Nancy La Scala... Farm Girl turned Actress.
Nancy, an Actress in film, television, and theatre in roles alongside the best of the best like Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys, "Guardian", "In the Cut", in LIFETIME’S “Kill the Babysitter” and the Venice Film Festival Golden Lion nominated "Vegas: Based on a True Story", which earned her a Best Actress nomination at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival for her performance as Tracy. She got her big break in the MGM cult classic, "Species II".
Coming May 2020, Nancy will be seen in a leading role in “The Eagle and the Albatross” with KPOP star Amber Liu and in the theatrical release of Round Room Productions "Heart, Baby!"
From award-winning films (Courting Chaos won Best Comedy at the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival 2014) to award-winning plays (The Importance of Being Earnest won the Producer's Encore Award at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2014), Nancy has a keen eye for great stories, be it stage, screen, or television.
She became a familiar television face from her numerous appearances on "Criminal Minds", "Castle", and "Nip/Tuck". You may also recognize her in a steady string of commercial roles (Acura, Macy's, Ikea, Pond's, Verizon).
Nancy has intensely studied her craft in New York under Sheila Gray and Freddie Karamen at Carnegie Hall. In Los Angeles, she continues her studies with Karen Maruyama at The Groundlings and Elizabeth Gamza.
In addition to her career as an actress, Nancy is also an accomplished model. At a young age, she traded her humble beginnings of upstate farm life for Europe and New York City, walking the runways for YSL, Givenchy, and Christian Lacroix, and in countless editorials for Vogue Italia, L'Officiel, and Marie Claire. Amongst her favorite photographers to work with was Helmut Newton as a 'Big Nude.' Their highly-praised collaboration can be seen on the introductory page of TASCHEN's Helmut Newton: Polaroids.
Nancy is a devoted animal lover; inspired by her own adopted dogs, she created Throw Your Dog a Bone, a line of high-end pet products.