Nancy Priddy  

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Nancy Lee Priddy is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She was born in South Bend, Indiana, to Carl Priddy and Katherine Iona Driggs.

As an actress, she appeared on many notable television series, including Bewitched, The Waltons, and Matlock.

Music career

In 1968 she released the album You've Come This Way Before. It is now regarded as a classic of psychedelic folk. That same year she contributed backup vocals to Leonard Cohen's debut album Songs of Leonard Cohen.

After years of being away from the recording studio, she returned in 2007 to record Christina's Carousel, released in early 2008.


Priddy is the mother of actress Christina Applegate, and has appeared with her in several projects, including the television series Married...with Children and the film The Sweetest Thing.


Priddy is a breast cancer survivor. On August 3, 2008, People reported that her daughter, Christina Applegate, had been diagnosed with breast cancer. On August 19, 2008, it was announced that Applegate was cancer-free after a double mastectomy, although she reportedly did not undergo chemotherapy or radiation.

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