Fran Drescher plays Debbie on the new Global comedy “Indebted.”
Drescher received two Emmy and two Golden Globe Award nominations for her portrayal as Miss Fine on hit series “The Nanny,” which she both created and executive produced. She also created, executive produced and starred on the TV Land sitcom “Happily Divorced,” which was inspired by her real-life relationship with her gay ex-husband, Peter Marc Jacobson.
Drescher has worked with several highly acclaimed directors, including Rob Reiner (“This Is Spinal Tap”), Milos Forman (“Ragtime”) and Francis Ford Coppola (“Jack”) and co-starred in “Beautician and the Beast” opposite Timothy Dalton. Her most recent projects include indie films “The Creatress” and “After Class,” and her voice was prominently featured in the animated film “Hotel Transylvania.”
On the stage, Drescher made her Broadway debut in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s winning “Cinderella.”
As an author, Drescher received the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship writer’s award for “Cancer Schmancer,” which, along with “Enter Whining,” were New York Times bestsellers. She also penned the children’s book “Being Wendy.”
Drescher is a 20-year cancer survivor and founder of the Cancer Schmancer Movement, which is dedicated to educating, motivating and activating patients into medical consumers by connecting lifestyle to disease. She has won countless awards for her leadership in the health space, including the John Wayne Institute Woman of Achievement Award, the Gilda Award, the City of Hope Woman of the Year Award, the Albert Einstein Medical School Lifetime Achievement Award, the Queens College Lifetime Achievement Award and the Citizen Artist Award.
Originally from Livingston, New Jersey, Pally is widely known for his starring role on the ABC cult-hit comedy series “Happy Endings” and most recently starred on YouTube Originals’ “Champaign ILL” with Casey Wilson, which he also produced.
Pally starred on and produced both Fox’s “Making History,” with Leighton Meester, and Lionsgate’s feature film “Most Likely to Murder,” opposite Rachel Bloom. He also starred in “Band Aid,” with Zoe Lister-Jones, and “The Little Hours,” alongside Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen and Nick Offerman, both of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Pally was at Sundance in 2015 with “Joshy,” starring Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jenny Slate and Lauren Graham, and was also a producer on the film.
Previously, Pally was a series regular on “The Mindy Project” and starred in the indie dramedy “Night Owls,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, and “Slow Learners.” Other credits include “A.C.O.D.,” with Amy Poehler and Adam Scott, and “The To Do List,” opposite Rachel Bilson and Andy Samberg. Pally has also appeared in “Monogamy,” “The Sophomore,” “Taking Woodstock” and “Solitary Man” and had a cameo in the blockbuster film “Iron Man 3.”
Pally and writing partner Gil Ozeri recently sold an untitled comedy script to Disney, all while Pally’s production company, Clone Wolf Productions, is developing numerous projects for broadcast, cable and new media with ABC Studios.
Pally has been a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade since 2003, writing and performing sketch comedy, including two long-running shows at the famous theatre with his sketch comedy group, Hot Sauce. The group was officially selected by the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in 2007 to perform. Pally currently performs with the team Death by Roo Roo at UCB.
Pally is a graduate of the New School in New York and currently resides in Los Angeles.
Elliott is well known for playing Brooke Von-Weber on Bravo’s hit series “Odd Mom Out” and for her four seasons as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” She was the first second-generation cast member on “SNL,” following in the footsteps of her father, Chris Elliott.
Most recently, Elliott teamed up with her show-business family to star in the 2018 Sundance hit “Clara’s Ghost,” written and directed by her sister, Bridey Elliott.
Other television credits include “Alone Together,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “Happy Endings,” “Garfunkel and Oates,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “King of the Hill,” “Difficult People” and “2 Broke Girls.”
Elliott shot the indie film “Life Partners” alongside Leighton Meester and Gillian Jacobs; “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” with Will Arnett; “High Road” opposite Lizzy Caplan and Andy Daly; “Sex Ed” with Haley Joel Osment and Matt Walsh; and “No Strings Attached” with Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher.
Elliott worked and trained at the Groundlings Theater and Upright Citizens Brigade. She currently resides in Los Angeles.
Hodges’ TV acting credits include “Barry” (HBO), “PEN15” (Hulu), “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (Bravo), “Here and Now” (HBO), “Graves” (Epix), “You’re the Worst” (FX), “Big Time in Hollywood, FL” (Comedy Central), “Hindsight” (VH1) and “Enlisted” (Fox).
Film credits include “Plus One,” “Tilt,” “Beside Still Waters,” all of which screened at the Tribeca Film Festival, and the short film “How to Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps,” which screened at both the Sundance and Cannes film festivals. Hodges also co-wrote and starred in the short film “Sundowners,” which premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in the US Narrative Shorts program.
Trained in theater, Hodges made her off-Broadway debut in Adam Rapp’s world premiere of “The Metal Children,” starring Billy Crudup. She is a graduate of the Experimental Theatre Wing at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Weber made his New York stage debut opposite Geraldine Page in Odets’ “Paradise Lost” and soon made it to Broadway in Tom Stoppard’s “The Real Thing.”
After a stint on “As the World Turns,” he went on to appear in “The Flamingo Kid,” “Hamburger Hill,” “Single White Female,” “The Temp,” “Jeffrey” and “Dracula: Dead and Loving It.”
On television, Weber played the young John F. Kennedy in the miniseries “The Kennedys of Massachusetts” and Jack Torrance in ABC’s remake of “The Shining.” He gained national attention in the long-running NBC sitcom “Wings” and was on the network again 10 years later on Aaron Sorkin’s “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,” where he received wide critical acclaim.
Returning to the stage, Weber played Leo Bloom in the hit Broadway production “The Producers,” starred in “National Anthems” at London’s Old Vic and, most recently, in “The Philanthropist,” opposite Matthew Broderick. In 2017, Weber appeared for the first time at the Hollywood Bowl in the production of “Mamma Mia.”
Weber’s latest work includes starring on TNT’s “Murder in the First,” ABC Family’s “Chasing Life,” CW’s “iZombie,” HBO’s “Ballers,” Epix’s “Get Shorty” and guest starring as the Shucker on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
He can also be seen on the upcoming season of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why.