Nancy Steen
Nancy Steen
Nancy Steen
General Information
Gender: Female
Birthplace Shoreview, Minnesota, U.S.
Actress, TV screenwriter, and producer
Years active: 1972-present
Appearances/Series information
Involved with: Night Court
Episode(s): Supervising producer, 24 episodes in Seasons 6 & 7
Producer, 22 episodes, Seasons 5 & 6
Writer, 7 episodes in Season 7

Nancy Jane Steen (born January 31, 1950 in Shoreview, Minnesota) is a television producer, television writer and actress. Nancy served as a producer in a total of 46 episodes of Night Court in Seasons 5 thru 7; she also wrote seven episodes in Season 7.


A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Steen, after graduating in 1972, she studied with Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Later she made her home in Las Angeles when she continued acting on stage and television. In 1980, she began writing on the ABC-TV series Police Squad! which starred Leslie Nielsen, and Happy Days. Steen began her career as an actress at Dudley Riggs's Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She then began appearing the television series Charlie's Angels, Taxi, Mork & Mindy and M*A*S*H.

Her television producing and writing credits also include Happy Days, Night Court, Married... with Children, Caroline in the City, Titus, Roseanne, The Love Boat, Jesse, What I Like About You, Kirk and I'm with Her.

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