Ronald Reagan & Nancy Reagan

Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan
1949 - 2004

Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan  

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Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan were married for 52 years before Ronald Reagan died, leaving behind his partner and 2 children.

They had 2 children, Patty (68) and Ron (63).

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American Head of State Ronald Reagan was born Ronald Wilson Reagan on 6th February, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois, United States and passed away on 5th Jun 2004 Bel Air, Los Angeles, California, United States aged 93. He is most remembered for 40th President of the United States of America. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

American Actress Nancy Reagan was born Anne Frances Robbins on 6th July, 1921 in Flushing, New York and passed away on 6th Mar 2016 Los Angeles, CA aged 94. She is most remembered for Actress and former First Lady of the United States. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.

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Relationship Statistics

StatusDurationLength
Dating1951 - 4th Mar 1952 1 year, 2 months
Married4th Mar 1952 - 5th Jun 2004 52 years, 3 months
Total 15th Nov 1949 - 5th Jun 2004 54 years, 7 months


(4 March 1952 - 5 June 2004) (his death) (2 children)
1. Ron Reagan
2. Patti Davis
On November 15, 1949, Anne Frances Robbins (Nancy Davis) met Ronald Reagan, who was then president of the Screen Actors Guild. She had noticed that her name had appeared on the Hollywood blacklist, and sought Ronald Reagan's help to maintain her employment as a guild actress in Hollywood, and for assistance in having her name removed from the list. Ronald Reagan informed her that she had been confused with another actress of the same name. The two began dating and their relationship was the subject of many gossip columns; one Hollywood press account described their nightclub-free times together as "the romance of a couple who have no vices". Ronald Reagan was skeptical about marriage, however, following his painful 1949 divorce from Jane Wyman, and he still saw other women.
After three years of dating, they eventually decided to marry while discussing the issue in the couple's favorite booth at Chasen's, a restaurant in Beverly Hills. They married on March 4, 1952, in a simple and hastily arranged ceremony designed to avoid the press, at the Little Brown Church in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. The only people in attendance were fellow actor William Holden (the best man) and his wife, actress Brenda Marshall (the matron of honor). Nancy was perhaps already pregnant at this time; the couple's first child, Patricia Ann Reagan (later better known by her professional name, Patti Davis), was born less than eight months later on October 21, 1952. Their son, Ronald Prescott Reagan (later better known as Ron Reagan) was born six years later on May 20, 1958. Reagan also became stepmother to Maureen Reagan (1941–2001) and Michael Reagan (born 1945), the daughter and adopted son of her husband's first marriage to Jane Wyman.
Observers described Nancy and Ronald's relationship as intimate. As President and First Lady, the Reagans were reported to display their affection frequently, with one press secretary noting, "They never took each other for granted. They never stopped courting." Ronald often called Nancy "Mommy"; she called him "Ronnie". While the President was recuperating in the hospital after the 1981 assassination attempt, Nancy Reagan wrote in her diary, "Nothing can happen to my Ronnie. My life would be over." In a letter to Nancy, Ronald wrote, "whatever I treasure and enjoy... all would be without meaning if I didn't have you." In 1998, while her husband was afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, Reagan told Vanity Fair, "Our relationship is very special. We were very much in love and still are. When I say my life began with Ronnie, well, it's true. It did. I can't imagine life without him." Nancy was known for the focused and attentive look, termed "the Gaze", that she fastened upon her husband during his speeches and appearances.
President Reagan's death in June 2004 ended what Charlton Heston called "the greatest love affair in the history of the American Presidency."

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Relationship Timeline

June, 2004 - Breakup

20th May, 1958 - Child

21st October, 1952 - Child

4th March, 1952 - Marriage

15th November, 1949 - Hookup

Couple Comparison

Name
Ronald Reagan
Nancy Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Nancy Reagan
Age (at start of relationship)
38
28
Height
Male
6' 1" (185 cm)
Female
5' 4" (163 cm)
Zodiac
Aquarius
Cancer
Occupation
Head of State
Actress
Hair Color
Brown - Dark
Brown - Dark
Eye Color
Blue
Brown - Light
Nationality
American
American
Religion
Presbyterian
Presbyterian
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Children

NameGenderBornAge
PattyFemale21st October, 195268 years old
RonMale20th May, 195863 years old

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