Fans rushed to figure out where they recognized the familiar face of Hen’s mom, and it turns out that she’s played by legendary actress Marsha Warfield.
What’s more, her role as Antonia “Toni” Wilson marks her first onscreen appearance in over two decades for the self-described “Queen Mother Goddess of Modern Comedy”!
According to Marsha’s IMDb page, the actress hasn’t appeared in any TV show or film since 1999’s TV series Veronica’s Closet, but until then, she worked prolifically in Hollywood. The actress appeared on TV shows like The Richard Pryor Show, Family Ties, Cheers, Empty Nest, Living Single, and Smart Guy, and starred as Rosalind “Roz” Russell in Night Court.
As far as movies go, you might recognize this “out and proud Black lesbian and talented actress” from her roles in Caddyshack II, The Whoopee Boys, Mask, and D.C. Cab.
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