Nancy Wolcott Mckeown: Who is Buddy Ebsen’s ex-wife

Nancy Wolcott Mckeown

Nancy Wolcott Mckeown was the ex-wife of Buddy Ebsen. Nancy Wolcott Mckeown was an American actor and dancer, whose career spanned seven decades. He is famous for his role as Jed Clampett in the CBS television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies; afterward, he starred in the television detective drama Barnaby Jones.

Nancy Wolcott Mckeown: Bio Summary

Full NameNancy Wolcott Mckeown
famous asEx-wife of Buddy Ebsen
Age at time of death89 years
Date of birth11th August 1918
Place of Birth Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Date of death14th May 2008
place of deathNewport Beach, Orange County, California, United States.
Children Bonnie Ebsen, Susannah Ebsen, 
Cathy Ebsen, Dustin Ebsen, Kiki Ebsen
Spouse Buddy Ebsen (m. 1945–1985)

Nancy Wolcott Mckeown was born on 11th August 1918  in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, United States. she died at the age of 89 on 14th May 2008 in Newport Beach, Orange County, California, United States.

She was a lieutenant

She is one of the first ones in the Coast Guard in World War II as a lady Lieutenant. She attended North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Ill. Later Nancy Wolcott went to Vassar College under Hallie Flanagan to gain knowledge about theatre. She was selected for New York’s Hudson Valley with the theatre group members named The Valley Vagabonds.

She was also part of the melody groups named the Larks and the Roger Wagner Chorale. McKeown didn’t stop there she went on to acquire huge respect after directing the Guild of Orange County.

Nancy Wolcott Mckeown was the second wife of Buddy Ebsen

Ebsen first married Ruth Cambridge. They had two daughters. The marriage ended in divorce after being together for 12 years. In 1945, Ebsen and his new wife Nancy Wolcott McKeown tied a knot. However, the divorce ended their long-term marriage of 39 years.

They had four daughters, including Kiki Ebsen, and a son. This marriage, after 39 years, also ended in divorce. His daughters Kiki, Kathy, and Bonnie are all accomplished horsewomen. In 1985, Ebsen married his third wife, Dorothy “Dotti” Knott. They had no children.

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Nancy Wolcott McKeown died at age 89

Buddy Ebsen’s ex-wife McKeon died at the age of 89 on 14th May 2008 in Newport Beach, Orange County, California, United States. Her ex-husband Ebsen also died of respiratory failure at Torrance Memorial Medical Center in Torrance, California, on July 6, 2003, at the age of 95. Upon his death, his body was cremated at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach, California.

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