Jack Zwillinger/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images(PALOS VERDES, CA) — Tony and Emmy-winning actress Nanette Fabray has died, her son has confirmed. She was 97. Fabray, who was the aunt of actress Shelley Fabares, died in her home in Palos Verdes, California on Thursday from natural causes. Her family was with her when she died. Born Ruby Nanette Bernadette Theresa Fabares, her career began at age three in vaudeville. She became a Broadway star in the ’40s, winning a Tony for her role in Love Life.