Nancy Walker

Nancy Walker (born Anna Myrtle Swoyer, May 10, 1922 – March 25, 1992) was an American actress and comedian of stage, screen, and television. She was also a film and television director (such as of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, on which she also made several guest appearances). During her five-decade long career, she may be best remembered for her long-running roles as Mildred on McMillan & Wife and Ida Morgenstern, who first appeared on several episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and later became a prominent recurring character on the spinoff series Rhoda.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 10th, 1922 (Philadelphia), Died March 25th, 1992 (California)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068353 10-in. 11/24/1941 What do you think I am? Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-068354 10-in. 11/24/1941 Shady lady bird Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-068355 10-in. 11/24/1941 Just a little joint with a juke box Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor BS-068356 10-in. 11/24/1941 Ev'ry time Nancy Walker Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Decca 72723 10-in. 2/1/1945 Ya got me Nancy Walker vocalist  
Decca 72724 10-in. 2/1/1945 I can cook too Nancy Walker vocalist  
Decca 74304 12/20/1947 I'm tired of Texas Nancy Walker vocalist  
Decca 74307 12/18/1947 Horrible, horrible love Sandra Deel ; Nancy Walker vocalist  
Decca 74308 12/18/1947 I'm the first girl in the second row Nancy Walker vocalist  
Decca 74310 12/18/1947 If you'll be mine Bill Shirley ; Nancy Walker vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Walker, Nancy," accessed November 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/349808.

Walker, Nancy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/349808.

"Walker, Nancy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/349808

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