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Encyclopedia > Sandy Duncan
Sandy Duncan
Birth name Sandra Kay Duncan
Born February 20, 1946 (1946-02-20) (age 61)
Henderson, Texas,
Flag of the United States United States
Spouse(s) Don Correia (1980-present)
Dr. Thomas Calcaterra (1973-1979)
Bruce Scott (1968-1972)

Sandra Kay "Sandy" Duncan (born February 20, 1946) is an American singer and actress of stage and television. Her most notable trademarks are her pixie blonde hairdo and her perky demeanor. She was born in Henderson, Texas. Among her most prominent roles is playing Sandy Hogan on the sitcom The Hogan Family. is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Henderson is a city located in Rusk County, Texas. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Pixies (or Piskies as they are sometimes known in Cornwall) are mythical creatures of folklore, considered to be particularly concentrated in the areas around Devon and Cornwall, suggesting some Celtic origin for the belief and name. ... Henderson is a city located in Rusk County, Texas. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... The Hogan Family was an American television situation comedy that aired from March 1, 1986 to July 20, 1991. ...


A brilliant dancer, she also captivated Broadway audiences with her engaging personality. In 1970, she was named one of the "most promising faces of tomorrow" by TIME magazine. In 1971, she starred in the television series Funny Face (later renamed The Sandy Duncan Show). Her performance as Missy Anne Reynolds in the miniseries Roots earned her an Emmy Award nomination. In 1976, she was a guest star in an episode of the first season of The Muppet Show. It was then that she went back to Broadway for many years. Notable performances include her 1979 stint as the title role in Peter Pan, My One and Only, and Chicago. Look up time in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... This series is unrelated, other than by coincidence of name, to the 1957 musical film Funny Face. ... Funny Face and The Sandy Duncan Show were two short-lived sitcoms aired by CBS starring Sandy Duncan as part of its 1971 and 1972 fall lineups, respectively. ... Roots is a 1977 American television miniseries based on Alex Haleys work Roots: The Saga of an American Family, his critically acclaimed genealogical novel. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Muppet Show was a television program featuring a cast of Muppets (diverse hand-operated puppets, typically with oversized eyes and large moving mouths) produced by Jim Henson and his team from 1976 to 1981. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... This article is about the play by J.M. Barrie. ... Chicago is a Kander and Ebb musical set in prohibition era Chicago. ...


She has also been nominated for a Tony Award three times: as Best Supporting or Featured Actress (Musical), in 1969 for Canterbury Tales, and as Best Actress (Musical), in 1971 for a revival of The Boy Friend, and in 1980 for Peter Pan. What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ...


In the 1970s, she was treated for a tumor behind her left eye, which damaged the optic nerve. She lost the sight in the eye, but is still able to move it normally. She does not, despite rumors, have a glass eye.[1] For malignant tumors specifically, see cancer. ...


In 1987, she joined the cast of Valerie's Family (which was previously titled Valerie, and soon to be retitled The Hogan Family) after Valerie Harper left the show abruptly over financial matters. Sandy filled the role of mother as Sandy Hogan, the patriarch's sister. The Hogan Family is an American television situation comedy that aired from March 1, 1986 to July 20, 1991. ... The Hogan Family was an American television situation comedy that aired from March 1, 1986 to July 20, 1991. ... Valerie Harper (born August 22, 1940 in Suffern, New York) is an Emmy Award-winning American actress, best known for her role as Rhoda Morgenstern-Gerard on the 1970s television show The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and its spinoff, Rhoda. ...


In 1988, she did the first three Barney and the Backyard Gang videos as Michael and Amy's mother. She has been in many traveling stage productions, including The King and I. Logo of Barney and the Backyard Gang. ... The King and I is a musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, with a script based on the book Anna and the King of Siam by Margaret Landon. ...


She has also lent her voice talents to animated characters; in 1984 she was the speaking and singing voice of Firefly in the pilot episode of My Little Pony, and in 1994 she was the voice of Queen Uberta in The Swan Princess.

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Strets named in her honor

Taylorville, Illinois (about 30 miles southeast of Springfield, Illinois) had a street named "Sandy Duncan Drive" in her honor. Taylorville is a city in Christian County, Illinois, United States. ... : Home of President Abraham Lincoln United States Illinois Sangamon 60. ...


References in Pop Culture

Sandy Duncan's glass eye rumour is a running gag on the TV show "Family Guy" Such jokes would include Peter having a job at one time as her glass eye.
Sandy Duncan was also mentioned in a "The Simpsons" episode by Marge, mistaking Sandy for Courtney Love on a Wheaties box. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Family Guy is an Emmy award winning American animated television series about a nuclear family in the fictional town of Quahog (IPA or ), Rhode Island. ... Simpsons redirects here. ...


See also

United States Senator Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania (right) is a long-term brain tumor survivor who continues to serve in public office. ...

References

  1. ^ IMDB: Glass Eye Rumor Is False.

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