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7 Facts About 'The Nanny' That Even Your Ma Doesn't Know

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4. Daniel Davis's accent was so good it fooled the casting directors


Davis said that, "at the audition I pulled out English Accent No. 2, and they bought it! We had finished the pilot before I told anyone I wasn’t British."

5. The actress who played Gracie hated being on the show


In an interview, Madeline Zima said, "it wasn’t a fun experience. They treated me more like a prop than like a human being.”

6. Drescher got the meeting about the show after meeting a network executive on a plane


She was seated next to a CBS executive so she got herself hyped up to pitch the show. They were intrigued and agreed to have a meeting with her to discuss the idea further.

7. The actresses who played Sylvia and Yetta had an age difference of five years


Even though Yetta was supposed to play Sylvia's mom, Ann Morgan Guillbert is only five year's older than Renée Taylor.

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