Nancy Travis age, net worth, husband, measurements, Wiki Bio

• Nancy Ann Travis is a 57-year old American theatre, film and television actress
• She is best known for her roles in “Three Men and a Baby”, “Air America”, “So I Married an Axe Murderer” and “Greedy”
• She is married to Robert Nathan Fried, a former CEO of Savoy Pictures, and has two sons
• She is 5ft 4ins (163cm tall) and weighs approximately 140lbs (64kgs)
• Her estimated net worth is $2 million

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth $1 million
Date Of Birth September 21, 1961, May 30, 1982
Spouse Robert N. Fried, Katherine de Jesús
Fact Has reunited with two of her 3 Men and a Baby (1987) co-stars on other projects. She was in the 2000 TV-movie Running Mates (2000) with Tom Selleck and was a series regular on Becker (1998) with Ted Danson.

Who is Nancy Travis?

Born on 21 September 1961, in New York City, USA, under the earth sign of Virgo, Nancy Ann Travis is a 57-year old American theatre, film and television actress. After starting her career by appearing in many off-Broadway productions, she landed her first on-screen lead role in ABC’s “Harem”, next to Omar Sharif. However, she is perhaps best known for her role as Sylvia Bennington in “Three Men and a Baby”, which ended up being a hit with audiences and critics alike. She also appeared in the film’s less successful sequel – “Three Men and a Little Lady”.

Her starring roles are numerous, with highlights being “Air America”, “So I Married an Axe Murderer” and “Greedy”. You may also know her as Vanessa from “Last Man Standing”. With numerous lead and supporting roles over the years, Nancy has remained relevant and has fans in almost every generation. Currently, she’s working with Michael Douglas on “The Kominsky Method” on Netflix.

Early Life and Education: Moving Around a Lot

Nancy was raised by Gordon Travis, a successful sales executive, and Theresa, a social worker. From an early age, her parents taught her the value of hard work and persistence. ‘My dad used to take me to work as a kid’, recalls Travis.

‘I didn’t quite understand the concept of effort at first, but when I saw how hard he worked at his desk, I realized that food doesn’t just magically appear on the table.’ The family moved around a lot because of her father’s work obligations, so Nancy spent most of her childhood in Boston, Massachusetts and Baltimore, Maryland. As for her education, she attended an unspecified high school in Baltimore, from which she graduated in 1979. Afterwards, she returned to her birthplace and enrolled at New York University to study drama – since she was young, she harbored a passion for acting, especially when it came to stage productions. In 1983, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree, and then focused on acting as a full-time job. After college, she attended several courses, and even specialized in improvisational comedy, tragedies, and many other sub-genres of the acting profession.

Nancy Travis

Career as a Theatre Actress

Travis’ first job after graduation was at the American Jewish Theatre in New York. She was a part of several successful off-Broadway plays, some of which are still remembered as classics by fans and critics alike. Afterwards, she joined the national tour of “Brighton Beach Memoirs”, a play by Neil Simon. Even though most people know her for her roles in films and TV series, Nancy has maintained an unbreakable bond with her first love – the stage. She is one of the founders of Naked Angels, an off-Broadway theatre company, which specializes in helping young actors gain experience through modern adaptations of classic plays. Her most notable plays are “Aven-U-Boys”, “My Children, My Africa” and “I’m Not Rappaport”.

1980s: Harem, ABC Afterschool Specials, 3 Men and a Many and More

Nancy’s official debut came in 1985, with “Malice in Wonderland”, in which she played Anne. Afterwards, she appeared in “ABC Afterschool Specials” before landing her first lead role in “Harem”. Critics loved the performance of the then-24-year-old Travis, and predicted a bright future for her. In the 1980s, she mainly focused on TV shows and small-time series, but then her breakthrough role as Sylvia in “3 Men and a Baby” was voted as one of the best performances of the entire decade. Even though the film was a comedy, fans loved her versatility, and experts noticed that her classical training came in handy, allowing her to adapt to any role or demand from the director/producer. She finished the decade off with “Married to the Mob”, and “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”.

