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Nancy Wilson

Biography

Traditional jazz singer who documented the award-winning albums How Happy I actually Am and Considered Blue. She gained a skill competition kept by it place WTVN. She released seventy albums and gained three Grammy Honours, including for How Happy I Am. She wedded drummer Kenny Dennis in 1960 as well as the set divorced a decade afterwards; she was afterwards wedded to Reverend Wiley Burton in 1973. Wilson was the receiver of the Whitney Teen, Jr. Award in 1992.

Quick Facts


Full Name Nancy Wilson
Date Of Birth March 16, 1954
Place Of Birth San Francisco, CA
Height 1.6 m
Profession Rock Singer
Education Central State University, West High School
Nationality American
Spouse Geoff Bywater, Cameron Crowe
Children William James Crowe, Curtis Wilson Crowe
Parents John Wilson, Lois Wilson
Siblings Ann Wilson, Lynn Wilson
Awards Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Artist, NAACP Image Award – Hall of Fame Award
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, NME Award for World Female Singer
Movies Elizabethtown, Vanilla Sky, Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Star Sign Pisces

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#Fact
1Nancy, 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 2013]
2Nancy and her sister, Ann Wilson, were each awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
3Gave birth to twin sons (her first and second children) at age 45, Curtis Wilson Crowe and William James Crowe on January 23, 2000. Children's father is her now ex-first husband, Cameron Crowe.
4Married Fox executive Geoff Bywater on April 28, 2012, at El Paseo restaurant in Mill Valley, California. The restaurant is co-owned by Tyler Florence and her longtime friend, Sammy Hagar.
5Filed for divorce from Cameron Crowe citing "irreconcilable differences". She listed June 15, 2008, as their date of separation. [September 2010]
6Sang lead vocals on the songs "These Dreams", "There's the Girl", "Stranded" and "Will You Be There (In the Morning)".
7Ex-daughter-in-law of Alice Marie Crowe.
8Ranked #57 on VH1's Greatest Hard Rock Artists with her sister Ann Wilson.
9Ranked #40 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll with her sister Ann Wilson.
10Lead guitarist of the rock band Heart.
11Sister of Ann Wilson and Lynn Wilson.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy HagarTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
How to Be Single2016writer: "Magic Man"
Demolition2015writer: "Crazy on You" - as Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson
Motive2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Diary of a Teenage Girl2015writer: "Dreamboat Annie"
Strange Magic2015writer: "Barracuda", "Straight On In Flight", "Straight On Battle"
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Glee2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2013TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Identity Thief2013writer: "Barracuda"
The Campaign2012writer: "Barracuda"
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Nostalgia Critic2009-2010TV Series music - 4 episodes
The Good Guys2010TV Series writer - 2 episodes
You Again2010writer: "Barracuda" 1976
Dancing with the Stars2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
America's Got Talent2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dancing with the Stars2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cold Case2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Station2009Documentary writer: "Straight On" - as N. Wilson
Chuck2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
My Name Is Earl2008TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game writer: "Straight On" - as N. Wilson
P.S. I Love You2007performer: "Love You 'til the End", "Hat Fulla Sand", "The Galway Girl" / writer: "Hat Fulla Sand"
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock2007Video Game writer: "Barracuda"
Shrek the Third2007performer: "I've Never Been to Me" / writer: "Barracuda"
Guitar Hero II2006Video Game writer: "CRAZY ON YOU"
Prey2006Video Game writer: "Barracuda"
Roll Bounce2005writer: "Barracuda" - as Nancy Lamoureaux Wilson
Elizabethtown2005writer: "Same in Any Language" 2005
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas2004Video Game writer: "Barracuda"
The Sopranos2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle2004writer: "Crazy on You"
Primo amore2004performer: "Happy Talk", "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over"
Heart: Alive in Seattle2003Video writer: "Crazy on You", "Sister Wild Rose", "Straight On", "Mistral Wind", "Dog and Butterfly", "Magic Man", "Two Faces of Eve", "Love Alive", "Barracuda", "Dreamboat Annie"
Hitting It Hard2002Video documentary short performer: "I Might Be Wrong"
Vanilla Sky2001"I Fall Apart" 2001 / producer: "I Fall Apart" 2001
Popular2001TV Series writer - 1 episode
What Women Want2000performer: "The Best Is Yet To Come"
Charlie's Angels2000writer: "Barracuda"
Almost Famous2000writer: "Fever Dog", "Love Thing", "Love Comes and Goes", "Chance Upon You", "Cabin in the Air"
The Virgin Suicides1999writer: "Magic Man", "Crazy on You"
Wag the Dog1997writer: "Barracuda"
Mystery Science Theater 30001991-1997TV Series writer - 5 episodes
Jerry Maguire1996performer: "We Meet Again" - uncredited
Swingers1996writer: "Magic Man"
Heart: The Road Home1995Video 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...1989performer: "All For Love"
The Golden Child1986lyrics: "THE BEST MAN IN THE WORLD"
The Big Score1983performer: "If You Want Me To Sing Me I'll Be A Song"
American Pop1981writer: "Crazy on You"
WKRP in Cincinnati1979TV Series writer - 1 episode

