Actress, producer and director Nancy Malone dies at 79

Nancy Malone, actress, producer and director, dies at age 79

Nancy Malone, who appeared in numerous TV shows in the 1960s and 1970s and then made a successful transition to being a producer and director, died Thursday. She was 79.

The cause was pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia, said publicist Harlan Boll.

Malone made her debut on Broadway as a teenager and went on to roles in TV shows such as "Naked City," "Dr. Kildare," "The Fugitive" and "The Partridge Family."

As a producer, she won an Emmy for the 1993 "Bob Hope: The First 90 Years" special. Among her directing credits were episodes of "Star Trek: Voyager," "Dawson's Creek" and "Judging Amy."

In the 1970s, Malone helped start the Women in Film networking and support group.

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