Fran  Drescher

Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher 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’ 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. A uterine cancer survivor, Fran 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 U.S. State Department. A survivor of rape in 1985 and then diagnosed with uterine cancer in 2000, she wrote about her experiences in her second book, Cancer Schmancer. Her purpose. has also this book was to raise consciousness for men and women "to become more aware of the early warning signs of cancer, and to empower themselves." The Cancer Schmancer Movement followed. Recently, a TV sitcom ‘Happily Divorced’ has been a great success for Fran and her ex husband. She has recently created a children’s picture book ‘Being Wendy’. More information at