Fran Drescher

Mostly Credited As: Fran Drescher
Birth Name: Francine Joy Drescher
Date Of Birth: September 30, 1957 (Age 58)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Flushing, Queens, New York City, New York
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Fran Drescher

Francine Joy Drescher was born on September 30, 1957 in Flushing, New York. Her parents are Morty (a computer specialist) and Sylvia Drescher, and she has an older sister named Nadine. She attended Hillcrest High School in New York, and was a classmate of Ray Romano.

Drescher broke into the film industry with a small role in the critically acclaimed Saturday Night Fever (1977). After this, she had a string of small but noticeable parts in movies such as UHF (1989) and This Is Spinal Tap (1984), which kept her in show business until she finally created her own television sitcom. This self-developed show, The Nanny, ran for six years, partly because of her winning personality and unmistakable voice. She also starred in a second sitcom, Living with Fran, which first aired in 2005. Lately, she’s kept busy doing guest spots on a variety of shows, including a voice on The Simpsons.

Drescher has proven herself to be a tough lady - she has survived both uterine cancer and a rape, and has come out of both tragedies stronger than before. She wrote a book which was published in 2005, called Cancer Schmancer.

She was married to Peter Marc Jacobson from 1978 to 1999.

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Happily Divorced (2011)As: Fran Lovett
The Fran Drescher Tawk Show (2010)As: Herself (Host)
Living with Fran (2005)As: Fran Reeves
The Nanny (US) (1993)As: Fran Fine Sheffield
Princesses (1991)As: Melissa Kirshner
Episode Cast Credits 

The Real (2013) 
  Fran Drescher 02x53: (Nov/26/2014) As Herself 

The Queen Latifah Show (2013) 
  Fran Drescher and "Game of Thrones" Natalie Dormer 02x48: (Nov/19/2014) As Herself 

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  Hot Topics 06x34: (Oct/30/2014) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher 03x46: (Nov/09/2009) As Herself 

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (2012) 
  Nicole Richie, Fran Drescher & Comedian Tom Green 04x08: (Jul/27/2014) As Herself 

Celebrity Home Raiders (2014) 
  Fran Drescher 01x04: (Mar/13/2014) As Herself 

Bethenny (2013) 
  TV & Broadway Star Fran Drescher! 02x114: (Mar/03/2014) As Herself 

CBS News Sunday Morning (1979) 
  Seeking help for Hoarding 36x04: (Feb/23/2014) As Herself, [Interviewees]

Access Hollywood Live (2010) 
  Season 4, Episode 119 04x119: (Feb/20/2014) As Herself 

The Talk (2010) 
  Season 3, Episode 61 03x61: (Dec/05/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 2, Episode 132 02x132: (Mar/27/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The View (1997) 
  Season 16, Episode 59 16x59: (Nov/27/2012) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Lucy Liu, guest co-hosts Gayle King, Sherri Shepherd 10x197: (Jun/21/2007) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 200 06x200: (Jun/06/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 196 06x196: (Jun/02/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 149 06x149: (Mar/27/2003) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 1, Episode 198 01x198: (May/13/1998) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Season 1, Episode 38 01x38: (Oct/01/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Louis C.K., snowmobile jump with Levi Lavalle, Young the Giant 19x209: (Dec/14/2011) As Herself (Taped Segment) 
  Robert Pattinson, Emma Roberts, Travie McCoy 18x71: (Jun/15/2010) As Herself (The Ross Report) 
  Matthew McConaughey, Fran Drescher, Al Green 13x125: (Apr/04/2005) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Thoth, Shannon Mcnally 10x187: (Apr/23/2002) As Herself 

The Rosie Show (2011) 
  Fran Drescher, Cheryl Hines & Cheryl's mother Rosemary stops by for a drink and a chat 01x07: (Oct/18/2011) As Herself 

The Bonnie Hunt Show (2008) (2008) 
  Fran Drescher, Paula Deen, Dashboard Confessional 02x50: (Nov/13/2009) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Bob Guiney, magician Joel Ward 01x93: (Jan/28/2009) As Herself 

Entourage (2004) 
  The All Out Fall Out 05x03: (Sep/21/2008) As Mrs. Levine 

The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet (2007) 
  Fran Drescher 02x43: (Oct/31/2007) As Herself 

Thank God You're Here (US) (2007) 
  Angela Kinsey, Fran Drescher, Fred Willard, Tom Arnold 01x05: (May/02/2007) As Herself 

Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001) 
  The War At Home 06x08: (Nov/14/2006) As Elaine Dockerty 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Treehouse of Horror XVII 18x04: (Nov/05/2006) Voiced  Golem's spouse 

The Tony Danza Show (2004) (2004) 
  Rachel Hunter, Fran Drescher 02x90: (Jan/27/2006) As Herself 
  Maria Bello, Tom Bergeron, Fran Drescher 02x15: (Sep/30/2005) As Herself 

