of its run, receiving an Emmy Award for her performance, and then returning the following year with “The Sandy Duncan Show”. The show didn’t last long, but she would then be cast in the television musical adaptation of “Pinocchio”.
She also made a guest appearance in the first season of “The Muppet Show”, before appearing in the miniseries “Roots” which got her another Emmy Award nomination, and boosted her net worth.
Sandy returned to Broadway, and performed there for many years including in the highly acclaimed “Peter Pan” which won her a lot of accolades. During this time, she would be nominated for three Tony Awards, and would then start to do voice work for “The Fox and the Hound”. She also voiced for a “My Little Pony” television special, and in 1998 appeared in “Barney and the Backyard Gang” videos. In 2003, she started appearing in the rotating cast of the production “Wit & Wisdom”, and also became one of the lead roles in “No, No, Nanette” and “Driving Miss Daisy” which played in 2009.
She has not stated any intention of retiring, and one of her latest productions is “Finding Neverland” which played during February 2016.
For her personal life, it is known that Sandy married actor Bruce Scott in 1968 and their marriage lasted for four years. In 1973, she married Dr. Thomas Calcaterra who was a consulting surgeon during her brain tumor surgery; the marriage ended in a 1979 divorce. Sandy married the much younger Don Correla in 1980; they have two sons. Duncan has a street in Taylorville, Illinois named after her.