The Nanny And Film Roles
Drescher and Jacobson created their own television show, , in 1993. The show aired on from 1993 to 1999, and Drescher became an instant star. In this sitcom, she played a woman named Fran Fine who casually became the nanny of Margaret , Brighton , and Grace Sheffield ; with her wit and her charm, she endeared herself to their widower father: stuffy, composed, proper British gentleman and Broadway producer Maxwell Sheffield . She reprised her This is Spinal Tap character of Bobbi Flekman, a look-alike for her Fran Fine character, in Season 5, Episode 3 of The Nanny.
Drescher appeared in , directed by , and co-starring . She was also the voice of “Pearl” in .
Early Life And Education
Drescher was born on September 30, 1957, in , New York City, the younger daughter of Sylvia, a bridal consultant, and Morty Drescher, a naval systems analyst. Her family is , from and Central Europe. Her maternal great-grandmother Yetta was born in , Romania, and immigrated to the United States, while her father’s family came from Poland. She has an older sister, Nadine.
Drescher was a first runner-up for “Miss New York Teenager” in 1973. She attended Flushing’s Parsons Junior High School, which later dissolved, and then in . There she met her future husband, , whom she married in 1978, at age 21. They divorced in 1999. Drescher graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1975; one of her classmates was comedian . Drescher’s character Fran Fine from and Romano’s character Ray Barone from met at a 20th high school reunion on an episode of The Nanny.
Drescher and Jacobson attended , but dropped out in their first year because “all the acting classes were filled.” They then enrolled in school.
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