Sandy Duncan

Actor, Singer, Dancer
Forever known, fairly or not, as a perky, pixie-cut performer, Sandy Duncan earned Tony nominations for her wonderful theatrical turns in "Canterbury Tales," "The Boy Friend" and "Peter Pan. " The epitome of ... Read more »
Born: 02/20/1946 in Henderson, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (55)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Never Again 2002 (Movie)

Natasha (Actor)

Championship Ballroom Dancing (2001) 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Championship Ballroom Dancing 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Love Letter to New York 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Championship Ballroom Dancing (1999) 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Gail Sheehy's New Passages 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Law & Order 1995 - 1996 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Swan Princess 1994 (Movie)

of Queen Uberta (Voice)

In a New Light 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Rock-a-Doodle 1992 (Movie)

of Peepers (Voice)

CBS Comedy Bloopers II 1990 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

The Hogan Family 1985 - 1991 (TV Show)

Actor

My Boyfriend's Back 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1990 Miss Teen USA Pageant 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 44th Annual Tony Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Performer

At Rona's 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Act II 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 14th Annual People's Choice Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

Search For Tomorrow 1951 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Texas 150: A Celebration Special 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1986 Miss Universe Pageant 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The 40th Annual Tony Awards 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Performer

The All-Star Salute to Ford's Theatre 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Night of 100 Stars II 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Parade of Stars 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

100 Years of Golden Hits 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

The Fox and the Hound 1981 (Movie)

of Vixey (Voice)

Doug Henning's World of Magic 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

The Cat From Outer Space 1978 (Movie)

Dr Liz Bartlett (Actor)

The Funny World of Fred & Bunni 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Bing!... A 50th Anniversary Gala 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Christmas in Disneyland 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Perry Como's Music From Hollywood 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebration: The American Spirit 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Happy Birthday, America 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rich Little Show 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Bing Crosby and His Friends 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Opryland USA -- 1975 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

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The Sandy Duncan Show 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Sandy in Disneyland 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

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The Burt Bacharach Special 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Keep U.S. Beautiful 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

The Sandy Duncan Show 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Funny Face 1971 - 1972 (TV Show)

Actor

$1,000,000 Duck 1970 (Movie)

Katie Dooley (Actor)

Star Spangled Girl 1970 (Movie)

Amy Cooper (Actor)

Irving Berlin's America (TV Show)

Actor

Miracle on I-880 (TV Show)

Actor

Pinocchio (TV Show)

Actor

Roots (TV Show)

Actor

The Six-Million-Dollar Man (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Forever known, fairly or not, as a perky, pixie-cut performer, Sandy Duncan earned Tony nominations for her wonderful theatrical turns in "Canterbury Tales," "The Boy Friend" and "Peter Pan. " The epitome of all-American charm, Duncan shined in such fluff as "Million Dollar Duck" (1971) and "Star Spangled Girl" (1971) and received an Emmy nomination for starring in "Funny Face" (CBS, 1971). That series became "The Sandy Duncan Show" (CBS, 1972) after filming was suspended while she underwent surgery for a tumor, which left her without vision in one eye. So pervasive was the subsequent urban legend that Duncan had a prosthetic eye, that the joke was referenced, decades later, most notably on "Family Guy" (Fox, 1999-2002; 2005- ). Although she earned another Emmy nomination for a powerful dramatic turn in the miniseries "Roots" (ABC, 1977), Duncan seemed more comfortable in featherweight family fare like "The Cat from Outer Space" (1978); animated projects like "The Fox and the Hound" (1981), "My Little Pony 'n Friends" (syndicated, 1984-87), and "The Swan Princess" (1994); and a ubiquitous series of Wheat Thins commercials. Her highest-profile screen role, however, came when she controversially replaced Valerie Harper as the sunny matriarch of the retooled "The Hogan Family," formerly known as "Valerie" and "Valerie's Family" (NBC, 1986-1990; CBS, 1990-91). Artistically gifted and endlessly charismatic, Sandy Duncan achieved pop culture immortality based more on the strength of her persona and her body of work than on any one role in particular.

Relationships

Mancil Ray Duncan

Father

Sylvia Wynne Duncan

Mother

Thomas Calcaterra

Husband
married in 1973 divorced in 1979 was Duncan's ophthalmologist

Don Correia

Husband
married on July 21, 1980 third husband

Jeffrey Correia

Son
born c. 1982 appeared with Duncan in TV commercials for Wheat Thins

Michael Correia

Son
born c. 1984 appeared with Duncan in TV commercials for Wheat Thins

Bruce Scott

Husband
married on September 5, 1968 divorced in 1972

EDUCATION

Lon Morris College

Jacksonville , Texas

Milestones

2002

Toured in "NY Loves America"

1999

Assumed role of Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of "Chicago"

1998

Announced to co-star with Tommy Tune in stage adaptation of "Easter Parade"; production later cancelled

1994

Provided the voice of the Queen in the animated feature "The Swan Princess"

1989

Made first TV movie, "My Boyfriend's Back" (NBC)

1985

Toured opposite Tommy Tune in the Gershwin musical "My One and Only"

1984

Headlined the stage musical "5, 6, 7, 8 . . . Dance!"; performed at Radio City Music Hall

1981

Provided a character voice for the Disney animated film "The Fox and the Hound"

1979

Played "Peter Pan" in stage tour and on Broadway; third Tony nomination

1977

Co-starred in miniseries "Roots" (ABC); garnered second Emmy nomination

1976

Appeared in the Los Angeles stage production "Vanities"

1972

Headlined a revamped sitcom "The Sandy Duncan Show" (CBS)

1970

Played title role in the film version of Neil Simon's play "The Star-Spangled Girl"

1970

Feature film debut in "The $1,000,000 Duck"

1970

Primetime TV debut in episode of "Bonanza" (NBC)

1970

Starred in the CSB sitcom "Funny Face"; earned Emmy nomination

1969

Breakthrough stage role, the lead in the revival of "The Boy Friend"; earned second Tony nomination

1968

Earned first Tony nomination for her featured role in the musical "Canterbury Tales"

1965

Broadway debut in "The Music Man"

1958

Made stage debut in Dallas, TX, production of "The King and I"

Had regular role on the CBS soap opera "Search for Tomorrow"

Was featured in the TV advertising campaign for Nabisco's Wheat Thins crackers

Began appearing in TV commercials

Played Aunt Sandy Hogan on "Valerie's Family/The Hogan Family" (NBC 1987-1990; CBS 1990)

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