Sandra Kay Duncan, an American actress, comedian, dancer, and singer, was born on February 20, 1946. She gained notoriety for her roles in the sitcom The Hogan Family and the Broadway version of Peter Pan. Duncan has received nominations for two Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Tony Awards.
Duncan was born on February 20, 1946, in Henderson, Texas, to gas station owner Sylvia and her husband Mancil Ray Duncan. She was raised in Tyler, Texas, close to Henderson with her sister Robyn.
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A $5 million fortune can be attributed to Sandy Duncan, an American singer, dancer, actor, and comedian. In February 1946, Sandy Duncan was born in Henderson, Texas. At the age of 12, she began working in a production of The King and I, earning $150 a week. Duncan played Sandy Stockton in the TV show Funny Face in 1971.
In The Sandy Duncan Show in 1972, she played Sandy Stockton. She played Missy Anne Reynolds in the 1977 television miniseries Roots. She played Sandy Hogan in the television series Valerie from 1987 until 1991.
The films Midnight Cowboy, The Million Dollar Duck, Star Spangled Girl, The Cat from Outer Space, The Fox and the Hound, Rock-A-Doodle, The Swan Princess, and Never Again also starred Duncan. Billion Dollar Baby, South Pacific, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, The Music Man, Peter Pan, Chicago, Jubilee, The Witches of Eastwick, Anything Goes, The King and I, and Driving Miss Daisy are just a few of the theater works in which she has acted. Duncan has received nominations for three Tony Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and two Primetime Emmy Awards.
During the Off-Broadway production of Your Own Thing, she first met singer-actor Bruce Scott (real name Bruce Scott Zaharaides), with whom she later got married in September 1968.
Tensions brought on by Duncan’s success and ascent to prominence led to their divorce, which was finally formalized in October 1972. It was really scary to Bruce, Duncan told People magazine in 1979.
She wed a second time on January 10, 1973, to Dr. Thomas Calcaterra, and they were married until 1979. Duncan first met Calcaterra while serving as a consultant surgeon for her brain tumor removal; later, they started dating. The demands of her nightclub act, which she toured with in 1978, and her refusal to stay at home and make an effort to be a decent “doctor’s wife,” according to Duncan, are other reasons why this marriage failed.
She and Don Correia have been partners since July 21, 1980. 1982 and 1984 saw the birth of their two kids. She resides in New York City with her spouse.
The name “Sandy Duncan Drive” was given to a street in Taylorville, Illinois, which is close to Springfield. Sandy Stockton, the character she plays on Funny Face and The Sandy Duncan Show, is a native of Taylorville.
She provided Vixey’s voice in The Fox and the Hound in 1981. She performed in the song and dance revue 5-6-7-8…Dance! at Radio City Music Hall in 1984, and she provided the voices of Firefly and Applejack for the My Little Pony television show Rescue at Midnight Castle.
She played Firefly again in the My Little Pony ‘n Friends TV series from 1986 to 1987. After Valerie Harper was fired from the comedy in 1987, she joined the cast of NBC’s Valerie’s Family (formerly known as Valerie, subsequently to be renamed The Hogan Family).
As Sandy Hogan, the matriarch’s sister-in-law, Duncan played her. After Valerie Hogan passed away, Sandy Hogan moved in with her brother Mike (Josh Taylor) and his three sons to assist raise the family. Duncan stayed with the show until it was canceled in 1991. (the final season of which aired on CBS).
She contributed to the first three Barney and the Backyard Gang kid’s movies in 1988. Duncan was approached about appearing in the Barney & Friends television show, but he turned it down. She provided the mouse Peepers’ voice in the 1991 Don Bluth film Rock-a-Doodle. In the Richard Rich movie The Swan Princess from 1994, she provided the voice of Queen Uberta.