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Nancy Walker

Director, Performer
( b. May 10, 1921 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - d. Mar 25, 1992 Studio City, California, USA ) Female
Also known as: Anna Myrtle Swoyer [Birthname]
Relations: Daughter of Dewey Barto
Sister of Betty Lou Barto
Wife of Gar Moore (1948 - 1949) divorced
Wife of David Craig (1951 - 1992) her death
When auditioning for Best Foot Forward, George Abbott thought she was an actress named Helen Walker auditioning for a bit part. She got the part and it was rewritten into a starring role for her. She kept the name "Walker."



Productions Date of Productions
The Cocktail Party
[Play, Drama, Revival]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker [Julia]
Oct 07, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
The Cherry Orchard
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker [Sharlotta Ivanovna]
Mar 19, 1968 - Jun 22, 1968
UTBU
[Play, Comedy, Original]
  • Directed by Nancy Walker
Jan 04, 1966 - Jan 08, 1966
Folies Bergère [1964]
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker [Manneqiun]
Jun 02, 1964 - Nov 14, 1964
Do Re Mi
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker [Kay Cram]
Dec 26, 1960 - Jan 13, 1962
The Girls Against the Boys
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker [Essie, She, Wife]
Nov 02, 1959 - Nov 14, 1959
Copper and Brass
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker [Katey O'Shea]
Oct 17, 1957 - Nov 16, 1957
Fallen Angels
[Play, Comedy, Revival]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker [Julia Starbuck]
Jan 17, 1956 - Aug 11, 1956
Phoenix '55
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker ["Tomorrow Is Here" Performer, Millie Wubble, "Down to the Sea" Performer, The Maiden, Chickie Popjoy, "A Funny Heart" Performer, Annie Snodgrass, "Finale" Performer]
May 23, 1955 - Jul 17, 1955
Pal Joey
[Musical, Comedy, Revival]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker
    • Gladys Bumps - Replacement
Jan 03, 1952 - Apr 18, 1953
Along Fifth Avenue
[Musical, Revue, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker ["Fifth Avenue" Ensemble, Miss Herkimer, "Santo Dinero" Performer, Counter Girl, "Chant D'Amour" Singer, "Vacation in the Store" Performer, Daisy, "If This Is Glamour!" Singer]
Jan 13, 1949 - Jun 18, 1949
Look, Ma, I'm Dancin'!
[Musical, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker [Lily Malloy]
Jan 29, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948
Barefoot Boy With Cheek
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker [Yetta Samovar]
Apr 03, 1947 - Jul 05, 1947
On the Town
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Starring: Nancy Walker [Hildy Esterhazy]
Dec 28, 1944 - Feb 02, 1946
Best Foot Forward
[Musical, Comedy, Original]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker [Blind Date]
Oct 01, 1941 - Jul 04, 1942
Special Events Date of Special Events
Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
[Special, Benefit, Original]
  • Performer: Nancy Walker [Performer]
Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973
1961 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Musical
 Do Re Mi [nominee]
Starring: Nancy Walker
1956 Tony Award® Best Actress in a Musical
 Phoenix '55 [nominee]
Starring: Nancy Walker
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