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Mrs. Doubtfire & 20 Other Notable Nannies in Pop Culture

March 9th, 2020 by

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Mrs. Doubtfire & 20 Other Notable Nannies in Pop Culture

Photo by Matthew Murphy

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.
Rob McClure Mrs Doubtfire Promo Image Broadway Musical

Photo by Matthew Murphy


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.