Who played Aunt Sylvia on the nanny?

Lainie Kazan (born Lainie Levine; 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 Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for My Favorite Year.

Is Lainie Kazan Greek?

“I am the only one who is not Greek, I am Jewish, but they make believe,” she tells us laughing. Kazan, plays the Greek mother of Nia Vardalos (Toula) who is the real head of the house and offers advice to her kids often with questionable results.

Does Barbra Streisand cameo on The Nanny?

Speaking on the podcast, Oh, Mr. Sheffield!, Jacobson revealed that Fran’s great love, Barbra Streisand, was the one guest star The Nanny always wanted but couldn’t get on the show. Jacobson said, the team “talked about it all the time,” but the cameo didn’t work out due to budget and scheduling conflicts.

Was Val on The Nanny pregnant?

At one point during the series, Val, Fran and C.C. Babcock bonded and swore off men for a while. However, at the end of the series, Val meets Fred the pharmacist after an encounter with a psychic. They start dating, and she becomes pregnant with his son.