Lana Gardner is a recurring character on NBC series Frasier. She is portrayed by Jean Smart.


Lana is a former classmate of Frasier. She and Frasier become involved, as he and Niles had a crush on her in high school. However, she has a rather aggressive personality. She was married to Bob Gardner, from whom she is separated. She is a realtor and has two children, one of whom, Kirby, appears frequently.


  • When she first appeared, her name was changed from "Lorna Lynley" to avoid referring to a real person with the same name.