Martin Short’s wife dies

Nancy Dolman was featured in 'Soap'

Thesp Nancy Dolman, who had a recurring role on TV’s “Soap,” died Aug. 21 in Pacific Palisades. She was 58 and had been a cancer patient.

Dolman mostly worked in TV, playing Annie Selig on the ABC sitcom’s final season in 1980-81. She also had parts in “Making a Living,” “Family in Blue” and “SCTV Channel.”

On stage she was featured in regional productions of “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Godspell.”

She retired from showbiz in the 1980s.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, Martin Short; a daughter and two sons.

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