Rachel Chagall Profile, Career and Films
New York City New York, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
|Spouse(s)||Greg Lenert (m. 1999)|
Life and career
In 1982, she contracted Guillain–Barré syndrome, recovering sufficiently to be cast in the starring role of Gaby, A True Story.
She is perhaps best known for her role as the dimwitted sidekick Val Toriello, on the 1990s television series The Nanny. She and her husband Greg Lenert, who was The Nanny’s stage manager, had twins on March 19, 1999, named Eve and Jonah.
She made guest appearances on Just Shoot Me! and Strong Medicine. She also played a mysterious woman in What I Like About You. As Rachel Levin, Chagall appeared in Gaby: A True Story (1987) in the title role as Gabriela Brimmer (for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe – Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama) and White Palace (1990) in the role of Rachel. She also appeared in The Last Supper (1995). On December 6, 2004, Chagall appeared at the cast reunion for The Nanny, The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember.
|1987||Gaby: A True Story||Gaby||Nominated: Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama|
|1993–1999||The Nanny||Val Toriello||79 episodes|
|1995||The Last Supper||Abortion Activist|
|1998||The Simple Life||Herself|
|2001||Odessa or Bust||Declining Agent|
|Just Shoot Me!||Aunt Mindy||1 episode, Sid & Nina|
|2004||Strong Medicine||Renee Edwards||1 episode, Like Cures Like|
|The Nanny Reunion: A Nosh to Remember||Herself|
|2006||What I Like About You||Chocolate Lady||1 episode, Now and Zen|