The Apprentice: Martha Stewart (2005) 
  Every Dog Has His Day 01x06: (Oct/26/2005) As Herself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Jerry O'Connell/Fran Drescher 03x19: (Sep/29/2005) As Herself 
  Ryan Seacrest/Fran Drescher 02x145: (Apr/15/2005) As Herself 
  Rob Lowe/Fran Drescher 02x20: (Oct/01/2004) As Herself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Sept 29, 2005 01x164: (Sep/29/2005) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Shooter Jennings, Moby, Anton Yelchin 01x63: (Apr/11/2005) As Herself 

Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003) 
  Fran Drescher & Amerie 03x122: (Sep/14/2005) As Herself 

What I Like About You (2002) 
  Girls Gone Wild 03x18: (Apr/08/2005) As Fran Reeves 

Live with Kelly (1983) 
  Denzel Washington/Fran Drescher 23x154: (Apr/07/2005) As Herself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Steve Zahn, Fran Drescher, Jack Gallagher 12x105: (Apr/07/2005) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Jake Johannsen, Soozie Tyrell 10x143: (Jul/08/2003) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Joe Rogan 05x123: (May/12/1998) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Paul Rodriguez, Nikki Cox 05x12: (Sep/30/1997) As Herself 

American Masters (1986) 
  Lucille Ball: Finding Lucy 14x04: (Dec/03/2000) As Herself 

Behind The Music (1997) 
  1977 03x42: (Aug/20/2000) As Herself 

MADtv (1995) 
  Episode #509 05x09: (Nov/20/1999) As Herself, [Uncredited]

The Nanny (US) (1993) 
  The Baby Shower 06x20: (Jun/23/1999) As Herself 

Where Are They Now? (1999) (1999) 
  Saturday Night Fever 01x02: (Jun/14/1999) As Herself 

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Fran Drescher, Bob Berman, Faith Hill 05x144: (May/11/1998) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Ryan Tripp, Brooks & Dunn 05x17: (Sep/29/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Eva Herzigova, Tony Bennett 04x94: (Feb/05/1997) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Jesse Jackson, Travis Tritt 04x12: (Sep/17/1996) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Brian Regan, Joan Jett 03x156: (May/20/1996) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Shania Twain, George Miller 03x109: (Feb/26/1996) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Elizabeth Berkley, Fran Drescher 03x08: (Sep/13/1995) As Herself, [Interviewees]
  Fran Drescher, Grant Hill, Trisha Yearwood 02x105: (Feb/13/1995) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Samuel L. Jackson, Alan Jackson 02x06: (Sep/05/1994) As Herself 
  Fran Drescher, Jack Palance, Seal 01x181: (Jun/21/1994) As Herself 
  Sean Connery, Jake Johannsen, Fran Drescher 01x41: (Oct/25/1993) As Herself 

Civil Wars (1991) 
  A Bus Named Desire 02x08: (Dec/02/1992) As Norma Baker 

Dream On (1990) 
  The Second Greatest Story Ever Told (1) 02x01: (Jul/07/1991) As Kathleen 

W.I.O.U. (1990) 
  pilot 01x01: (Oct/24/1990) As Jo Finc 

ALF (1986) 
  Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades 04x18: (Feb/05/1990) As Roxanne 

Night Court (1984) 
  Author, Author 04x03: (Oct/16/1986) As Miriam Brody 

Who's the Boss? (1984) 
  Charmed Lives 02x26: (May/13/1986) As Carol Patrice 
  The Heiress 02x04: (Oct/15/1985) As Carol Patrice 

227 (1985) 
  The Refrigerator 01x04: (Oct/05/1985) As Mrs. Baker 

Fame (1982) (1982) 
  Metamorphosis 01x01: (Jan/07/1982) As Rhonda 
Crew Credits

Show Crew

Living with Fran (2005)• Executive Producer
The Nanny (US) (1993)• Creator
• Executive Producer (1996-1999)
Happily Divorced (2011)• Created By
• Producer
• Executive Producer
Моя прекрасная няня (2004)• Writer

Episode Crew

Happily Divorced (2011) (Credited in 3 episodes from this show) 
Cesar's Wife 02x11 May/30/2012 As: Story
Spousal Support 01x05 Jul/13/2011 As: Story
Pilot 01x01 Jun/15/2011 As: Writer
Living with Fran (2005) (Credited in 1 episodes from this show) 
Healing With Fran 02x08 Jan/27/2006 As: Story
The Nanny (US) (1993) (Credited in 10 episodes from this show) 
Show all 10 episode crew credits
Maggie's Wedding 06x19 Jun/23/1999 As: Director
Immaculate Concepcion 05x19 Apr/01/1998 As: Story
Oy to the World [animated] 03x14 Dec/18/1995 As: Writer
The Chatterbox 02x25 May/15/1995 As: Story, Teleplay
The Will 02x17 Jan/16/1995 As: Teleplay

In January 1985 two armed robbers broke into her home . While 1 ransacked the place the other raped Drescher and her friend at gunpoint and her husband was attacked , tied up and was forced to watch.

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