Nancy Robertson is a Canadian-born actress who grabbed international limelight after portraying Wanda Dollard in the CTV sitcom Corner Gas (2004-2009). Moreover, the Gemini Award winner (from 3 nominations) gathered further fame with the role of Millie Upton in Hiccups (2010-11).
Professional since 1997, Robertson, in her career span of 2 decades has notably worked in Los Luchadores (2000-2001), Out of Order (2003), and Corner Gas Animated (2018-2020). The Vancouver-born got a Leo Award nomination through the 2003 film The Delicate Art of Parking, and appeared in Are We There Yet? (2005) & Ramona and Beezus (2010).
Early Life Before TV Fame
Robertson was born on October 21, 1971, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A Canadian by nationality, Nancy is yet to open up much about her family details; she has a brother.
Obsessed with acting since her childhood days, she studied drama in high school. After graduation in 1990, the Canadian actress attended Breck Academy and The Vancouver Arts Club Theatre Program. Later, she became a part of the Vancouver Theatre Sports League improvisational comedy troupe before landing into a TV career.
What Is Nancy Robertson's Age & Height?
As of November 2020, Nancy is 49 years old and has a height of 5 feet 1 inch (155 cm).
On-Screen Debut & Career Journey- Movies and TV Series
Robertson, in 1997, made her acting debut through sketch comedy series The 11th Hour and later appeared in Beggars and Choosers (1999) and The New Addams Family (1999). From 2000 to 2001, she played Gertrude in Los Luchadores (7 episodes) along with works in TV films: Till Dad Do Us Part (2001) and Bratty Babies (2001).
In 2003, Nancy Robertson was cast as Harriet Sharpe in the Canadian mockumentary film The Delicate Art of Parking starring Fred Ewanuick, Dov Tiefenbach, and Gabrielle Rose. The movie with a 78% "Fresh" score on Rotten Tomatoes earned her a nomination for Leo Award.
Breakthrough From 'Corner Gas'
Nancy Robertson's major breakthrough came with the portrayal of Wanda Dollard in the Canadian TV sitcom Corner Gas (2004-2009, 107 episodes). There she worked alongside Brent Butt, Gabrielle Miller, Fred Ewanuick, and Eric Peterson throughout its 6 seasons run.
The series earned her a Gemini Award (out of 3 nominations) and a Leo Award for Best Performance or Host(s) in a Music, Comedy, or Variety Program or Series (out of 5 nominations).
Throughout the 2000s, the Canadian actress worked in the films: Are We There Yet? (2005) starring Ice Cube & Nia Long, and in Christmas Cottage (2008). Later, she would appear in Ramona and Beezus (2010) and Radio Rebel (2012).
From 2010 to 2011, she played Millie Upton in Hiccups and was cast in the animated TV series Corner Gas Animated (2018-2020, 35 episodes).
What Is Nancy Robertson Currently Doing?
After completion of her 2020 family comedy Flora and Ulysses, Robertson is set to appear as Dr. Kubler in the short-film A New Leash on Life.
Is A Married Woman- Who Is Her Husband?
The Canadian actress in her late 30s enjoys a blissful married life with her actor husband Brent Butt. Butt is also the creator of the TV series Corner Gas and Hiccups. Reportedly, the couple married on November 19, 2005, and is together ever since.
However, they are yet to disclose how their relationship began. As Brent and Nanc were co-stars in the sitcom Corner Gas, sources allege that they met on the set of the series.
The duo currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, but is yet to share any children.
Nancy Robertson is an avid user of Twitter (@nancyRtweets); she joined in May 2015 & has over 12.2K followers in 2020. Her Instagram account (@nantastico) has over 3.7K followers.
Net Worth In 2020
Turned professional since 1997, the Corner Gas actress records 31 acting credits & has $1.3 million net worth in November 2020. Nancy grabbed such a hefty fortune from her carer as an actress; that includes her works in the TV series Corner Gas and Hiccups along with films: The Delicate Art of Parking (2003), Are We There Yet? (2005) & Ramona and Beezus (2010).
The Celebrity Net Worth reports that her husband Brent Butt owns a $2 million fortune at the moment.