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Nancy Wilson was born in San Francisco, California and joined her sister Ann Wilson in the Seattle, Washington based hard rock-band Heart in the early-seventies. She sang lead vocals on the number one-hit "These Dreams" and on the top-twenty hit "Stranded". Ann performed on "The Battle of Evermore" on the Soundtrack of the film Singles () with "The Lovemongers", a spin-off band she and her sister (Ann Wilson) formed with 'Sue Ennis' and Frank Cox.

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Lead guitarist of the rock band Heart, the first hard rock group fronted solely by women.
Ranked #40 on VH1's Greatest Women of Rock & Roll with her sister Ann Wilson.
Ranked #57 on VH1's Greatest Hard Rock Artists with her sister Ann Wilson.
Sang lead vocals on the songs "These Dreams", "There's the Girl", "Stranded" and "Will You Be There (In the Morning)".
Filed for divorce from Cameron Crowe citing "irreconcilable differences". She listed June 15, , as their date of separation. [September ]
Gave birth to twin sons (her first and second children) at age 45, Curtis Wilson Crowe and William James Crowe on January 23, Children's father is her now ex-first husband, Cameron Crowe.
Nancy and her sister, Ann Wilson, were each awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Nancy, along with her sister Ann Wilson, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the rest of the rock band Heart. [February ]
Her obsession with The Beatles as a young girl inspired her to pursue a career in music.

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We're not going to let ourselves be exploited.
  The Queen's Gambit(TV Mini Series) (performer - 1 episode)

- Fork () (performer: "Teach Me Tonight" - uncredited)

  Sylvie's Love (performer: "Nearness of You", "All My Tomorrows")

  First Match (performer: "The Masquerade Is Over")

  Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin' With Frank & Bing (Documentary) (performer: "I'll Only Think of Him When I Miss Him")

  Eastbound & Down(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)

- Chapter 26 () (performer: "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" - uncredited)

  Boris Jackson: Maniac Mal Compris (Short) (performer: "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am")

  Hitchhiker Munchkins (Short) (performer: "A Lot of Livin' to Do")

  The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie (performer: "Crazy Car (variation)")

  The Last Dinosaur (performer: "The Last Dinosaur")

  I Spy(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)

- Lori () (performer: "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "The Song Is You" (uncredited), "When Did You Leave Heaven?" (uncredited))

  The Danny Kaye Show(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)

- Nancy Wilson () (performer: "Don't Take Your Love from Me", "Gee, Baby", "Memphis Blues")

  The 37th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "My Kind of Town")

  Love Has Many Faces (performer: "Love Has Many Faces")

  The Killers (performer: "Too Little Time")

  6th NAFCA Annual Show (TV Special)
Self - Legend Award

  Nat King Cole: Afraid of the Dark (Documentary)

  An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson (TV Special)

  The Cole Nobody Knows (Documentary short)

  Legends Ball (TV Movie documentary)

  Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Nancy Wilson (Video)

  Trumpet Awards (TV Special)

  An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Quincy Jones (TV Special)

  Trumpet Awards (TV Special)
Self - Host

  Quincy Jones the First 50 Years (TV Movie documentary)

  29th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)

  A Celebration of America's Music (TV Special)

  Bill Clinton: Rock & Roll President (TV Special)

  Apollo Theatre Hall of Fame (TV Special documentary)

  Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Parade (TV Movie)

  Nancy Wilson Live at Carnegie Hall (Video)
Self - Vocalist

  20th NAACP Image Awards (TV Special)
Self - Performer

  The 3rd Annual Black Gold Awards (TV Special)

  Count Basie Orchestra in Japan (TV Special)

  Nancy Wilson: A Very Special Concert (TV Special)

  Save the Children (Documentary)

  The Scoey Mitchlll Show (TV Special)

  udo, udo (TV Movie documentary)

 /II Monsanto Presents Mancini (TV Special)

  Internationale Starparade (TV Special)
Self - Musician

  The Bill Cosby Special, or? (TV Special)

  The Best on Record (TV Special)

  The Nancy Wilson Show (TV Special)

  The Sound Of Ravinia (TV Movie)

  The Sammy Davis, Jr. Show(TV Series)

