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Nancy Addison


Nancy Addison is ...


Born 21 March 1946 in New York City
Died 18 June 2002
Age 56 years, 3 months
Cause cancer

Sex or gender female
Country of citizenship United States of America
Manner of death natural causes
Occupation actor, stage actor, television actor and film actor

About Nancy Addison

Nancy Addison: The Actress Who Defied the Odds

Nancy Addison was born on March 21, 1946, in New York City. She grew up in a family of artists and performers, and from a young age, she knew that she wanted to be an actress. Despite facing numerous obstacles and setbacks, Addison never gave up on her dream.

Addison began her career in the 1960s, appearing in small roles in films and television shows. She gained recognition for her work in the 1970s, when she starred in the hit television series "Cagney & Lacey." Addison played the role of Gwen, a tough and independent police officer, and her performance earned her critical acclaim and a loyal fan base.

Despite her success, Addison faced numerous challenges throughout her career. She struggled with addiction and mental health issues, and she often found it difficult to find work as an older actress. However, she never gave up on her passion for acting, and she continued to work in the industry until her death in 2002.

Addison's legacy lives on through her work and her impact on the industry. She was a trailblazer for women in television, and she inspired countless young actresses to pursue their dreams. Her dedication to her craft and her refusal to give up in the face of adversity make her a true icon of the entertainment industry.


- "Nancy Addison, 56, Actress on 'Cagney & Lacey'" The New York Times, June 23, 2002.

- "Nancy Addison: A Life in Pictures" Rolling Stone, July 1, 2002.

- "Remembering Nancy Addison: The Actress Who Defied the Odds" Entertainment Weekly, June 25, 2020.

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