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writer/consultant

Nancy Kaye Mirza, American Writer/consultant. Avocations: bridge, swimming, reading, history, anthropology. F C. Recipient Recognition of Outstanding Svc. award Illinois Council Exceptional Children, 1973; Illinois State scholar, 1969.

Background

Mirza, Nancy Kaye was born on May 26, 1939 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Woodrow Earl Jacobson and Betty Jane (Kline) Jackson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, 1970. Master of Science, Illinois State University, 1971.

Career

Model, Patrice Vance Agency/Radio City Talent, Chicago, 1944-1949;actor, Cmty. Theater, Illinois, 1947-1974;writer, New Trier/Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, 1954-1959;social activist, Unitarian Universalist Association, Bloomington, 1963-1972;school psychologist public schools, Peoria, Chicago, 1971-1974;actor/writer, LaMama-Hollywood/I.C.M., Los Angeles, 1974-1976;vocational consultant, various locations, California, 1976-1984;teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District, 1983-1988;media advisor/consultant/writer, Nancy Kaye Mirza, Santa Monica, California, since 1988. Director Playwrites Workshop, Los Angeles, 1974-1976.

Achievements

  • Avocations: bridge, swimming, reading, history, anthropology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (play) Love on Trial, 1956. Consultant (play) Kennedy's Children, 1974 (Tony 1976), Entebe, 1975 (Drama Critics Circuit 1976).

Membership

Board directors Unitarian Universalist Association, Chicago, 1969-1972. Member American Counseling Association, American Civil Liberties Union, Screen Actors Guild, Actors Equity Association (small theatre representative 1974-1975), American Contract Bridge League, University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bridge, swimming, reading, history, anthropology.

Connections

Married Jerome Mirza, April 14, 1958 (divorced). 1 child, Candace Renéest.

father:
Woodrow Earl Jacobson Jackson

mother:
Betty Jane (Kline) Jackson

spouse:
Jerome Mirza

child:
Candace Renéest Mirza