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bridge School News2015TV Series
Glasspack vs Blackstone2013Nancy Wilson (Heart)
Heart Live from Caesars Colosseum2012TV Movie
Heart Dreamboat Annie Live2007TV MovieGuitars
The Wild Life1984David's Wife
Fast Times at Ridgemont High1982Beautiful Girl in Car

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heart Dreamboat Annie Live2007TV Movie
Elizabethtown2005
Hitting It Hard2002Video documentary short
Vanilla Sky2001
Almost Famous2000

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elizabethtown2005musician: all instruments
Vanilla Sky2001composer: theme music
Almost Famous2000music producer: original songs
Jerry Maguire1996composer: theme music
Say Anything...1989composer: additional music

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Pearl Jam Twenty2011Documentary additional camera

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Couple of Days and Nights2005consultant

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sing Me the Songs That Say I Love You: A Concert for Kate McGarrigle2012Documentary special thanks: funding

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Rush: A Salute to Kings2016ShortHerself
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver2016TV SeriesHerself
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Heart
The Big Interview with Dan Rather2015TV SeriesHerself
The Seventies2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Heart
Late Show with David Letterman2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Family Guy2014TV SeriesHerself
Heart & Friends: Home for the Holidays2013TV MovieHerself
The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony2013TV MovieHerself - Honoree / Performer
Turn It Up!2013DocumentaryHerself
The Kennedy Center Honors2012TV SpecialHerself - Performer
Rachael Ray2012TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
That Metal Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
CBS This Morning2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Texxas Jam '782012DocumentaryHerself
My First Guitar2011DocumentaryHerself
Heart: Live2011Herself
Heart: Night at Sky Church2011TV MovieHerself
VH1 Divas Salute the Troops2010TV MovieHerself - Performer (as Heart)
Stand Up to Cancer2010TV SpecialHerself (as Heart)
An Iconic Film Revisited: 'Say Anything...' 20 Years Later2009Video shortHerself
VH1 Rock Honors2007TV SpecialHerself
DirecTV Concert Series: Heart2007TV MovieHerself
The View2007TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHerself
Decades Rock Live2006TV SeriesHerself
CMT Greatest Moments: Wynonna2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
The L Word2005TV SeriesHerself
All We Are Saying2005TV Movie documentaryHerself
Heart: Alive in Seattle2003VideoHerself - Guitar
Rock 'n' Moms2002TV Movie documentaryHerself
CMT Crossroads2002TV SeriesPerformer
An All-Star Tribute to Brian Wilson2001TV Movie documentaryHerself (performer)
Young Hollywood Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
Women Rock! Girls and Guitars2000TV MovieHerself (as Heart)
100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock2000TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Member, Heart
Top Ten2000TV Series documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1999TV SeriesHerself
Howard Stern1999TV SeriesHerself
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Behind the Music1998TV Series documentaryHerself
A Celebration of America's Music1998TV SpecialHerself
VH1 Presents the 70's1996TV Mini-SeriesHerself
The Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame1995TV Special documentaryHerself
Levine School of Music Benefit Gala Featuring Nancy Wilson1995TV MovieHerself
The New Hollywood Squares1989TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Late Night with David Letterman1982TV SeriesHerself
The Mike Douglas Show1971-1979TV SeriesHerself - Vocalist / Herself - Co-Host
California Jam 21978TV SpecialHerself
The Melba Moore-Clifton Davis Show1972TV SeriesHerself-Guest
The Hollywood Squares1971TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs2008TV MovieHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRecording· Ann Wilson
· Heart
1997ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop Box Office FilmsJerry Maguire (1996)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest ComposerElizabethtown (2005)
2002Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest MusicVanilla Sky (2001)
2002Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Original SongVanilla Sky (2001)· Cameron Crowe
2001Anthony Asquith Award for Film MusicBAFTA AwardsAlmost Famous (2000)
2001Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Music in a MovieVanilla Sky (2001)
2001PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Original ScoreAlmost Famous (2000)
2000Sierra AwardLas Vegas Film Critics Society AwardsBest ScoreAlmost Famous (2000)


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#Trademark
1Mezzo-soprano vocals

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