Sandy Duncan Biography
(Actress, Comedian and Dancer Known for Her Performances in the Broadway Revival of ‘Peter Pan’)
Birthday: February 20, 1946 (Pisces)
Born In: Henderson, Texas, United States
Sandra Kay "Sandy" Duncan is an American film, television, and theatre actress. She gained prominence for portraying the titular character in the 1979 Broadway revival of ‘Peter Pan’ and Sandy Hogan in NBC sitcom ‘Valerie’ or ‘The Hogan Family’. A Texas native, Duncan began her career in the entertainment industry when she was 12 years old. She later moved to New York and played Wendy in a production of ‘Peter Pan’. In the ensuing years, she established herself as one of the most prominent triple-threat performers (singer/dancer/actress) on Broadway. In 1964, she made her screen debut in CBS’ soap opera ‘Search for Tomorrow’. Five years later, she debuted on the big screen in ‘Midnight Cowboy’. Over the course of her six-decade-long career, Duncan has been nominated for Tony Awards three times, Emmy Awards twice, and Golden Globe Awards twice. Distinguished by her strawberry blond hair, perky personality, and inherent charm, she has appeared in over 40 stage productions; more than 20 TV shows, videos, movies, and miniseries; and about 16 feature films and shorts.