Ilene Graff is a Grammy nominated recording artist best known to audiences as Marsha Owens, the mom on the long running ABC comedy Mr. Belvedere. She made her professional Broadway debut years earlier on the musical stage in Promises Promises, the Neil Simon, Bacharach/David hit, where she understudied the leading lady and sang backups from the orchestra pit. She performed the role of Fran Kubelik in New York a dozen times before starring in the National Tour.  In addition to playing the role of Bob Uecker's wife on Mr. Belvedere, Ilene starred in two other series, several pilots, and guest starred on many episodic TV shows, MOWs and mini-series.  Ilene shared the screen with Rodney Dangerfield in the feature film Ladybugs, and is very proud to have co-starred in a Disney/ABC film, South Pacific, working with Academy Award nominee and Tony Award winner Glenn Close and Grammy Award winner Harry Connick, Jr.  Ilene is a co-author, What The Other Mothers Know, with Michele Gendelman and Donna Rosenstein. Published by HarperCollins, it is a funny and practical guide to parenting in the 21st Century from three witty mothers who have seen it all.

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