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Fran Drescher

Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher (born September 30, 1957) is an American film and television actress, comedian, producer, and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit TV series, The Nanny, her nasal voice and thick New York accent. Drescher made her screen debut with a small role in the 1977 blockbuster film Saturday Night Fever prior to appearing in films such as the biopic American Hot Wax (1978), and Wes Craven's horror film Summer of Fear (1978). In the 1980s, she gained recognition as a comedic actress in the films The Hollywood Knights (1980), Doctor Detroit (1983), This Is Spinal Tap (1984), and UHF (1989) while establishing a television career with guest appearances on several series. In 1993, she achieved wider fame as Fran Fine in her own sitcom vehicle The Nanny, for which she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy Television Series during the show's run. She received further recognition for her performances in Jack (1996) and The Beautician and the Beast (1997) and reinforced her reputation as a leading sitcom star with Living With Fran (2005–2006) and Happily Divorced (2011–present). A uterine

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Little Grace in "The Nanny": 'Memba Her?!

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Madeline Zima is best known for playing the youngest child Grace Sheffield -- opposite Fran Drescher -- in the family friendly '90s sitcom "The Nanny." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

Bill Clinton & The Fanny

Bill Clinton
And The Fanny

Bill Clinton gave Fran Drescher a hand at the Life Ball charity event in Vienna this weekend.The former President likes to keep his fingers on the pulse of the important issues. READ MORE >

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Fran Drescher -- Campaign Speech Impediment

Fran Drescher
Campaign Speech Impediment

Fran Drescher needs to learn that if she's gonna throw her name into the ring for Hillary Clinton's open NY Senate seat -- she might wanna open her mouth when asked about it. Unless she's afraid… READ MORE >

- 2205 days ago
Fran Drescher -- Grateful Bedhead

Fran Drescher
Grateful Bedhead

Lookin' like someone more inclined to bother you about the joys of tending a compost heap than a velociraptor-voiced nanny, Fran Drescher hit Malibu yesterday -- sans makeup, wearing a hippie… READ MORE >

- 2316 days ago
Drescher No Match for David Spade

Drescher
No Match for David Spade

Fran Drescher got the pap shaft last night. TMZ's photog literally ran from The Nanny to A-list celeb David Spade. // The cameraman then had the audacity to return to Fran, who talked about her… READ MORE >

- 2473 days ago
Fran Drescher's Tuesday Night Fever

Fran Drescher's
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One lucky fan got the Nanny to sign his poster of "Saturday Night Fever" last night outside of the new Nobu in Los Angeles. Wait, Fran Drescher was in "Saturday Night Fever"?! WTF?! You think… READ MORE >

- 2489 days ago

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