Nancy Olson (portrayed by Felice Schachter) was a student at Eastland Academy and one of the main characters of the first season of "The Facts of Life."

Nancy was described as the all-American teenager. She was well-rounded, but wasn't the best student (even though she had the highest I.Q. score of every girl at Eastland). Her main delight was talking on the phone for hours to her never-seen boyfriend, Roger Butler.

She would get insanely jealous if any of the girls tried to get with Roger (even shoving ice down Blair's blouse when she found out about Blair's plan to secretly meet him in New York, although Blair wasn't interested in Roger and was just using him as her ticket to see Baryshnikov).

In the second season finale of "Diff'rent Strokes" (the parent series of "The Facts of Life"), titled "The Girls' School", Nancy was disheartened because her scholarship had ran out and Mrs. Garrett encouraged her to try out for the school play to get a scholarship. In the end, Nancy performed well enough to remain at Eastland.

Even though she was not a regular cast member after the first season, Nancy was featured in various later episodes of the show.

In 1986, Nancy (along with Sue Ann Weaver and Cindy Webster) returned to visit Tootie, Natalie and Blair where it's revealed that she is pregnant and engaged to Roger.


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