Nancy Ann Travis (born September 21, 1961) is an American actress. She began her career on Off-Broadway theater, before her first leading screen role in the ABC television miniseries Harem opposite Omar Sharif. Her breakthrough came in 1987, playing Sylvia Bennington in the comedy film Three Men and a Baby, she later starred in its sequel, Three Men and a Little Lady (1990).
Travis has starred in many films, include Internal Affairs (1990), Air America (1990), Passed Away (1992), Chaplin (1992), So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993), Greedy (1994), and Fluke (1995). On television, Travis in 1995 went to star in the CBS sitcom Almost Perfect, which ran two seasons, and the short-lived Work with Me (1999). In 2002, she played a leading role in the ABC miniseries Rose Red, and later joined the cast of CBS sitcom Becker for its final two seasons.
From 2011 to 2017, Travis starred as Vanessa Baxter in the ABC sitcom Last Man Standing. In 2018, she will begin starring opposite Michael Douglas in the Netflix comedy series The Kominsky Method.