Nancy in 1962
Nancy Patterson
Portrayed by Emily Rose
Episode Slipping
Status Deceased (1962)

Nancy Patterson was an aspiring writer, murdered by her jealous husband, Daniel Patterson, in 1962. She appeared in Season 5 Episode 17 "Slipping".


Nancy was raised as an orphan and was told that her mother died during childbirth. The truth was that her mother was institutionalised at a mental hospital, Drummond, and hung herself while at the hospital. She married and had a daughter, Rachel. She was widowed shortly after.

While working as a secretary at the university, she met Daniel Patterson, a renowned professor, who she later married in 1961.

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