A cancer survivor, a month after her 1987 marriage to actor William R. Moses, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease.
As an actress, Tracy Nelson is best known for playing the part of 'Sister Steve' (the sidekick of Father Dowling in the television show of The Father Dowling Mysteries) that starred Tom Bosley of Happy Days fame and the late Mary Wickes. She started her career early playing one of Henry Fonda's daughters in Yours, Mine and Ours (1968) when she was five years old. In 1982 she gained some popularity by playing Jennifer DeNuccio on the critically acclaimed TV series Square Pegs. Through the 1980's and 1990's she made guest appearances on a string of popular television series including Family Ties, The Love Boat, St. Elsewhere, Murphy Brown, Seinfeld and Matlock. She has also appeared in several popular movies including the Nick Nolte movie Down and Out in Beverly Hills.
Tracy Nelson Facts
|Tracy Kristine Nelson
|October 25, 1963 (60)
|Santa Monica, California, USA