Nancy Lee Grahn Bio

(Alexis, GH)

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BIRTHDATE: April 28
MARITAL STATUS: Single
CHILDREN: one daughter, Katherine Grace "Kate" (born 1998)
YEARS ON SHOW: 1996-present

Nancy Lee Grahn grew up in Skokie, Ill. When she was a teenager she developed an interest in acting, making her first stage appearance as a pony in a community theater production of Oklahoma. She went on to the University of Illinois and dove deeper into theatrical performances. Her first professional credit was starring in Guys and Dolls. She studied in New York and performed in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Barefoot in the Park, along with many other productions.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Favorite actresses are Meryl Streep and Katharine Hepburn.
  2. Parents were choreographers for their local community theater in Skokie, Ill.
  3. Starred on 7TH HEAVEN as Principal Russell from 1997-1999.
  4. Tied for the supporting actress Emmy in 1989 with Debbi Morgan (ex-Angie, AMC)
  5. Worked on the Al Gore campaign in the 2000 presidential election.
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Nancy Lee Grahn
NANCY LEE GRAHN DETAILS HER NEW ONLINE SHOW   Oct 1, 2014

Nancy Lee Grahn's (Alexis, GH) top-secret project for ABC.com is a little less mysterious now...

ALISON SWEENEY'S GH EPISODES BEGIN TODAY   Aug 15, 2014

Today marks Alison Sweeney's (Sami, DAYS) directorial debut at GH, and Digest...

NANCY LEE GRAHN RENEWS GH CONTRACT   May 22, 2014

Nancy Lee Grahn, who originated the role of GH's Alexis Davis in 1996, has renewed her...

Update: GH Stars In Twitter Dispute   Jan 14, 2013

Nancy Lee Grahn's (Alexis, GH) Twitter commentary during the Golden Globes included a...

GH's Nancy Lee Grahn: Her Belated Emmy Acceptance Speech   Jun 25, 2012

Honoring a previous commitment to visit her family in the Chicago area and to help her nephew fund-raise for the 9...

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