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The Nanny Cast List

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The Nanny cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the The Nanny main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these The Nanny stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from The Nanny focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on The Nanny that are on here as well.

This poll contains items like Joan Van Ark and Charles Shaughnessy

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from The Nanny?" or "Who starred on The Nanny?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular The Nanny actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular The Nanny actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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    Ann Morgan Guilbert

    The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Nanny
    Ann Morgan Guilbert (October 16, 1928 – June 14, 2016), sometimes credited as Ann Guilbert, was an American television and film actress who portrayed a number of roles from the 1950s on, most notably...  more
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    Benjamin Salisbury

    The Nanny, The Oz Kids
    Benjamin David Salisbury (born October 19, 1980) is an American actor and dancer best known for playing the role of Brighton Sheffield on the CBS television sitcom The Nanny from 1993 to 1999....  more
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    Bess Armstrong

    My So-Called Life, House of Lies
    Elizabeth Key "Bess" Armstrong (born December 11, 1953) is an American film, stage and television actress. She is best known for her roles in films The Four Seasons (1981), High Road to China (1983),...  more
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    Charles Shaughnessy

    The Nanny, Happily Divorced
    Charles George Patrick Shaughnessy, 5th Baron Shaughnessy (born 9 February 1955) is a British television, theatre, voice and film actor. Shaughnessy is known for his roles on American television, as...  more
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    Daniel Davis

    The Nanny, Texas
    Daniel Davis (born November 26, 1945) is an American stage, screen, and television actor.Davis is best known for portraying Niles the butler on the sitcom, The Nanny (1993 to 1999), and for his two...  more
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    Fran Drescher

    The Nanny, Happily Divorced
    Francine Joy Drescher (born September 30, 1957) is an American actress, comedian, writer and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit TV series The Nanny (1993–99), and for...  more
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    Lauren Lane

    The Nanny, Hunter
    Lauren Lane (born February 2, 1961) is an American television and stage actress. She is best known for her role as C. C. Babcock on The Nanny....  more
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    Chester Drescher was a performing dog and Fran Drescher's Pomeranian. He played C.C. Babcock's dog on The Nanny, who seemed to like nanny Fran Fine better than he did C.C. He was also in the 1990...  more
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    Madeline Zima

    Californication, The Nanny
    Madeline Zima (born September 16, 1985) is an American actress. She portrayed Grace Sheffield on the CBS sitcom The Nanny (1993–1999), Mia Lewis on the Showtime comedy drama series Californication...  more
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    Chris Marquette

    Joan of Arcadia, Another World
    Chris Marquette (born Christopher George Rodriguez; October 3, 1984) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in such films as The Tic Code, Freddy vs. Jason, The Girl Next Door, Just Friends,...  more
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    Nicholle Tom

    Superman: The Animated Series, The Nanny
    Nicholle Marie Tom (born March 23, 1978) is an American actress. Tom is best known for her roles as Ryce Newton in Beethoven (1992), Beethoven's 2nd (1993), Beethoven (1994–1995), and as Maggie...  more
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    Rachel Chagall (born Rachel Levin; November 24, 1952) is an American actress, best known for roles as Gaby in the film Gaby: A True Story (1987), for which she was nominated for Golden Globe Award...  more
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    Renée Taylor

    The Nanny
    Renée Taylor (née Renée Wexler; March 19, 1933) is an American actress and writer. She is known for playing Fran Drescher's title character's outspoken mother, Sylvia Fine, on the TV series The Nanny....  more
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    Harry Van Gorkum is an actor....  more
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    James Marsden

    Ally McBeal, Second Noah
    James Paul Marsden (born September 18, 1973) is an American actor, singer, and former model. Marsden began his acting career guest-starring in television shows Saved by the Bell: The New Class,...  more
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    Jamie Renée Smith

    Ask Harriet
    Jamie Renée Smith (born April 10, 1987) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the films Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996) and Dante's Peak (1997)....  more
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    Jason Alexander

    Seinfeld, Franklin & Bash
    Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), known by his stage name Jason Alexander, is an American actor, voice actor, singer, comedian, and director. Alexander is best known for his role as...  more
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    Joan Van Ark

    Knots Landing, McMillan & Wife
    Joan Van Ark (born June 16, 1943) is an American actress, known for her role as Valene Ewing on the primetime soap opera Knots Landing. A life member of The Actors Studio, she made her Broadway debut...  more
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    Jon Stewart

    The Larry Sanders Show, The Jon Stewart Show
    Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, activist, political commentator, actor, and television host. He hosted The Daily...  more
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    Lainie Kazan

    My Big Fat Greek Life, The Paper Chase
    Lainie Kazan (born May 15, 1940) is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for St. Elsewhere and the 1993 Tony...  more
  • 21

    Lance Reddick

    Fringe, The Wire
    Lance Reddick (born December 31, 1962) is an American actor and musician. He is best known for playing Cedric Daniels in The Wire and Phillip Broyles in Fringe. He is also known for portraying...  more
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    Nikki Cox

    Las Vegas, The Norm Show
    Nicole Avery Cox (born June 2, 1978) is an American actress and comedy writer known mostly for her roles on the television series Unhappily Ever After, Las Vegas, and Nikki....  more
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    Pamela Anderson

    Home Improvement, Baywatch
    Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress, model and animal rights activist. Anderson is best known for her appearances in Playboy magazine and for her work on the...  more
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    Preston Wamsley

    Preston Maki Wamsley is an American television actor. Wamsley is best known for his recurring role as Ronnie Wilson on the late 1990s sitcom, The Hughleys. Wamsley has also made appearances on other...  more
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    Robert Vaughn

    The A-Team, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
    Robert Francis Vaughn (November 22, 1932 – November 11, 2016) was an American actor noted for his stage, film and television work. His best-known television roles include suave spy Napoleon Solo in...  more