- Premiere Show with guest stars: Nancy Wilson, Raymond Massey, Lorne Greene, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Dean Martin, Richard Chamberlain, Roger Smith, Don Adams () Self

  Bob Hope Christmas Show (TV Special)

  The Bob Hope Show(TV Series)
Self - Guest / Self - Guest Vocalist

- Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Janet Leigh, Mickey Rooney, Nancy Wilson () Self - Guest

- Frankie Avalon, Pete Fountain, Gina Lollobrigida, Nancy Wilson () Self - Guest Vocalist

- Nancy Wilson, James Garner, Martha Raye, Kathryn Crosby, the Beach Boys () Self - Guest

  The 37th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Self - Performer

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  Trolls World Tour (writer: "Barracuda")

  Birds of Prey (writer: "Barracuda")

  GLOW(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- Keep Ridin' () (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

  The Kitchen (writer: "Barracuda")

  Captain Marvel (writer: "Crazy on You")

  A Family of Killers (writer: "Crazy on You" - uncredited)

  Caught(TV Mini Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- Just Trust Me () (writer: "Crazy on You" - uncredited)

  I, Tonya (writer: "Barracuda")

  Monster Trucks (writer: "Barracuda")

  UnREAL(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)

- War () (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

- Future () (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

  How to Be Single (writer: "Magic Man")

  Demolition (writer: "Crazy on You")

  Motive(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- Calling the Shots () (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

  The Diary of a Teenage Girl (writer: "Dreamboat Annie")

  Strange Magic (writer: "Barracuda", "Straight On (In Flight)", "Straight On (Battle)")

  Glee(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- Trio () (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

  Music for Relief Presents Concert for the Philippines (TV Movie) (performer: "Castle of Glass")

  Heart & Friends: Home for the Holidays (TV Special) (writer: "Barracuda")

  The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (TV Special) (writer: "Barracuda")

  Love is in the Air (performer: "I Wish You Love" (Que Reste-t-il de nos Amours ?))

  Identity Thief (writer: "Barracuda")

  The Campaign (writer: "Barracuda")

  Sunset Strip (Documentary) (writer: "Barracuda")

  The Good Guys(TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)

- Old Dogs () (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

- Bait & Switch () (writer: "Crazy on You" - uncredited)

  You Again (writer: "Barracuda")

  Man at Bath (performer: "How Insensitive (Insensatez)")

  Cold Case(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)

- Jackals () (writer: "Magic Man")

  The Station (Documentary) (writer: "Straight On")

  Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Straight On", uncredited)

  Adventures of Power (writer: "Dreamboat Annie")

  P.S. I Love You (performer: "Love You 'til the End", "Hat Fulla Sand", "The Galway Girl") / (writer: "Hat Fulla Sand")

  Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Video Game) (writer: "Barracuda")

  Shrek the Third (performer: "I've Never Been to Me") / (writer: "Barracuda")

  Guitar Hero II (Video Game) (writer: "CRAZY ON YOU")

  Prey (Video Game) (writer: "Barracuda")

  Roll Bounce (writer: "Barracuda")

  Elizabethtown (writer: "Same in Any Language" ())

  Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Barracuda" - uncredited)

  Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (writer: "Crazy on You")

  First Love (performer: "Happy Talk", "(I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over")

  Heart: Alive in Seattle (Video) (writer: "Crazy on You", "Sister Wild Rose", "Straight On", "Mistral Wind", "Dog and Butterfly", "Magic Man", "Two Faces of Eve", "Love Alive", "Break the Rock", "Barracuda", "Dreamboat Annie")

  Hitting It Hard (Video documentary short) (performer: "I Might Be Wrong")

  Vanilla Sky (producer: "I Fall Apart") / (writer: "I Fall Apart")

  What Women Want (performer: "The Best Is Yet To Come")

  Charlie's Angels (writer: "Barracuda")

  Almost Famous (writer: "Fever Dog", "Love Thing", "Love Comes and Goes", "Chance Upon You", "Cabin in the Air")

  The Virgin Suicides (writer: "Magic Man", "Crazy on You")

  Wag the Dog (writer: "Barracuda")

