Nancy Stafford has been having a smooth ride ever since she launched her mixed career. As an author, actress, and speaker, the beautiful American lady has recorded success both on and off the movie sets. Stafford means different things to different people due to the nature of her job but she is easily recognized for her roles on television.
As it is common with most superstars, the actress started out small, appearing as a guest on a daytime soap opera and later on many shows. Interestingly, Nancy previously worked as a model for a New York-based agency before she eventually had her breakthrough in the entertainment industry.
Who is Nancy Stafford and How Old is She?
The multi-talented lady was born on 5th June 1954, in Wilton Manors, Florida, in the United States of America. Her full name is Nancy Elizabeth Stafford and the name of her parents are Leslie Stafford and Marcia Stafford.
Her mom worked as a City Clerk for the City of Wilton Manors. Nancy has an older brother called Tracy Eugene Stafford (born 2nd January 1948). He served as Mayor of Wilton Manors, Florida, from 1986 to 1990 and later in the Florida House of Representatives for a decade (1990 to 2000).
Raised as a Southern Baptist, the actress is a practising Christian. She is a product of Ft. Lauderdale High School and the University of Florida from where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.
Sometime in the late ’70s, Nancy Stafford competed and won Miss Florida 1976, after which she competed with other contestants in the 1977 Miss America Pageant. The actress’s first job was as a public relations specialist after which she was signed by the New York-based firm Ford Model Agency as a model.
The year 1982 was when Elizabeth bagged her first acting role on the daytime soap opera The Doctors. Although she was a guest actress, Nancy portrayed double roles (as Adrienne/Felicia Hunt). She also made other guest appearances in shows like Who’s the Boss?, Baywatch, Remington Steele, ER, The Mentalist, Quantum Leap, Scarecrow and Mrs. King, Riptide, Hunter, Frasier, Magnum, P.I., Babylon 5.
The Florida native earned her career breakthrough in the television industry in the year 1983 when she scored her first regular role in St. Elsewhere. She portrayed the fictional character of Joan Halloran on the widely acclaimed NBC medical drama series. The actress thrilled St. Elsewhere’s viewers for two seasons and later made one more appearance in an episode of the series in the year 1986.
Stafford also featured in the ABC series Sidekicks from 1986 to 1987 and later as Michelle Thomas in the legal drama TV series, Matlock. Her role in the project lasted from 1987 to 1992 when she pulled out of the series following the relocation of its filming.
Not long after she terminated her contract on Matlock, Nancy made a switch to public speaking and subsequently hosted the 1990s talk show, Main Floor. This was followed by another event captioned: Love, Marriage and Stinkin’ Thinkin, which she hosted together with New York native Mark Gungor in the year 2008.
As a writer, Nancy has written a slew of Christian books including Mothers & Daughters Taking Your Adult Relationship to a Deeper Level (2006), The Wonder of His Love: A Journey into the Heart of God, and Beauty by the Book: Seeing Yourself as God Sees You.
Husband And Daughter
Nancy Stafford is happily married to Larry Myers and the pair has a daughter whose identity is yet to be disclosed. Larry is a pastor as well as a grandad. He tied the knot with his wife in the year 1989 and they’ve been living happily as husband and wife since then.
Details of Her Net Worth
Larry’s wife has not been doing badly ever since she launched her career. Although she is not the richest actress or author, Nancy boasts an impressive net worth of $5 million. However, she is yet to share the exact amount she makes per year as an actress, public speaker, and author.
How Tall is She?
Stafford’s height is quite ideal and befitting as well. As listed in her profile, the actress is 1.75 meters tall, which is proportional to 5 feet 9 inches. Unfortunately, there is no available information on her body measurements and weight.