Nancy Allen is a famous American actress. She rose to stardom in the entertainment industry for playing the recurring role of Anne Lewis in the American science-fiction, action movie series Robocop. With her debut performance during the 1960s, she has been active as an actress until the late 2000s. She has also won numerous award nominations, including the Golden Globe Award nominations in her professional career as an actress. Please stick with us to know more about the actress and her rise to prominence.

Quick Info 
Full NameNancy Anne Allen
Date of Brith24 June 1950
Place of BirthBronx, New York, United States of America
Age71 years old
Zodiac SignCancer
OccupationActress
Mother's NameFlorence Allen
Father's NameEugene Allen
Siblings2 Elder Siblings
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
ReligionChristianity
EducationAcademy of Mount Saint Ursula
High School of Performing Arts
Jose Quintano's School for Young Professionals
Height5 feet 6 inches (1.67m/167cm)
Weight56kg (123lbs)
Body Measurements34-27-35 inches
Eyes ColorHazel
Hair ColorBlonde
SpouseBrian De Palma (1979-1984)
Michael Pare (1984-1985)
Craig Shoemaker (1992-1993)
Randy Bailey (1998-2007)
Net Worth$2 million (estimated)

Early Life and Family Details

Nancy Allen’s full name is Nancy Anne Allen. She was born on 24 June 1950 in the city of Bronx, New York, the United States of America. She was raised under the love and guidance of her mother, Florence Allen, and her father, Eugene Allen. She has not revealed what her mother does for a living, but we do know that her father is a New York-based police lieutenant. She is the youngest child of her parents, and she grew up alongside two elder siblings. Unfortunately, she has also not publicly talked about the identity details of her siblings at the moment. Besides this, she is currently 71 years old with the zodiac sign of Cancer.

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Nancy and her mother.
Image Source: Nancy’s Instagram

Nancy Allen is an American by nationality, and she belongs to mixed ethnicity. However, the details of her ancestry are currently not available. Speaking about her religion, she is a Christian, and she practices Christianity as her religion. Growing up, she was a very shy child. In order to overcome her shyness, her mother enrolled her at a dance school when she was just four years old. She was a student of the Academy of Mount Saint Ursula. Here, she developed an interest in modern dance.

Nancy’s family then relocated to Yonkers, where she decided to pursue a career in dancing. She took dancing lessons at the High School of Performing Arts for a year. In a podcast called Vicki Abelson’s The Road Taken, she states she realized that dancing would not be enough to make a living. She then started her journey with Jose Quintano’s School for Young Professionals.

Physical Stats

Nancy Allen stands at the height of 5 feet and 6 inches (1.67m/167cm) tall, and she weighs around 56kg (123lbs). However, despite her age, the 71-year-old actress has a well-maintained body figure, with a body measurement of 34-27-35 inches. In addition to this, she looks beautiful with a pair of hazel eyes color. Likewise, she has blonde hair color.

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Professional Career

Nancy Allen gave her debut performance in the year 1973. It was her breakthrough performance as people immediately noticed her talents. She portrayed Nancy in the American comedy-drama movie, The Last Detail, directed by the late American director and editor, Hal Ashby. She has appeared in many of Brian De Palma’s films in the initial days of her professional career. He is an American movie director and a screenwriter who has been in the business for half a century. Nancy’s first movie with the director was in 1976 when she played the role of Christine Hargensen in the supernatural horror movie Carrie.

Following this, Nancy began working with Brian and appeared in many of his movies, including Home Movies and Dress To Kill. One of her most notable roles was when she landed the recurring role of Officer Anne Lewis in the 1987 American science fiction action movie RoboCop. She went on to play this role again and again in two installments of the film in 1990 and 1993. Her most recent work in the movie industry came in 2020. She appeared in the documentary movie called In Search of Darkness: Part 2.

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Nancy in Robocop.
Image Source: Nancy’s Instagram

Likewise, Nancy Allen has also been a prominent figure on television. While she has not had a lot of roles on television as she had in movies, she has certainly stolen a lot of attention towards herself. For example, she played the recurring role of Paula James in the television soap opera, Another World, from 1983 to 1984. Furthermore, she has also appeared on numerous television shows like Touched by an Angel in 1994 and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit in 2003.

Talking about the veteran actress’ presence on social media platforms, she is socially very active. Her official Instagram account (@nancyallen624) currently has over 5.9 thousand followers. Likewise, she has over 5.8 thousand followers on her Twitter account (@RealNancyAllen). In addition to this, she is also available on Facebook (@nancyallen01) with over 7.4 thousand followers.

Where is Nancy Allen Now?

Nancy Allen is currently working as a public health advocate with the WeSPARK Cancer Support Center. The organization aims that provide free services and programs to ease the emotional and physical side effects of a cancer diagnosis on the patients. She began her journey with the organization after the doctors diagnosed a close friend of hers with Cancer. She has since been working as the executive director for the organization.

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Love Life and Spouse

Nancy Allen has experienced three failed marriages in her life. Her first husband was the director, Brian De Palma. They married in 1979 and worked on different movies before separating in 1984. Following her first divorce, she dated the American actor Michael Pare for a year, from 1984 to 1985. She then married stand-up comedian and actor Craig Shoemaker for the second time in 1992.

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Image Source: Nancy’s Instagram

Unfortunately, they could not sustain their relationship for long as they parted ways after a single year of togetherness. Nancy Allen married for the third time in 1998. She tied her knots with her third husband, and his name is Randy Bailey. Unfortunately, they parted ways on 17 May 2007. Since then, she has lived a single life and worked in charity.

Net Worth of Nancy Allen

Nancy has had a successful career as an actress, and she has also played a lot of significant roles in her professional career. She has also garnered a lot of fame, name, and fortune throughout her professional career. In addition to this, she also makes a decent amount of fortune through her career as an executive director. As of 2021, she has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.

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