Biography

Nancy McKeon was born in Westbury, New York to Don and Barbara McKeon, began modeling baby clothes for the Sears catalog at the age of two and she and her brother did over sixty-five commercials in seven years. She appeared briefly on the soap operas "The Secret Storm" (1954), and "Another World" (1964). When her brother, Philip McKeon won a role on the TV series, "Alice" (1976), the family moved to Los Angeles.

Her first real acting break came when she did the short-lived TV series "Stone" (1979) and guested on "Starsky and Hutch" (1975). The producers of "The Facts of Life" (1979) were so impressed by Nancy's performance as the street-wise girl in a pilot called "Dusty", they decided to sign her to play Jo on "The Facts of Life". Nancy has starred in the television movies High School U.S.A. (1983) (TV), Poison Ivy, This Child Is Mine (1985) (TV), and Firefighter (1986) (TV). She provided the voices for animated shows like ABC Weekend Specials: Puppy's Great Adventure (1979).

Nancy McKeon was born in Westbury, New York to Don and Barbara McKeon, began modeling baby clothes for the Sears catalog at the age of two and she and her brother did over sixty-five commercials in seven years. She appeared briefly on the soap operas "The Secret Storm" (1954), and "Another World" (1964). When her brother, Philip McKeon won a role on the TV series, "Alice" (1976), the family moved to Los Angeles.

Her first real acting break came when she did the short-lived TV series "Stone" (1979) and guested on "Starsky and Hutch" (1975). The producers of "The Facts of Life" (1979) were so impressed by Nancy's performance as the street-wise girl in a pilot called "Dusty", they decided to sign her to play Jo on "The Facts of Life". Nancy has starred in the television movies High School U.S.A. (1983) (TV), Poison Ivy, This Child Is Mine (1985) (TV), and Firefighter (1986) (TV). She provided the voices for animated shows like ABC Weekend Specials: Puppy's Great Adventure (1979).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 38

Birthday 1966-04-04

Place of Birth Westbury, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2011 Love Begins as Millie
2009 Sonny with a Chance (5 episodes) as Connie Munroe
2006 Wild Hearts as Emily
2005 Dancing with the Stars (5 episodes) as Herself - Contestant
2004 Category 6: Day of Destruction as Amy Harkin
2003 Comfort and Joy as Jane Berry
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2001 The Division (88 episodes)
1997 In My Sister's Shadow as Joan Connor
1997 Just Write as Bride
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (2 episodes)
1995 Can't Hurry Love (19 episodes)
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode)
1994 Teresa's Tattoo as Sara
1993 Love, Honor & Obey: The Last Mafia Marriage as Rosalie Profaci Bonanno
1992 Where the Day Takes You as Vikki
1992 Baby Snatcher as Karen Williams
1991 The Lightning Incident as Martha
1989 A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story as Tracy Thurman
1987 Strange Voices as Nicole Glover
1987 The Facts of Life Down Under as Jo Polniaczek
1986 Firefighter as Cindy Fralick
1985 This Child Is Mine
1985 Poison Ivy as Rhonda Malone
1983 The Hitchhiker (1 episode) as Dawn Wilder
1983 High School U.S.A. as Beth Franklin
1982 The Facts of Life Goes to Paris as Jo Polniaczek
1982 Miss Switch to the Rescue as Ameila Matilda Daley
1981 Please Don't Hit Me, Mom as Nancy Parks
1980 Scruffy as Scruffy
1980 The Trouble with Miss Switch as Amelia Matilda Daley
1980 Stone (2 episodes)
1979 The Facts of Life (188 episodes) as Joanne Jo Polniaczek
1978 A Question of Love as Susan Moreland
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode) as Penny Barrett
1976 Battle of the Network Stars (1 episode)
1976 Alice (2 episodes)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)

Directing

2001 The Division (2 episodes)Director

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