1990s and 2000s: A True Star

In 1990, Travis showed that she wasn’t messing around, with appearances in “Loose Cannons”, “Air America” and “Internal Affairs”, a trio of successful movies which set the tone for the rest of the decade, in which she had several more important roles. The most significant were “Passed Away”, “Chaplin”, “So I Married an Axe Murderer”, “Greedy” and “Fluke”. She wasn’t devoted to chasing recurring roles in TV shows, which paid off in the first ten years of her career. However, she decided to try her hand once more by taking on the part of Bernice/Beatrice in “Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man”, appearing in 67 episodes and revealing a new dimension to her acting skills.

We could also see her in “Almost Perfect”, where Kim Cooper, her character, became an instant fan favorite. In addition to several smaller roles and voice acting gigs, Nancy ended the decade with another strong role as Julie Better in “Work with Me”. The 2000s saw Travis pick her roles more carefully, with less appearances in total, but still a lot of critically acclaimed performances. “The Bill Engvall Show” and “Becker” both featured her for 30+ episodes.

2010s: Still Great

The first part of this decade saw Nancy take on smaller parts in popular shows; we saw her in “Desperate Housewives”, “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Hart of Dixie”. For eight years she played Vanessa Baxter in “Last Man Standing”, which many consider to be her best and most consistent role.

Upon leaving the show, she decided to leave a mark on Netflix by playing Kisa in “The Kominsky Method”, which featured an older Michael Douglas playing a struggling acting coach. She has several movies and guest appearances planned, so 2020 will be another busy year for her.

Personal Life; Is Nancy Travis Married? Does She Have Children?

Nancy Travis is married to renowned producer, studio executive and entrepreneur Robert Nathan Fried. The two met while working together in 1993, and tied the knot in 1994. He is the former CEO of Savoy Pictures, in addition to holding high positions in Columbia Picture and 20th Century Fox. He is considered to be one of the most powerful men in show business. Nancy and Robert have two sons named Benjamin and Jeremy.

Body Measurements: How Tall is Nancy Travis?

Nancy Travis is 5ft 4ins (163cm tall), weighs approximately 140lbs (64kgs), and has an hourglass figure, as evident by her vital statistics of 36-27-38.

Net Worth: How Rich is Nancy Travis?

Nancy Travis has a net worth of $2 million, as of August 2019, accumulated by working in show business for almost four decades. Given the fact that she’s still active, we might see this number rise in the near future.

General Info

Full Name Nancy Travis
Net Worth $1 million
Date Of Birth September 21, 1961, May 30, 1982
Profession Singer
Nationality American


Spouse Robert N. Fried, Katherine de Jesús
Parents Theresa Travis, Gordon Travis


Nominations Billboard Latin Music Award for Latin Rhythm Album of the Year, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, World Music Award for World’s Best Male Artist, El Doctorado, Mi Amor Es Pobre, Solos
Movies So I Married an Axe Murderer, Internal Affairs, Three Men and a Baby, Three Men and a Little Lady, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Air America, Loose Cannons, The Vanishing, Destiny Turns on the Radio, Bogus, The Jane Austen Book Club, Auggie Rose, Fluke, My Last Love, Chaplin, The Pregnancy …

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1 (On reuniting with Ted Danson while shooting Becker (1998)): I walked in and he just gave me this huge hug like no time had passed.





