Nanette Fabray

Nanette Fabray
1920 - 2018

Nanette Fabray  American Actress

Rest in Peace Nanette Fabray.
Passed away on 22nd February, 2018 aged 97.

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Nanette Fabray was previously married to Ranald MacDougall (1957 - 1973) and David Tebet (1947 - 1951).

Nanette Fabray was in relationships with Hal Block and Bob Ritchie.


American Actress Nanette Fabray was born Nanette Ruby Bernadette Fabares on 27th October, 1920 in San Diego, California, U.S. and passed away on 22nd Feb 2018 Palos Verdes, California, U.S. aged 97. She is most remembered for One Day at a Time. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Nanette Fabray was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Dan Blocker in Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County (1970) and Harold Gould in The Golden Palace (1992).

Nanette Fabray is a member of the following lists: 2018 deaths, Actresses from San Diego and Comedians from California.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 17 years, 11 months 11 years, 8 months 5 years, 6 months
Dating2 - - -
Total4 17 years, 11 months 5 years, 10 months 5 years, 6 months


First Name Nanette
Middle Name Ruby Bernadette
Last Name Fabray
Maiden Name Fabares
Full Name at Birth Nanette Ruby Bernadette Fabares
Alternative Name Nanette Fabray
Age 97 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th October, 1920
Birthplace San Diego, California, U.S.
Died 22nd February, 2018
Place of Death Palos Verdes, California, U.S.
Height 5' 8" (173 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, comedienne, singer, dancer, and activist
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame One Day at a Time
Year(s) Active 1924–1997
Father Raul Bernard Fabares
Mother Lily Agnes McGovern

Nanette Fabray (born Ruby Bernadette Nanette Fabares; October 27, 1920 – February 22, 2018) was an American actress, singer and dancer. She began her career performing in vaudeville as a child and became a musical theatre actress during the 1940s and 1950s, winning a Tony Award in 1949 for her performance in Love Life. In the mid-1950s, she served as Sid Caesar's comedic partner on Caesar's Hour, for which she won three Emmy Awards, as well as co-starring with Fred Astaire in the film musical The Band Wagon. From 1979 to 1984, she appeared as Katherine Romano on the TV series One Day at a Time.

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Nanette Fabray97 ScorpioActress
Ranald MacDougall58 PiscesWriter
David Tebet91 CapricornManager
Bob Ritchie-
Hal Block67 LeoWriter


Teresa's Tattoo1994Martha MaeMovie
The Golden Palace1992FernTV Show
Coach1989Christine's Mom, Mildred ArmstrongTV Show
The Munsters Today1987DottieTV Show
Personal Exemptions1987Movie
Murder, She Wrote1984Emmaline BristowTV Show
Hotel1983Harriet Gold, Maggie LewisTV Show
The Man in the Santa Claus Suit1979Dora DaytonTV Movie
Harper Valley P.T.A.1978Alice FinelyMovie
The Love Boat1977Maggie O'Brian, Mitzy Monroe, Shirley SimpsonTV Show
One Day at a Time1975Grandma Katherine RomanoTV Show
Happy Anniversary and Goodbye1974FayTV Movie
Maude1972Katie MalloyTV Show
Magic Carpet1972Virginia WolfeTV Movie
The Couple Takes a Wife1972Marion RandolphTV Movie
Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County1970SadieMovie
Mary Tyler Moore1970Dottie RichardsTV Show
But I Don't Want to Get Married!1970Mrs. ValeTV Movie
George M!1970Helen Costigan 'Nellie' CohanTV Movie
Howdy1970TV Movie
The Happy Ending1969AgnesMovie
Love, American Style1969Casey (segment "Love and the Liberated Lady Boss"), Cindy (segment "Love and the Heist"), Helen (segment "Love and the Parent's Sake")TV Show
The Jerry Lewis Show1967Policewoman WifeTV Show
NBC Experiment in Television1967NarratorTV Show
Alice Through the Looking Glass1966The White QueenTV Movie
Fame Is the Name of the Game1966PatTV Movie
The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.1966DesireeTV Show
Burke's Law1963Amanda Tribble, Rowena CoolidgeTV Show
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1963Hannah KingTV Show
Westinghouse Playhouse1961Nan McGovern, Nanette McGovernTV Show
The Subterraneans1960Society Woman (uncredited)Movie
Laramie1959Essie BrightTV Show
Startime1959SallyTV Show
Playhouse 901956Helen DossTV Show
The Kaiser Aluminum Hour1956Josephine EvansTV Show
Saturday Spectacular: High Button Shoes1956Sara Longstreet (uncredited)TV Movie
The Alcoa Hour1955Rosemary ChaseTV Show
The Band Wagon1953Lily MartonMovie
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima1952Florinda (unconfirmed, uncredited)Movie
Omnibus1952Raina Petkoff (segment "Arms and the Man")TV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV Show
A Child Is Born1939Gladys Norton (as Nanette Fabares)Movie
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex1939Mistress Margaret Radcliffe (as Nanette Fabares)Movie
The Monroe Doctrine1939Rosita De La Torre (as Nanette Fabares)Short Film
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LITTLE KOJAKMay 28, 2013

Nanette's niece, Shelley Fabares, looked just like her aunt when she was in her 20S.
Both were very attractive and very talented.

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