Nancy Holbrook

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Nancy Holbrook (named Nancy Thompson in the original series) is an unseen character in Dead by Daylight IconHelp DBDlogo.png. She is referenced in the A Nightmare On Elm Street™ chapter. She is also the heroine of the horror franchise of the same name, A Nightmare On Elm Street.

Background[edit | edit source]

When he heard that Nancy's mother had disappeared, Quentin Smith knew instantly that their success had been short-lived. Although their plan had seemed to work flawlessly, Freddy Krueger had beaten death yet again.

...it would only be a matter of time before Freddy would win and Nancy was lost.

Nancy is a character from the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. A main character, Nancy appears in four of the nine films and subsequently has a recurring role in literature based upon the films.

Following the 2010 film's storyline, she works as waitress in the Springwood Diner and is a senior student at the local high school. Nancy is a friend of Quentin Smith's and together they seemingly manage to overcome and kill Freddy Krueger

Trivia[edit | edit source]

For additional and more detailed information about the character of Nancy Holbrook from the the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, please refer to the A Nightmare on Elm Street Wiki Article.
  • In the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series, Nancy is the main nemesis of Frederick "Freddy" Charles Krueger.
  • Although renamed Nancy Holbrook in the 2010 remake, she is known as Nancy Thompson in all of her appearances in the original film series, the subsequent novelizations, and comic book adaptions.
  • Is a playable character in the 1989 A Nightmare On Elm Street video game.
  • Nancy, along with the unused character Kate Denson, was originally speculated to be the Survivor that would release alongside The Nightmare. However, the developer's couldn't obtain the rights of actress Rooney Mara, who portrayed the 2010 incarnation of the character.


THE SURVIVORS IconHelpLoading survivor.png
DF charSelect portrait.png Dwight Fairfield MT charSelect portrait.png Meg Thomas CM charSelect portrait.png Claudette Morel JP charSelect portrait.png Jake Park NK charSelect portrait.png Nea Karlsson LS charSelect portrait.png Laurie Strode
AV charSelect portrait.png Ace Visconti BO charSelect portrait.png Bill Overbeck FM charSelect portrait.png Feng Min DK charSelect portrait.png David King ES charSelect portrait.png Quentin Smith FS charSelect portrait.png David Tapp
GS charSelect portrait.png Kate Denson HS charSelect portrait.png Adam Francis
THE KILLERS IconHelpLoading killer.png
TR charSelect portrait.png Evan MacMillan - Trapper WR charSelect portrait.png Philip Ojomo - Wraith HB charSelect portrait.png Max Thompson Jr. - Hillbilly NR charSelect portrait.png Sally Smithson - Nurse SH charSelect portrait.png Michael Myers - Shape HA charSelect portrait.png Lisa Sherwood - Hag
DO charSelect portrait.png Herman Carter - Doctor BE charSelect portrait.png Anna - Huntress CA charSelect portrait.png Junior Sawyer - Cannibal EK charSelect portrait.png Freddy Krueger - Nightmare FK charSelect portrait.png Amanda Young - Pig GK charSelect portrait.png Jeffrey Hawk - Clown
HK charSelect portrait.png Rin Yamaoka - Spirit
UNSEEN CHARACTERS
General Lore
Alex Benedict Baker The Entity Vigo
Affiliated to Evan MacMillan - The Trapper
Archie MacMillan
Affiliated to Philip Ojomo - The Wraith
A. Azarov
Affiliated to Max Thompson Jr. - The Hillbilly
Evelyn Thompson Max Thompson Sr.
Affiliated to Sally Smithson - The Nurse
Andrew Smithson The "Anxious Girl" The "Bad Man" The "Catatonic Boy" Father Campbell Harvey Kavanagh
Mary Jenner (a.k.a The "Anxious Girl") Nurse Moris Patrick Spencer Philip Elliott
Affiliated to Michael Myers - The Shape
Dr. Sam Loomis Cynthia Myers (a.k.a. Laurie Strode) Judith M. Myers
Affiliated to Herman Carter - The Doctor
Otto Stamper
Affiliated to Anna - The Huntress
Anna's Mother
Affiliated to Junior Sawyer - The Cannibal
Drayton Sawyer Franklin Hardesty Nubbins Sawyer Sally Hardesty
Affiliated to Freddy Krueger - The Nightmare
Nancy Holbrook
Affiliated to Amanda Young - The Pig
Cecil Adams Gideon John Kramer Jill Tuck John Kramer
Affiliated to Jeffrey Hawk - The Clown
Kenneth's Parents
Affiliated to Rin Yamaoka - The Spirit
Rin's Parents
Behaviour Staff / Forum Moderators
Aizeyu Andy Clyde Donna Dylan Murf
Nikki Sassy Sujan
UNUSED CHARACTERS
The Smasher The Teacher