Nancy’s own big break did not come until 1980 when she was cast as Jo Polnaiczek in The Facts of Life, a success situation comedy about a girls boarding school. The show continued eight years. Later, McKeon continued to play in TV shows such as The Section and Sonny with a Chance.
Celebrity Nancy McKeon was born on April 4, 1966, in Westbury, Ny. McKeon began making advertisements in the age of TWO, followed by guest appearances on such soap operas as Another World, before moving to California in the mid-1970s.
McKeon and her family relocated to Los Angeles for her brother’s profession. He’d acquired a leading character in the sitcom Alice starring Linda Lavin. Lavin played the title character, a widowed single mother who works as a waiter in a diner. Philip McKeon played her son, Tommy.