Fran Drescher

2014 Honoree - Citizen-Artist Award


Drescher received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal as the lovable 'Miss Fine' on the CBS hit series "The Nanny," a show she created, wrote, directed, and executive produced.  More recently, she starred in the WB series "Living with Fran" and recently guest starred on the HBO hit series "Entourage." She is currently producing and starring in her new TV show on TV Land called, "Happily Divorced."

She is a strong and vocal supporter of the arts and arts education in our communities, schools and lives.  Drescher has actively participated in the Americans for the Arts annual Arts Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill and has brought national attention to the need for public support of the arts and arts education in America. 

Drescher recently wrote a children's book, Being Wendy, and was most recently awarded the Ally for Equality Award by the Human Rights Campaign for her efforts to defend civil liberties.