Mrs. Doubtfire & 20 Other Notable Nannies in Pop Culture
Performances begin tonight for the highly-anticipated Broadway musical adaptation of Mrs. Doubtfire. Tony Award nominee Rob McClure stars as Daniel Hillard, a divorced dad who creates Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire as a means to continue seeing his children.
In the years since1993 movie debuted, the character of Mrs. Doubtfire has become a mythical nanny, joining the ranks of icons like Mary Poppins and Fran Fine. Scroll on as Bbox takes a look back at 20 other notable pop culture nannies.
Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins
Maria Rainer in The Sound of Music
Fran Fine in The Nanny
Nanny McPhee in Nanny McPhee
Corrina Washington in Corrina, Corrina
Tony Micelli in Who’s The Boss
Jo Frost in Supernanny
Edna Garrett in Diff’rent Strokes and Facts of Life
Molly Gunn in Uptown Girls
Annie Braddock in The Nanny Diaries
Chessy The Parent Trap
Shane Wolfe in The Pacifier
Ole Golly from Harriet the Spy
Charles in Charles in Charge
Nellie Ruth "Nell" Harper in Gimme a Break!
Sandy in Friends
Alice on The Brady Bunch
Sean Armstrong in Mr. Nanny
Nanny in The Nanny
Nana from Peter Pan
Don’t miss Rob McClure in Mrs. Doubtfire at Broadway’s Sondheim Theatre.