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Nancy Holbrook is an unseen character in Dead by Daylight [1]. 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.


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


  • 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 A Nightmare on Elm Street 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 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.