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Nancy Travis Biography

Birth Name:
Nancy Ann Travis
Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Got her start acting in commercials, including ads for Twinkies and Levi's Jeans
  • A founding member of the New York City-based Naked Angels theater company
  • Made her Broadway debut in I'm Not Rappaport in the mid 1980s
  • First big-screen role came in the 1987 comedy Three Men and a Baby
  • Auditioned for Julia Roberts' role in 1990's Pretty Woman
  • Appeared on the sitcom Becker alongside her Three Men and a Baby costar Ted Danson
  • Voiced characters on the animated series Duckman, Superman and The Wild Thornberrys


  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: nominated