Nancy Travis lived in Baltimore and Boston before returning to her
birthplace to study drama at New York University. Her first job out
of school was with New York's American Jewish Theater after which
she hit the road, joining the national tour of "Br ighton Beach
Memoirs." Travis has maintained a connection to the stage
throughout her career. A founding member of the New York-based
off-Broadway theater company, Naked Angels, she appeared in their
production of Frank Pugliese's play "Aven-U Boys, " as well as
"King of Con necticut, " with Francis McDormand. She also performed
in the Broadway run of the award-winning play "I'm Not Rappaport, "
with 'Cleavon Little' (qv) and Judd Hirsch. More recently, she
appeared in Athol Fugard's "My Children, My Africa, " which the
author directed at the La Jolla Playhouse. No stranger to
television, Travis starred with 'Peter Gallagher' (qv) and
'Isabella Rossellini' (qv) in the 'Tom Cruise' (qv) directed
segment of the Showtime anthology series "Fallen Angel."
Biography courtesy of the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com).