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Lauren Lane
Born (1961-02-02) February 2, 1961 (age 53)
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Other names Laura Lane
Occupation Actress, professor
Years active 1984–2014
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]


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

Lane was married to David Wilkins [4] and together they had one daughter, Kate Wilkins (born February 23, 1998).


Lauren Lane began her acting career in the 1984 film, Interface. Following Interface, Lane 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, Lane also appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart in August 1997. Associated acts include Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, and Daniel Davis.

Following Lane's role in The Nanny, Lane voiced Ivana Baiul in the 1999/2000 film, Gen¹³. In December 2001, Lane 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.[5][citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Interface Amy Witherspoon
1986 Positive I.D. Dana Credited as Laura Lane
1992 Nervous Ticks Blonde
1993 Perry Mason: The Case of the Skin-Deep Scandal Lauren Kent
1999 Gen¹³ Ivana Baiul Voice only
2001 Cutting Room, TheThe Cutting Room Joan Swanson
Year Title Role Notes
1989–1991 Hunter Police Sgt. Chris Novak 11 episodes
1991–1992 L.A. Law Julie Rayburn 5 episodes
1993 South Beach Brooke Wyatt 1 episode
1993–1999 Nanny, TheThe Nanny Chastity Claire 'C.C.' Babcock 143 episodes
1995 Burke's Law Tanya Lovette 1 episode
1996 Duckman Director's Assistant Animated series
Voice only
1 episode
1999 Partners Barbara 1 episode
2004 Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember, TheThe Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember Herself Reunion of The Nanny cast
2010 Fran Drescher Show, TheThe Fran Drescher Show Herself Talk show


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Judevine TBA
1992/1994 'The Madman on the Roof & Electra, The Actor's Gang TBA
2001 Dinner with Friends Karen
2005 'The Vagina Monologues
2007/2008 The Dick Monologues
2008 'The Clean House Lane
2009 'House of Several Stories Mother
2010 'Becky's New Car Becky
2010 'Celebrity Autobiography
2011 'A Writer's Vision(s)
2011 'August: Osage County Barbara
2011 'Cherry Orchard Madame Ranyévskaya
2011 'God of Carnage Veronica Novak
2013 'Harvey Veta Louise
2014 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Sonia


  1. ^ "Lauren Lane, M.F.A.". Texas State University San Marcos, Department of Theatre and Dance, Faculty. Retrieved 28 December 2009. . WebCitation archive.
  2. ^ a b "The Nanny Cast and Crew: Lauren Lane". Sony Pictures. Retrieved 28 December 2009. . WebCitation archive.
  3. ^ http://www.drama.cmu.edu/55/our-faculty-and-staff
  4. ^ http://ohnotheydidnt.livejournal.com/49827864.html
  5. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Us-OAdEac

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