Marchand, Nancy (1928–2000)

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Marchand, Nancy (1928–2000)

American stage, tv, and screen actress. Born June 19, 1928, in Buffalo, NY; died June 18, 2000, in Stratford, CT; m. Paul Sparer (actor, died 1999).

Made NY stage debut (1951); starred in the original tv version of "Marty"; films include The Bachelor Party, Tell Me That You Love Me Junie Moon, The Hospital, The Bostonians, Jefferson in Paris and Sabrina; at time of death, had recurring role as Livia Soprano on "The Sopranos." Won Obie for performance off-Broadway in "The Balcony"; won 4 Emmys for portrayal of publisher Margaret Pynchon on "Lou Grant."