NPC Headliner Luncheon: SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher

Fran Drescher – actress, writer, director, and labor leader -- speaks at a National Press Club Headliners luncheon on Monday, April 25. Drescher speaks on the intersection of labor, sustainability, and health. Drescher was elected president of SAG-AFTRA in September 2021. A two-time Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated actor for her portrayal as Fran Fine on CBS’s hit series, The Nanny, Drescher also wore many hats as creator, executive producer, writer and director. A 21-year cancer survivor, Drescher founded the Cancer Schmancer Movement, which is dedicated to educating, motivating, and activating patients into medical consumers by becoming better partners with their physicians and connecting lifestyle with disease. In 2005, Drescher was named one of the “Top 5 Celebrity Lobbyists in D.C.” by Forbes after successfully getting the Gynecologic Cancer Education & Awareness Act passed by unanimous consent.