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‘The Nanny’ Cast – Where Are They Now?

If you ever wondered what happened to the cast of “The Nanny”, then wonder no more. Allie’s got you covered!

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

Fran Drescher – Fran Fine

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

She played nutty annoying voiced nanny Fran Fine on the show. In 2000, Fran was admitted into the hospital and was diagnosed with uterine cancer. She underwent a hysterectomy as a result and was deemed cancer free. She then wrote a book called “Cancer Schmancer” to empower people to realize the signs and symptoms of cancer and to raise awareness. She also runs cancerschmancer.org, a non-profit setup for people to learn about early detection.

In September 2008, Drescher, a Democrat, was appointed as a U.S. diplomat by the U.S. State Department. Her official title is Public Diplomacy Envoy for Women’s Health Issues. She eyed a congressional seat, but decided against it when Kirsten Gillibrand was appointed to succeed Hilary Clinton. In April 2010, she was the guest of honor at the Dancer Against Cancer charity ball.

Charles Shaughnessy – Maxwell Sheffield

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

Charles played millionaire Maxwell Sheffield on the show, but afterward he appeared in a TV movie called “Get A Clue”. After that, he also appeared on “Mom’s Got A Date With A Vampire”, “Sabrina”, “Stargate SG-1″, “Mad Men”, “Law & Order” and “CSI: NY”, to name a few. He became the fifth Baron Shaughnessy in December 2007, when his cousin passed away.

Daniel Davis – Niles

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

One of my favorite characters on the show, Niles, played by Daniel Davis, wasn’t always as sarcastic as he appeared. He received a nomination for Best Actor in “Wrong Mountain”. He also played Professor Moriarty in the episodes “Elementary, Dear Data” and “Ship in a Bottle” of “Star Trek: The Next Generation”.

He also appeared in “Talking Heads”, “The Frogs”, “Frasier”, “The Prestige” and “Ugly Betty”. His IMDB page lists credits all the way back to 1970. His stint on “Star Trek: TNG” was one of my favorites of the series.

Lauren Lane – Chastity Claire ‘C.C’ Babcock

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

Lane was married to David Wilkins. Lane has a daughter Kate (born February 23, 1998) with Wilkins.

In 2004, she appeared in the reunion of The Nanny entitled The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember, starring Fran Drescher and much of the original cast.

Nicholle Tom – Margaret ‘Maggie’ Sheffield

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

Tom currently stars in the IFC original The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman as Tara, an underling at a film production company.

Also, in the early 1990s, she played ‘Ryce Newton’ in the successful family movie “Beethoven” and the sequel “Beethoven’s 2nd”. She did not appear in “Beethoven’s 3rd” and “Beethoven’s 4th” as she had grown up too much for her specific role, although she did reprise her role as the voice of Ryce in the cartoon spinoff.

From 1998–2006 she provided the voice for “Supergirl in the DC Animated Universe”. In 2000, she played Sarah Bryan in the Fox Family TV film “Ice Angel” as well as Tracy in “Panic”. In 2001, she portrayed a teen reporter named Cassie in “The Princess Diaries”.

She starred in the Lifetime movie “Her Only Child”, which premiered on March 22, 2008. She guest starred alongside brother David (who played her character’s brother) in an episode of “Criminal Minds” which originally aired on April 2, 2008.

She also guest starred on an episode of “Cold Case” which aired on May 4, 2008.

Benjamin Salisbury – Brighton Sheffield

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

An accomplished dancer, Salisbury would often treat “The Nanny” studio audiences to improvisational routines when the cameras weren’t rolling. He also played Martin Short’s son in the 1992 film “Captain Ron”, and appeared in “D3: The Mighty Ducks” as the sports announcer.

Was also lined up to play Bart Simpson in the “Simpsons” live-action movie which was greenlit at the height of Simpsons mania in 1992.

In August 2006, Salisbury was featured in Domino’s pizza commercials featuring Fudge-ums, Domino’s then-new mini-brownies. As of 2010, he currently works for the NHL team, the Los Angeles Kings.

Madeline Zima – Grace Sheffield

'The Nanny' Cast - Where Are They Now?

Zima has become known for her work in films such as “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” and having most recently appeared in the Hilary Duff film “A Cinderella Story” and the soon to be released films: “Dimples”, “Looking for Sunday”, “Once in a Very Blue Moon” and “Legacy” alongside Hillary Duff’s sister Haylie Duff.

In 2007, Zima played Mia Cross, a sexually precocious and worldly 16-year old, on the series “Californication”. Zima returned for a second season of “Californication” in 2008 reprising her role as bratty 17-year-old Mia. In promotion of Mia’s book, “F*cking and Punching”, Zima starred in several “Californication” webisodes that are featured on YouTube. In 2009, Zima joined the cast of “Heroes” as Gretchen, Claire Bennet’s quirky bisexual roommate and tentative love interest.

She stars as Jill in the 2009 release “The Collector”. She has two new movies coming out in 2010: “Crazy Eyes” and “Trance”.

Who was your favorite character from the show?

source: [ontd]




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  • http://allwomenstalk.com All Women Stalker

    I loved this post! More of the same, please. Cast of Wonder Years will be awesome :D

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  • http://Website Anonymous

    i love the show so much i live off of it

  • http://None Jacqueline

    Omg this is awesome!!I’ve been looking for pics of em everywhere .And I can’t believe Gracie got that big and CeCe got so old.THANKS so MUCH

  • http://alliiswired.com Amber

    Hi im amber and i am to but i love the tv show the nanny. I live is sioux falls so it is 11:46 monday. i do not have school on monday (today) and tuseday. I spean all my nights waching the nanny. in the morning i think of whays to be on the show but i guess i can’t because the to big and dos not look like they did befor. but i still have fun waching it. the nanny is really funny i am waching right now. My favorit chartor is maxwell. I kinda like him. Just look at hem. omg!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    CommentWhat happened to the grandma?

  • http://Website Mary

    Nice post!! I love the nanny!! My fav character is Niles …. Or Fran… Or Cc… Ha ha I love them all! What about Sylvia and val and yetta? Where are they now?

  • ilovethenannywoohoo

    I love niles, fran, grace, brighton, and maxwell. Maxwell was very hott and sexy. Oh i forgot about yetta. Niles was very funny i loved how he would make fun of cc

  • Bunny Travis

    Loved that show I bought the dvd series , THE NANNY ,what are they all up too these days , 2011??
    thank you
    Bunny

  • http://nowcareproducts.com Tracy Smith

    I love The Nanny still watch it now on TVLAND I wish they would do more shows where they left off now that would be great. Happily Divorced is good too. I saw that Charles will be on the last episode of Happily Divorced it would be awesome if the two (he and Fran) got back together on that new show!

  • http://Website Tina

    Love the whole cast of The Nanny, reruns on TVLand is awesome and I love her new show Happily Divorced. i look forward to how she will incorporate some of the old Nanny characters!!!

  • Linda

    Niles was always my very favorite……he was so funny with his jabs at Cece…….I have watched every one of their episodes and still watch all the re-runs. I too wish that Maxwell and Fran would have a fling on Happily Divorced. Love you Niles

  • http://majorfan major fan

    i loved the nanny crew! This show never failed to always make laugh. on the nanny. Wish they make a new nany show w mrs fines new twins and niles and ccs takeing on parenting woo that’d be hillarious

  • http://Website di

    I loved the Nanny. I have the DVD set. My favourite character due to having the BEST LINES was NILES. The cast were all brilliant and so was the series….have no idea what ‘HAPPILY DEVORCED IS. never heard till I read this site.