Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J. Carol Foster, a beautician, also has 3 children: Dana, Karen, and Mark. See full summary » After a Jewish, high-voiced, woman from Flushing gets fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, Fran is mistaken as applying for a nanny for a widowed man with three children when she is stuck selling cosmetics in Manhattan.
As she spends years there, she becomes great friends with the butler, Niles, and the three kids.
Undaunted by the criticism, a determined Drescher entered herself in the 1973 Miss Teen New York pageant.
She took home second place, but viewed the competition as a calling card; Drescher told local talent agents she'd won the pageant, and used the fibbed victory to pitch herself as a potential client.
Francine Joy Drescher was born in Flushing, Queens, on September 30th, 1957, as the youngest of two children. While attending Parsons Junior High, Drescher realized she was interested in acting.
Drescher's mother Sylvia was a bridal consultant and father, Mort, was a systems analyst for the U. At Hillcrest High School (where she shared several classes with comedian and fellow student Ray Romano), Drescher joined the drama club.
After graduating in 1975, the inseparable Drescher and Jacobson started school at Queens College, but quickly dropped out.
They briefly supported themselves by giving " unisex haircuts" until Drescher was cast as Connie in 1977's .
The second daughter of Sylvia and Morty Fine, Fran was raised in Flushing, New York along with her older sister Nadine.
Fran and her best friend Val Toriello (Rachel Chagall) attended Hillcrest High School.
There she met and began dating classmate Peter Marc Jacobson.
She performed in school shows, but while her high school drama and diction coaches recognized her promise and drive, they were confounded by her thick accent and nasal delivery.