Nancy Sorel

Nancy Sorel


Nancy Sorel was born on May 14, 1964 in USA. Nancy Sorel's big-screen debut came with Generations - Season 1 directed by Ken Herman in 1989. Nancy Sorel is known for A Dog's Journey directed by Gail Mancuso, Josh Gad stars as Bailey and Dennis Quaid as Ethan. Nancy Sorel has got 2 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Nancy Sorel achieved is ACTRA Awards. The upcoming new movie Nancy Sorel plays is Let's Meet Again on Christmas Eve which will be released on Dec 05, 2020.

Nancy Sorel is an award winning American and Canadian actor and voice artist known for Less Than Kind (2008), Et si le ciel existait? (2014), Breakthrough (2019), How It Ends (2018), The Grudge (2020), Sauver une vie pour Noël (2018), Le Maître du Haut Château (2015) & Barbie : Fairytopia (2005).Nancy Sorel was born on May 14, in Fall River, Massachusetts, USA. The third child of tool maker, Alphonse J Weglowski and R.N. Diane Sorel Weglowski. She attended B.M.C. Durfee High School of Fall River and then went on to receive a degree in Theatre and Film from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. While at U Mass Amherst, she booked her first professional acting gig at the University Playwrights festival with guest artist, Bill Pullman. He inspired her to move to New York City pursue acting professionally. After earning her degree and moving to New York City, she began acting Off Broadway at the Ernie Martin and Intar Theaters. During this time she also worked in commercials, print and after a few months in New York, won the the role of Coco, on the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live. Shortly thereafter, Nancy relocated to Los Angeles to star in the NBC daytime series Generations (1989). During that time she also guest-starred in Prime Time shows, Movies of the Week and Pilots including Beverly Hills (1990), Docteur Doogie (1989), Arabesque (1984), La maison en folie (1988), X Files: aux frontières du réel (1993) and Au-delà du réel - l'aventure continue (1995). She then went on to play the role of Sammy, on Fox's sitcom Down the Shore (1992).After shooting numerous projects in Vancouver and spending her early 20's filming back and forth between LA and Vancouver, she eventually called Canada home, where she continued to worked on numerous television projects such as Hope Island (1999), TV business (1999), Sept jours pour agir (1998), First Wave (1998), La treizième dimension (2002), Stargate SG-1 (1997), Tru Calling: compte à rebours (2003), Les 4400 (2004), and many MOW's.It was in Canada that Nancy met and married her husband, manufacturer and actor, Paul Magel. They have two children. Nancy is most well known for her more recent projects including playing Clara Fine, on the HBO critically acclaimed and multi award winning series, Less Than Kind, for which she won 2 Canadian Comedy Awards ( 2009 & 2010), and an ACTRA Award (2014) and was also nominated for a Canadian Screen Award in 2014, for her role on the series. The following year she was nominated for 2 more ACTRA Awards, for her performances in the Sony feature film (with Greg Kinnear) Heaven is for Real, in which she played Dr. Charlotte Slater, and for her portrayal of Marm McGoldrick, the 1860's New York City mob boss on the series The Pinkertons.Whether she is playing a Hallmark mom (Kathy Krueger, in Once Upon A Christmas Miracle 2018), an FBI Agent ( Agent Cole Grudge 2019) a recently widowed school teacher grappling with her faith ("Mrs Abbott" Fox 2000's Breakthrough 2019) or a 1960's socialite of the Third Reich ( Mary Dawson, Man In The High Castle, season 2 & 3, 2017-2018) Nancy has enjoyed becoming a sought after veteran of both the US and Canadian film & television industries.

  • Birthday

    May 14, 1964
  • Place of Birth

    Fall River, Massachusetts, USA
  • Also known


Known For


2 wins & 3 nominations

ACTRA Awards
Outstanding Performance in a Short - Female
Winner - ACTRA Manitoba Award
Platypus (2017)
Canadian Comedy Awards
Less Than Kind (2008)
Winner - Canadian Comedy Award
Less Than Kind (2008)

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows