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Fran Drescher

1957 - Today

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Francine Joy Drescher (born September 30, 1957) is an American actress, comedian, writer, activist, and trade union leader. She is known for her starring in the lead role as Fran Fine in the television sitcom The Nanny (1993–1999), which she created and produced with her then-husband Peter Marc Jacobson. Drescher made her screen debut with a small role in the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever and later appeared in American Hot Wax (1978) and Wes Craven's horror tale Stranger in Our House (1978). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fran Drescher has received more than 10,371,941 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Fran Drescher is the 1,062nd most popular actor (down from 812th in 2019), the 1,916th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,525th in 2019) and the 519th most popular American Actor.

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  • 10M

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  • 57.66

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Fran Drescher ranks 1,062 out of 9,996Before her are Simon Baker, John Noble, Pedro Infante, Henry Cavill, Youn Yuh-jung, and John Cusack. After her are John Gavin, Patricia Neal, Debra Paget, Jean Sorel, Colin Farrell, and Angie Dickinson.

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Among people born in 1957, Fran Drescher ranks 48Before her are Anna Lindh, Masayoshi Son, Carrie Lam, Marita Koch, Stephen Fry, and Hwang Kyo-ahn. After her are Michael Cretu, Yuen Biao, Subcomandante Marcos, Jan Ceulemans, Adrian Smith, and Janick Gers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fran Drescher ranks 1,916 out of 18,182Before her are Roger Corman (1926), Joan Rivers (1933), Harold Garfinkel (1917), Asa Griggs Candler (1851), Vera Wang (1949), and John Cusack (1966). After her are Gloria Steinem (1934), Buddy Rich (1917), John Gavin (1931), Patricia Neal (1926), Debra Paget (1933), and Nicholas Sparks (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Fran Drescher ranks 519Before her are Lee Grant (1927), Dick York (1928), Ashton Kutcher (1978), Rosanna Arquette (1959), Ed Lauter (1938), and John Cusack (1966). After her are John Gavin (1931), Patricia Neal (1926), Debra Paget (1933), Angie Dickinson (1931), Victor French (1934), and Jason Momoa (1979).

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