Francine Joy «Fran» Drescher (30 de septiembre de 1957, Queens, Nueva York) es una actriz, comediante, guionista, productora, directora y activista estadounidense. Se hizo mundialmente famosa por haber hecho el papel de la niñera Fran Fine en la comedia de situación The Nanny, que se transmitió originalmente entre 1993 y 1999 por la cadena CBS. En el 2000 se le diagnosticó cáncer de útero, por lo que se mantuvo relativamente alejada de la interpretación hasta que en 2005 volvió a la televisión con una nueva serie, Living with Fran. Nominada a varios premios Emmy, en 2010 fue la presentadora del programa The Fran Drescher Show y desde 2011 es protagonista de la comedia Happily Divorced.
- Fecha de nacimiento: 1957-09-30
- Lugar de nacimiento: Flushing, New York, U.S.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Francine Joy "Fran" Drescher (born September 30, 1957) is an American film and television actress, comedian, screenwriter, director, producer, author, singer, talk show host, political lobbyist and health activist. 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 1991, Drescher garnered her first leading role in the short-living CBS sitcom Princesses and, in 1993, 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). A uterine cancer survivor, Drescher is an outspoken healthcare advocate and LGBT rights activist, and is noted for her work as a Public Diplomacy Envoy for Women's Health Issues for the U.S. State Department. Divorced from writer and producer Peter Marc Jacobson, she currently lives in Malibu, California. Description above from the Wikipedia article Fran Drescher, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.