2022-11-11

Fran Drescher
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  • Faith: Judaism
  • Career: Actress
  • Birthday:  September 30, 1957
  • Fun Faith Fact!: Drescher had to fight for her character on "The Nanny" to be Jewish.

Francine Drescher is an actress, comedian, activist, and writer. She’s best known for her role as Fran Fine on the television series “The Nanny,” which was produced and created by her then-husband Peter Marc Jacobson. Drescher made her onscreen debut in the film “Saturday Night Fever.” She also appeared in “American Hot Wax,” “Stranger in Our House,” “The Hollywood Knights,” and “Gorp.” In 2014, Drescher made her Broadway debut in “Cinderella” as stepmother Madame. She’s also done voice work, contributing to the “Hotel Transylvania” animated film series.

Is Fran Drescher religious?

Fran Drescher comes from a Jewish family. Both of her parents are Jewish; Her father’s family immigrated to the United States from Poland, while her mother’s family comes from Romania.


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