She is most famous for the title role she played in the 1979 Broadway adaptation of Peter Pan. Other credits include My One and Only and Chicago.
In 1970, she was named one of the most promising faces of tomorrow by TIME magazine. In 1971, she starred in the television series Funny Face (later renamed The Sandy Duncan Show). Her performance as Missy Anne Reynolds in the miniseries Roots earned her an Emmy Award. It was then that she went back to Broadway for many years. In the 1970s, she was treated for a tumor behind her left eye. She lost the sight in the eye but she is still able to move it normally. It was rumored that the eye had to be removed and was replaced with a prosthetic, a rumor that gained so much press attention that it was parodied by a punk rock group, who called themselves Sandy Duncan's Eye.
In 1987, she joined the cast of the sitcom The Hogan Family (which was previously titled Valerie) after Valerie Harper left the show abruptly. She filled the role of mother as Sandy Hogan, the patriarch's sister. In 1988, she did the first three Barney and the Backyard Gang videos as Michael and Amy's mom.Today, she has been in many traveling stage productions, including The King and I.
Sandy Duncan Facts
|Birthday||February 20, 1946 (71)|
|Birthplace||Henderson, Texas, USA|
|Height||5' 5" (1m65) How tall is Sandy Duncan compared to you?|
|The Land Before Time: The Complete Collection|
|The Fox and the Hound / The Fox and the Hound II|
|The Swan Princess|
|The Fox And The Hound|
|The Cat From Outer Space|
|This Is Spinal Tap|
|Love & Other Four Letter Words|