She’s had respectable roles as Ann-Margaret’s daughter and Helen Mirren’s secretary, but before Sandra Taylor found her Pacific Palisades, Calif. home, one home gave her no respect – no respect at all.

“I was renting a place from Rodney Dangerfield for a while and lost that house to a mudslide!” Sandra shares with ‘Closer.’ “I moved to a two-bedroom condo, but when I got pregnant with my son, [my husband and I] knew we needed something bigger. When we saw this place, I said, ‘I can make this house ours.’”

Having a famous comedian as her landlord is just one of many showbiz connections Sandra, 48, has made over the years. The ‘Playboy’ and Guess model once known as Sandi Korn found fame as a ‘Howard Stern Show’ guest before marrying her ad-exec hubby, Dave, 20 years ago.

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Sandra with her friend Angie Everhart in February 2012.

She’s appeared in many hit films since then, but her favorite role is still playing mom to daughter Shelby, 16, son Jackson, 13, and their adorable bulldog, Yogi.

You’ll often find the family dining on “Chicken Sandy” in the kitchen of the four-bedroom, three-bath, 3,100-square-foot ranch home, decorated in “shabby chic” style.

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Sandy accents the décor with feminine touches she adores, from feathers in vases to her petal-pink bedroom. “Thankfully, my husband is colorblind,” she says with a laugh. “I just tell him it’s tan and he has no idea!”

To read the Sandy’s full interview, pick up the new issue of ‘Closer Weekly,’ on newsstands now!