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Valen, Nancy 1965(?)- (Nancy Valin)

Valen, Nancy 1965(?)- (Nancy Valin)


Born December 16, 1965 (some sources cite 1970), in Hallandale, FL; married Nels Van Patten (an actor), October 9, 1994. Education: Attended a performing arts high school in Fort Lauderdale, FL; also attended Broward Community College.


Agent—Marc Bass Agency, 9255 Sunset Blvd., Suite 727, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Actress and producer. Appeared in commercials and "infomercials"; worked as a model in New York City.


Television Appearances; Series:

Melinda Weaver Ryan, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1985-87.

Donna Breedlove, Hull High, NBC, 1990.

Captain Samantha "Sam" Thomas, Baywatch, syndicated, 1996-97.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) "Got a light" girl, "Rites of Passage," Miami Vice, NBC, 1985.

(As Nancy Valin) Lana, "The Home Invaders," Miami Vice, NBC, 1985.

Tammy, "Barbelles," Charles in Charge, syndicated, 1988.

Selina Williams Waverly, "Night of the Tarantula," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1989.

Jennifer, "From Nurse to Worse," Saved by the Bell, NBC, 1990.

A.M. Los Angeles, 1990.

"Color Blind," The Young Riders, ABC, 1991.

Lisa Green, "Take My Sister, Please," Full House, ABC, 1991.

Lily Roland, "Danse Diabolique," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

Sylvia DeCastro, "Team Spirit," Silk Stalkings, CBS and USA Network, 1993.

Laura Rivers, "Something in the Shadows: Parts 1 & 2," Walker, Texas Ranger (also known as Walker), CBS, 1994.

Dr. Jillian Dupree, "Natural Selection: Part 1," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1994.

Madison Reynolds, "The Cursed Dagger," Fortune Hunter, Fox, 1994.

Ms. Kelly, "Pairing Off," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1994.

Lorraine, "The One with the Candy Hearts," Friends, NBC, 1995.

Good Day L.A., Fox, 1996.

E! News Daily (also known as E! News Live and E! News Live Weekend), E! Entertainment Television, 1996.

Bianca Carson, "Whistle Blower," Viper, syndicated, 1997.

Crook & Chase, The Nashville Network, 1997.

Leslie, "Other People's Business," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1999.

Detective Angela Archer (Angel of Death), "Kiss of Death," Black Scorpion (also known as Roger Corman Presents "Black Scorpion"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2001.

Neighbor, "Burden of Proof," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2002.

Ashley, "Sex, Lies, and Video Date," Spin City, ABC, 2002.

"Yasmine Bleeth," Revealed with Jules Asner, E! Entertainment Television, 2003.

The Red Carpet, 2003.

"Dick Van Patten," Living in TV Land, TV Land, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Hallie, Baywatch: Panic at Malibu Pier, NBC, 1989.

Jennifer, Hardball (also known as Bullpen), Fox, 1994.

Television Appearances; Other:

Mala Sikorski, Perry Mason: The Case of the Fatal Framing (movie; also known as Perry Mason: The Case of the Posthumous Painter), NBC, 1992.

TV Land Convention Special, TV Land, 2004.

Television Producer; Series:

Living in TV Land, TV Land, 2004.

Chasing Farrah, TV Land, 2005.

Television Producer; Other:

Coproducer, William Shatner in Concert (special), TV Land, 2006.

Coproducer, Let's Kill Scott Baio (pilot), 2006.

Film Appearances:

Ginger, Porky's Revenge (also known as Porky's 3: Revenge), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1985.

Melissa, The Heavenly Kid, Orion, 1985.

Jenny Gordon, Loverboy, TriStar, 1989.

Mia, Listen to Me, Columbia, 1989.

Young Sharon, The Big Picture, Columbia, 1989.

Lynn, Little Devils: The Birth, String of Pearls Productions, 1993.

Holly "Candy Vale" Parrish and Laurel, Final Embrace, New Horizons Home Video, 1994.

Nicky, Tous les jours dimanche (also known as Seven Sundays and Tutti I giorni e domenica), AMLF/CiBy 2000, 1995.

Mela, Black Thunder, Concorde-New Horizons, 1997.

Cop, The Flunky, 2000.

Mary Ramson, Written in Blood, Buena Vista Home Video, 2002.

Tanya Steele, The Wager, Pure Flix Entertainment, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in How to Go on a Date in Queens, Los Angeles production.



Voice of Fremen Kari, Dune 2000 (video game), Virgin Interactive Entertainment, 1998.

Herself (in archive footage), Playboy: The Ultimate Pamela Anderson, 2002.



Femme Fatales, May 28, 1999, pp. 43-44.

TV Guide, August 3, 1996, p. 9.

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