Nancy Saunders

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Nancy Saunders
Nancy Sanders

(1925-06-29) June 29, 1925 (age 94)
Years active1946–2011

Nancy Saunders (born June 29, 1925) is an actress of film, television and the stage.


Saunders appeared in over 20 films between 1946 and 1957. She was discovered when a talent scout was looking for attractive actresses who could ride a horse.[1]

Saunders was a contract actress first with RKO Pictures and later with Columbia Pictures.[2]

To modern viewers, Saunders is known for her roles in several Three Stooges films from the Shemp Howard era, specifically I'm a Monkey's Uncle (and its remake Stone Age Romeos) and as Lady Godiva in The Ghost Talks.[3]

Saunders entered the "Queen" competition at the 1972 All American Quarter Horse Congress.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Saunders was born in Hollywood. In December 1946, Saunders married used-car dealer Ray Russell Davioni in Las Vegas. The marriage was annulled in August 1947.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Nancy Saunders". Toledo Blade. June 30, 1947. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Nancy Saunders Signed". Democrat and Chronicle. New York, Rochester. May 17, 1946. p. 10. Retrieved 1 June 2019 – via
  3. ^ Nancy Saunders at
  4. ^ "Nancy Saunders is candidate". The Day. October 14, 1972. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
  5. ^ "Marriage Annulled". The Los Angeles Times. California, Los Angeles. August 14, 1947. p. 14. Retrieved 2 June 2019 – via
  6. ^ "Nancy Saunders leads". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 26, 1947. Retrieved February 28, 2014.

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