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17 Shocking Bits Of Trivia You Never Even Knew About "The Nanny"

Yetta and Sylvia may have played mother and daughter in the series, but in real life they were just five years apart!

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4. Madeline Zima, who played the role of Gracie, didn't enjoy the six years she spent on the series very much.


In an interview with The TV Page, she said that while they were filming the show, "They treated me more like a prop than like a human being." :(


5. Fran Fine and Peter Marc Jacobson, writer and producer of the series, were married at the time the series was being filmed.

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In fact, the names Brighton and Gracie are the names they wanted to use for their own children, but they got divorced before they had any.

6. A lot of English people who watched the show complained about Mr. Sheffield's "bad accent," and they suggested he copy Niles...


The crazy thing is that Charles Shaughnessy, who played Mr. Sheffield, was born in London, while Daniel Davis, who played Niles, was born in Arkansas.

7. During the show's fifth season, the actresses who played the roles of C.C. and Val both got pregnant...


When Laura Lane's son was born, they removed Babcock from the story, saying she was in a "mental hospital."


This post was translated from Spanish.