Zora Crane is a guest character on Season 5 of NBC series "Frasier". She is portrayed by Patti LuPone.


Zora is married to Walter "Walt" Crane, brother of Martin Crane. She has a son, Nikos Crane, who intends to get married in the episode she is seen. Zora blacklisted the rest of the Crane family after Nikos dropped out of medical school on Frasier Crane's advice. She makes amends with her nephew, only to blacklist them again when Frasier tells Nikos to marry someone else instead. According to Frasier, she was five years old when the Nazis invaded Greece, meaning she was born in 1935 or 1936.