Fran Drescher elected SAG-AFTRA President

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (CNS) — Fran Drescher was elected president of the Display Actors Guild-American Federation of Tv and Radio Artists defeating Matthew Modine, 52.5%-47.5%, the union announced.

Drescher was endorsed by outgoing President Gabrielle Carteris, who selected not to operate for re-election just after serving in the post considering the fact that 2016. Her two-12 months phrase started instantly on the certification of the ballot rely Thursday.

“Today marks the beginning of a fresh get started, allow us forge ahead in a holistic and non-partisan ascension in direction of the precipice of a new dawn,” explained Drescher, who starred in the 1993-99 CBS comedy “The Nanny.”

“Only as a united front will we have energy towards the actual opposition in purchase to realize what we all want — a lot more positive aspects, more robust contracts and better protections.”