In July 2001, Nancy Lee Grahn graced the cover of the magazine California Lawyer, with a caption that read: Move over Ally; 'General Hospital's' Alexis Davis is the best lawyer on television.
She received Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in 2003, 2004 and 2005. Grahn was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her work in 2000.
The actress grew up in Skokie, IL, and often returns to visit family members. It was in a Skokie community theater production of Oklahoma that Nancy landed her first role.