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Nancy Walker

Nancy Walker
from the trailer for
Best Foot Forward (1943)
Personal information
Birth nameAnna Myrtle Smoyer
Birth dateMay 10, 1922
Place of birthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 25, 1992(age 69)
Death placeStudio City, California, U.S.
OccupationActress, director
Years active1941 1991

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Nancy Walker (May 10, 1922 March 25, 1992) was an American actress and comedienne of stage, screen, and television. She was also a film and television director (most notably of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, on which she also made several acting guest appearances). During her five-decade long career, she may be best remembered for her long-running role of Ida Morgenstern, who first appeared on several episodes of The Mary Tyler Moore Show and later became a prominent recurring character on the spinoff series Rhoda.

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