Title Year Status Character
Bernard and Huey filming
Last Man Standing 2011-2016 TV Series Vanessa Baxter
The Submarine Kid 2015 Mrs. Koll
Dissonance 2014/II Short Bobbi
Squatters 2014 Video Carol
Hart of Dixie 2011 TV Series Emmeline Hattenbarger
How I Met Your Mother 2011 TV Series Cheryl
Grey’s Anatomy 2011 TV Series Allison Baker
A Walk in My Shoes 2010 TV Movie Trish Fahey
Desperate Housewives 2010 TV Series Dr. Mary Wagner
Pregnancy Pact 2010 TV Movie Lorraine Dougan
The Bill Engvall Show 2007-2009 TV Series Susan Pearson
Safe Harbor 2009 TV Movie Robbie
Numb3rs 2009 TV Series Jane Karellen
Medium 2008 TV Series Laura Swenson
Sally 2007 Short Sally
The Jane Austen Book Club 2007 Cat
The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker 2007 TV Movie April Brenner
Boys Life 2006 TV Series
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2005 Lydia Rodman
Talk Show Diaries 2005 TV Movie Windsor
Becker 2002-2004 TV Series Chris Connor
Rose Red 2002 TV Mini-Series Prof. Joyce Reardon
The Wild Thornberrys 2000 TV Series Cat
Running Mates 2000 TV Movie Jennifer ‘Jenny’ Pryce
Auggie Rose 2000 Carol
Work with Me 1999-2000 TV Series Julie Better
My Last Love 1999 TV Movie Susan Morton
Superman 1998 TV Series Darci Mason
Almost Perfect 1995-1997 TV Series Kim Cooper
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man 1994-1997 TV Series Bernice
Bernice (Character)
Gun 1997 TV Series Diane Esheo
Duckman 1997 Video Game voice
Bogus 1996 Lorraine Franklin
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest 1996 TV Series Spencer
Cybill 1996 TV Series Casting Director
Lieberman in Love 1995 Short Kate
Body Language 1995 TV Movie Atty. Theresa Janice ‘T.J.’ Harlow
Fluke 1995 Carol Johnson
Destiny Turns on the Radio 1995 Lucille
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters 1995 TV Series Grelch
Greedy 1994 Robin
Fallen Angels 1993 TV Series Bette Allison
So I Married an Axe Murderer 1993 Harriet Michaels
The Vanishing 1993 Rita Baker
Chaplin 1992 Joan Barry
Passed Away 1992 Cassie Slocombe
3 Men and a Little Lady 1990 Sylvia
Air America 1990 Corinne Landreaux
Loose Cannons 1990 Riva
Internal Affairs 1990 Kathleen Avilla
How Much Is Really True? 1989 Short
I’ll Be Home for Christmas 1988 TV Movie Leah Bundy
Eight Men Out 1988 Lyra Williams
Married to the Mob 1988 Karen Lutnick
3 Men and a Baby 1987 Sylvia Bennington
Tales from the Darkside 1987 TV Series Laura
Worlds Beyond 1987 TV Series Sally
Spenser: For Hire 1986 TV Series Maggie Ellis
Harem 1986 TV Movie Jessica Grey
ABC Afterschool Specials 1985 TV Series Judy
Malice in Wonderland 1985 TV Movie Ann


Title Year Status Character
Work with Me 1999 TV Series co-executive producer
My Last Love 1999 TV Movie producer


Title Year Status Character
The Bill Engvall Show 2007 TV Series performer – 1 episode


Title Year Status Character
The Greatest 80s Movies 2014 TV Movie documentary Herself / Sylvia
Home & Family 2013 TV Series Herself – Guest
The Talk 2012 TV Series Herself
The Chew 2011 TV Series Herself – Guest
The View 2011 TV Series Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2008 TV Series Herself
The 29th Annual People’s Choice Awards 2003 TV Special Herself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 1999-2002 TV Series Herself
The Rosie O’Donnell Show 1996-1999 TV Series Herself
Late Night with Conan O’Brien 1996 TV Series Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1995-1996 TV Series Herself
Night of About 14 CBS Stars 1996 TV Movie Herself
Late Show with David Letterman 1995 TV Series Herself
The Movie Awards 1991 TV Movie documentary Herself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1990 TV Series Herself
The Joan Rivers Show 1990 TV Series Herself


Nominated Awards

Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie
2008 Prism Award Prism Awards Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker (2007)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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