Lauren Lane

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Lauren Lane
Born(1961-02-02) February 2, 1961 (age 54)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Other namesLaura Lane
OccupationActress, professor
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)David Wilkins (1998-2009) 1 child
 
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Lauren Lane
Born(1961-02-02) February 2, 1961 (age 54)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Other namesLaura Lane
OccupationActress, professor
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)David Wilkins (1998-2009) 1 child

Lauren Lane (born February 2, 1961[citation needed]) is a television and stage actress. She is best known for her role as C. C. Babcock on The Nanny.[1]

Biography[edit]

Lane was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and raised in Texas.[2] She attended Lamar High School in Arlington, Texas and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. Lane also earned a Master's degree in the advanced training program at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco.[3] She is currently head of Drama in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.[4]

Lane was married to David Wilkins and together they had one daughter, Kate Wilkins (born February 23, 1998).[5]

Career[edit]

Lane began her acting career in the 1984 film, Interface. Following Interface, she went on to star in television and film productions such as Positive I.D., Nervous Ticks, Hunter, and L.A. Law, before being cast as C.C. Babcock in The Nanny in 1993. Lane starred in The Nanny until the show ended in 1999. During her time on The Nanny, she also appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in August 1997. Associated acts include Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, and Daniel Davis.

Lane voiced Ivana Baiul in the 2000 film Gen¹³. In December 2004, she joined the rest of the cast of The Nanny for the Lifetime one-hour special, The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember.

Since 2000, Lane has done shows with Zachary Scott Theatre, located in Austin, Texas. More recently, in 2010, Lane was a guest on The Fran Drescher Show.[6][citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1984InterfaceAmy Witherspoon
1986Positive I.D.DanaCredited as Laura Lane
1992Nervous TicksBlonde
1993Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep ScandalLauren Kent
1999Gen¹³Ivana BaiulVoice only
2001Cutting Room, TheThe Cutting RoomJoan Swanson
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1989–1991HunterPolice Sgt. Chris Novak11 episodes
1991–1992L.A. LawJulie Rayburn5 episodes
1993South BeachBrooke Wyatt1 episode
1993–1999Nanny, TheThe NannyChastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock143 episodes
1995Burke's LawTanya Lovette1 episode
1996DuckmanDirector's AssistantAnimated series
Voice only
1 episode
1999PartnersBarbara1 episode
2004Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember, TheThe Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to RememberHerselfReunion of The Nanny cast
2010Fran Drescher Show, TheThe Fran Drescher ShowHerselfTalk show

Theater[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1989JudevineTBA
1992/1994The Madman on the Roof & Electra, The Actor's GangTBA
2001Dinner with FriendsKaren
2005'The Vagina Monologues
2007/2008The Dick Monologues
2008The Clean HouseLane
2009House of Several StoriesMother
2010Becky's New CarBecky
2010Celebrity Autobiography
2011A Writer's Vision(s)
2011August: Osage CountyBarbara
2011Cherry OrchardMadame Ranyévskaya
2011God of CarnageVeronica Novak
2013HarveyVeta Louise
2014Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeSonia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lauren Lane, M.F.A.". Texas State University San Marcos, Department of Theatre and Dance, Faculty. Retrieved 28 December 2009. . WebCitation archive.
  2. ^ "The Nanny Cast and Crew: Lauren Lane". Sony Pictures. Retrieved 28 December 2009. . WebCitation archive.
  3. ^ Smith, Steven Cole (Nov 14, 1994). "'Nanny' actress sitting pretty in popular sit-com". Wilmington Morning Star. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.drama.cmu.edu/55/our-faculty-and-staff
  5. ^ "The Nanny: 1993-1999". People (Time Inc.) 53 (25). June 26, 2000. ISSN 0093-7673. Retrieved 23 December 2014. 
  6. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Us-OAdEac

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