The Nanny star Renée Taylor (85) was loved by audiences globally. However, Taylor was already a highly successful playwright and author before appearing in The Nanny. She co-wrote the play Lovers and Other Strangers with her second husband Joseph Bologna (+82), which was extremely successful on Broadway. Taylor even won an Oscar with her husband for their screen adaptation of the play, which they directed in 1970.
Renée Taylor: Her big break on-screen
Renée won an Emmy for Best Screenplay three times in a row from 1971 to 1973. She starred in numerous films and series up until the nineties and appeared in The Errand Boy and A New Leaf.
In 1993 she joined the cast of The Nanny as Sylvia Fine. She played Fran Fine's mother up until the series ended in 1999 and was adored by the show's viewers. The Nanny soon became iconic and therefore, Renée became an international star.
Renée Taylors life after The Nanny
Renée Taylor appeared in a number of films and TV series after The Nanny concluded. She had guest appearances in Ladykillers, Alfie, How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls. Her latest appearance was in How to be a Latin Lover in 2017.
In 2017 Renée Taylor's husband of fifty-two years passed away. The couple have two children, Gabriel Bologna, who also works as an actor and Zizi Bologna, who works as a producer.