Nancy Reagan

Nancy Reagan

Originally a Broadway actress, Nancy Davis Reagan is the widow of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan.

  • Nancy Reagan served as First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989. She is known for her advocacy for decreasing drug and alchohol abuse.
  • She performed in 11 films from 1949 to 1956 under the name of Nancy Davis.
  • She met Ronald Reagan in 1951 when he was president of the Screen Actors Guild.

To young people watching or listening, I have a very personal message for you: There's a big, wonderful world out there for you. It belongs to you. It's exciting and stimulating and rewarding. Don't cheat yourselves out of this promise.

Nancy Reagan