Portia Nelson

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Portia Nelson is a renaissance woman ....She has appeared in such films as The Sound of Music, Dr. Doolittle, Trouble with Angels, and The Other, and she has appeared on the television soap opera All My Children as Mrs. Gurney for many years. She appeared on Broadway in the award-winning musical The Golden Apple. Despite two bouts with cancer, Ms. Nelson is as busy as ever. (Beyond Words Publishing). Over the years she has written the music and lyrics for many revues, television specials, and films. Most recently, her song "Make a Rainbow" was sung by Marilyn Horne at President Clinton's inaugural ceremony.

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