  Men (performer: "What a Little Moonlight Can Do", "The Best is Yet to Come")

  Jerry Maguire (performer: "We Meet Again" - uncredited)

  Swingers (writer: "Magic Man")

  Heart: The Road Home (Video documentary) (writer: "Dog and Butterfly", "(Up On) Cherry Blossom Road", "Back To Avalon", "Alone", "Dreamboat Annie (Fantasy Child)", "Dream of the Archer", "Love Alive", "Straight On", "Barracuda", "Crazy On You" - uncredited)

  Say Anything (performer: "All For Love")

  The Golden Child (lyrics: "THE BEST MAN IN THE WORLD")

  The Big Score (performer: "If You Want Me To Sing Me (I'll Be A Song)")

  American Pop (writer: "Crazy on You")



Jazz singer Nancy Wilson, a three-time Grammy Award-winner, was born on February 20, in Chillicothe, Ohio to iron-worker Olden Wilson and the former Lillian Ryan, who worked as a domestic servant. Nancy was the first of six children. Her father's love of music and the records he played at home were a huge influence on Nancy as a young girl. She already knew she would be a singer by the time she was four years old, and developed her talent by singing in the church choir.

She won a TV-talent show when she 15, and began appearing regularly on the Tv show "Skyline Melodies" while still in high school. She began working in night clubs at that same age.

After graduating from high school, the year old Nancy matriculated for one year at Ohio's Central State College (now Central State University) before dropping out and becoming a professional singer. She recorded her first record with Rusty Bryant's Carolyn Club Big Band in , with whom she toured from to While in the group, Nancy made her first recording with Dot Records.

Cannonball Adderley told her to move to New York to further her career, and she went to The Big Town in Within a month, she got a job singing at The Blue Morocco Night Club on Boston Road in The Bronx, where Adderley's agent heard her and signed her. He obtained a contract for with Capitol records in , and she made her debut that year with the single. "Guess Who I Saw Today."

Her records were successful, and Capitol issued five Nancy Wilson albums in two years. Initially focusing on rhythm and blues, under Adderley's influence, she moved away from R&B and embraced jazz and torch songs. Their collaboration "Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley" helped propel her to the top, and she had her breakout hit, "Tell Me the Truth," in This brought her a gig at New York's Coconut Grove, the premier night club in America, the following year, and she became a star.

Her song "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" reached #11 on Billboard's Hot singles chart. Eventually, she charted 11 songs in the Hot Nancy also placed four albums in Billboard's Top LP charts between March and June

She won her first Grammy in , for best R&B recording for her LP "How Glad I Am." Nancy continued recording into the 21st Century, winning Best Jazz Vocal Grammy Awards for her albums "R.S.V.P. (Rare Songs, Very Personal)" () and "Turned to Blue" (). She retired from live performance in

In addition to singing, Nancy Wilson also is an actress. She made numerous appearances on American TV. She also made a one-off appearance on the BBC with The Nancy Wilson Show () in that was turned into a soundtrack album.

Nancy was married twice, to drummer Kenny Dennis from They had one child. She married the Presbyterian minister Wiley Burton in Married 35 years until his death in , they had two children.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Jon C. Hopwood

Family (3)

Spouse Rev. Wiley Murry Burton Jr. (22 May  - 1 August )  (his death)  (2 children)
Kenny Dennis (21 December  - )  (divorced)  (1 child)
Children Burton, Samantha
Dennis, Kasey
Burton, Cheryl
Relatives Davis, Karen (sibling)
Vann, Brenda (sibling)

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She was a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in and the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame in
Recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships award ().
Grammy Award Winner for Best New Artist, That same year, she also had her biggest hit single with "(You Don't Know) How Glad I Am" (Capitol: ).
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on October 1,
Attended and graduated from West High School in Columbus, Ohio ().
Received honorary degrees from Berklee College of Music and Central State University.
Friends with Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Marla Gibbs, Angela Bassett, Arsenio Hall, Clifton Davis, Anna Maria Horsford, Freda Payne, Robert Hooks, and Courtney B. Vance, Mary Wilson.
She was a lifelong Democrat.
Has three children one son Kacy, two daughters Sheryl, and Samantha and five grandchildren.

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