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Nancy Linehan Charles

Nancy Linehan Charles appeared on the Colony Stage as Albertine in Toys in the Attic. She finds it interesting to be playing a woman again, after recently sporting a beard as Gonzalo in the L.A. Women's Shakespeare Company's Production of The Tempest.  She has explored the nightmarish landscape of morphine addiction, playing Mary Tyrone in Long Day's Journey Into Night, opposite Orson Bean, at Pacific Resident Theatre.  She won the Los Angeles Drama Critics' Circle Award for her portrayal of Claire Zachanassian in The Visit, and received an LADCC nomination for the title role in Mrs. Warren's Profession. She has played both E.M. Ashford and Vivian Bearing in productions of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning play Wit, at the Geffen Playhouse in L.A. and Atlanta's Alliance Theatre. 

Film work includes Minority Report, Full Frontal, Ed Gein, and Norma Jean and Marilyn

Television credits include Carnivale for HBO, and guest appearances on West Wing, Six Feet Under, The Guardian, The Practice, The Drew Carey Show, ER, and Judging Amy

Nancy is a marathon runner and the mother of two fine sons, Charlie and Will.