Nancy Criss

Nancy Criss

Nandar Entertainment
Director, Editor and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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March 2013
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About Nancy

Mini Biography

Nancy Criss is NANDAR's Co-Founder and President. She is a woman of many talents; all emanating from entrepreneurial spirit that energizes her ability to create opportunities from success in everything that she does. This belief in her first became evident when, at age 11, she won a regional championship in western horsemanship. Her love of horses and involvement in rodeo and ranching continues to this day. By the age of 13 Nancy begun her career in show business, with a role in the TV series, "Petrocelli," followed by a recurring roles in the Paramount series, "Webster." Before long she was appearing in variety of TV and feature films, commercials and stage plays.

During high school and college Nancy continued her theatrical and equestrian activities and, at one point, considered going into criminal law as a career, but opted for marriage and family instead. Before long her instincts for business led into an opportunity to grow a local mailing services company into a firm earning more than a million dollars a year. That success gave her the impetus to create a new international delivery services company (Global Services of Arizona). When that firm reached $1.6 million in annual sales she sold it to invest in and devote her full time to the creation and management of the Nandar Entertainment Group.

Off and on, over the years, as an actress, Nancy also continued to participate in rodeo events. She was also developing a serious interest in the production side of the entertainment business. She decided to test her management skills by producing a feature film, "True Legends of the West." It is now being readied for distribution

Even with all the challenges and long hours necessitated by filmmaking in an ever increasing competitive marketplace, Nancy still finds time to enjoy competing in the Professional Women's Rodeo Association, riding and roping and raising her daughter, Nicole, almost 5, who is already riding horses and cavorting in front of the camera.

Actress, horsewoman, entrepreneur, producer, mother; a new breed of entertainment executive. Leadership built on understanding relationships and the laws of success.
IMDb Mini Biography By: Andy Ettinger



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  • Best Faith-Based Project The Sparrows: Nesting (2015)

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