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3. August 2018 - 02:45 Uhr / Lara Graff
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"The Nanny": What happened to "Sylvia Fine" actress Renée Taylor?

Renée Taylor played "Fran's" mother "Sylvia Fine" on The Nanny.

Renée Taylor played "Fran's" mother "Sylvia Fine" on The Nanny.

Sylvia Fine was one of the main characters of the cult nineties sitcom The Nanny and often reduced us to tears with her hilarious antics. But what is Renée Taylor doing today?

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 with her late husband Joseph Bologna

Renée Taylor with her late husband Joseph Bologna

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.

The stars of The Nanny: Renée Taylor ("Sylvia Fine"), Nicholle Tom ("Maggie"), Daniel Davis ("Niles") and Lauren Lane ("C.C. Babcock)

The stars of The Nanny: Renée Taylor ("Sylvia Fine"), Nicholle Tom ("Maggie"), Daniel Davis ("Niles") and Lauren Lane ("C.C. Babcock)

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.

Fran Drescher and Renée Taylor are still keeping in touch!

Fran Drescher and Renée Taylor are still keeping in touch!

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.