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Fran Drescher


Francine Joy Drescher was born on September 30th, 1957 in Flushing, Queens, New York to Mort Drescher and Sylvia Drescher. Fran, as she is called, attended Hillcrest High school in New York with another now-famous name, Ray Romano. She was a studious girl and was quite popular. In fact, at age fifteen, she'd met the man she thought she'd spend the... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Nanny
The Nanny Writer
(1993-1999)
Hotel Transylvania
(2012)
La nany
La nany Writer
(2005)
Happily Divorced
(2011-2013)

Filmography

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  Happily Divorced (TV Series) (created by - 34 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (story by - 31 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (written by - 1 episode, 2011)
- For Better or For Worse (2013) ... (creator) / (story by)
- Sleeping with the Enemy (2013) ... (creator) / (story by)
- Happily Divorced... With Children (2013) ... (creator) / (story by)
- I Object (2013) ... (creator) / (story by)
- Peter's Boyfriend (2013) ... (creator)
 2007 La niñera (TV Series) (creator)
 2006 Living with Fran (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Healing with Fran (2006) ... (story)
 2005 Niania (TV Series) (creator)
 2005 La nany (TV Series) (creator)
 2004 La niñera (TV Series) (story - 172 episodes)
- Episode #1.136 (2004) ... (story)
- Episode #1.135 (2004) ... (story)
- Episode #1.132 (2004) ... (story)
- Episode #1.133 (2004) ... (story)
- Episode #1.134 (2004) ... (story)
 2004 Moya prekrasnaya nyanya (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- First Date (2004)
- New Job (2004)
  The Nanny (TV Series) (created by - 145 episodes, 1993 - 1999) (written by - 5 episodes, 1993 - 1995) (story - 2 episodes, 1995 - 1998) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1995) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1995) (story by - 1 episode, 1993)
- The Finale: Part 2 (1999) ... (creator)
- The Finale: Part 1 (1999) ... (creator)
- The Baby Shower (1999) ... (creator)
- Maggie's Wedding (1999) ... (creator)
- Yetta's Letters (1999) ... (creator)
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2 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 9 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Fran

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on personally officiating at gay marriage ceremonies] It is our duty to recognize that injustice exists and shift national consciousness to correct that injustice. Marriage equality is our opportunity to uphold our constitutional values, to stretch beyond our comfort zone and mature into a better version of ourselves. It is only by example that we may continue to be a beacon of freedom for the ... See more »

Trivia:

Famously bumped into the then-president of CBS, Jeff Sagansky, on a plane trip to Paris. She convinced him to hear her and her husband Peter Marc Jacobson's ideas for a television show. After impressing him with her persistence, intelligence and charm, The Nanny (1993) pilot was filmed less than a year later. See more »

Trademark:

Nasal voice with New York accent See more »

Nickname:

Frannie

Star Sign:

Libra

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