Nancy Lee Grahn Bio

(Alexis, GH)


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

Update: GH Stars In Twitter Dispute   Jan 14, 2013

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

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GH's Ainsworth, Grahn Speak Out On Kristina Recast   Apr 18, 2012

After yesterday's announcement that GH will welcome daytime newbie Lindsey Morgan the week of May 21 as...

Kin Shriner: Next Stop GH?   Mar 5, 2012

Nancy Lee Grahn (Alexis, GH) revealed on Facebook that Kin Shriner (ex-Scott, GH...

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