Meet the Browns (TV series) - Wikipedia
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, David Mann is the only cast member who appears in every episode . Sasha and Will start their family by adopting Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz. In one . Will Brown is Brianna and Joaquin foster Dad Meet the Browns follows the misadventures David Mann is the only cast member who appears in every episode. , The Drew Carey Show, Wally, Episode: "Drew Goes to the Browns' Game" . The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Vince Vaughn, and Janeane Garofalo. Cast Joaquin Phoenix as Clay Bidwell Vince Vaughn as Lester Long Janeane Garofalo as .. She is able to read most human minds, and after meeting the more.
A running gag involves Brown comparing Edna to various animals. She finally weds the Colonel in Season 5. In the series pilot she had a crush on Brown, telling him to come in his bed with her plus showing him her full body naked.TV64 Meet the Browns :30
Brianna is a foster child who comes from a broken home and an unsafe foster environment. At age 16, she knows the foster care system too well. She's very bright, but has anger problems that stem from her tragic childhood.
The only relationship she nurtures is with her brother Joaquin; she feels like they are alone in the world. At the end of Season 1, Brianne Gould left the series for undisclosed reasons and Logan Browning took over the role from the beginning of Season 2.
Gunnar Washington as Joaquin Ortiz: Joaquin is Brianna's year-old brother. As the siblings are veterans of the foster care system, Joaquin in particular is very anxious to find a good home and feel settled. He and Brianna have their moments of discord, but mainly they look after each other. Overall, he just wants to be loved.
Vaughn as Renee LaToya Smith: A nurse at the hospital where Will, Sasha, Brown, and Derek work. She also appears as a close best friend and confidentae to Sasha, despite the two constantly butting heads at work.
She considers herself as part ghetto. Renee was a recurring character in Season 3 who became a regular in Season 4. She claims to have four kids. Recurring characters[ edit ] Robert Ri'chard as Derek Porter: A Dominican frat student who lives next door to Brown Meadows and often helps out there, in between masterminding or participating in Brown's antics. He made his debut in Season 3 and has been a recurring character throughout the series' run.
Jenifer Lewis as Vera Brown: Brown's younger sister and Will's mother. Vera means well but she is a loud, controlling alcoholic who spoils Will and subtly despises Sasha. She appeared with Mr. Brown, Cora, and Will in the Meet the Browns feature film. In one episode, Vera and Brown have an argument and Vera says, "I'm about to be an only child," which indicates that their brother LB does not exist in the television universe or may be a non-canonical reference, to the fact that Mr.
Brown has mentioned LB in the series. Tasha Smith as Tanya Ortiz: Joaquin and Brianna's biological mother, who only wants them back for money. She is either in denial or simply ignoring the fact that one of her former boyfriends molested Brianna. She serves as a major antagonist to the series during her first few appearances, but during her later appearances, she becomes less of an antagonist when she improves on being a better mother to Joaquin and Brianna and helps Cora with some of the household chores when she spends a couple of nights there.
She also tries hitting on Will, while he and Sasha go through some marriage issues. After Brianna gave her a makeover for her date, she has not been seen or mentioned since. Lisa Arrindell Anderson as Karen: The Colonel's pushy daughter. She was estranged from her father when she put him in a nursing home after the death of her mother. The two eventually reconciled. Ciara Wilson as Simone Taylor: Brianna's dimwitted, somewhat childish best friend who became pregnant.
She is similar to Mr. Courtney Gray as Jamal: Brianna's male best friend. In one episode, Brianna noticed that he'd been eating very frequently. Later, the Browns caught him stealing food from them. He is confronted by Brianna at school and he reveals that his parents recently split up, he stayed with his mother, who lost their house, and they'd been living in their van without food, so he began stealing food. Bernard Jones as Milo: A detention-prone student at Cora's school.
Jones as Gordon Bob: Cora's ex-love interest from college and the principal at her school. He still has feelings for her but can't get her to leave Reggie for him. Smith as Reggie Brooks: Cora's off-and-on boyfriend, the school's football coach.
He lives with his mother, Thelma. Laura Hayes as Mrs. Reggie's sometimes overbearing, sometimes caring, mother. In "The Cheating Liver", it is revealed that she has a crush on Mr. Brown and so on. Njema Williams as "Benny": A local bum who is usually hustling with or against Brown. Daisy is a former B-movie actress and "legend in her own mind"; she really misses her career. She has made a lot of money but she's frugal. Whenever someone tries to talk to her about money or anything else she doesn't want to discuss, she "goes into character" to avoid the conversation.
She will often act like she believes she is in Manhattan or Los Angeles, etc. She never married due to never finding anyone like her high school crush, but she has dated the best of them. Edna is a year old woman. She has always wanted to be a singer, but never really pursued it.
The majority of her close friends and family have passed. Everything to her somehow relates to sex. Her fiance is the Colonel.
A running gag includes Brown saying that Edna is like an animal i.
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Brianna is a foster child who comes from a broken home, and an unsafe foster environment. Because of her tragic childhood, Brianna has developed anger problems and often carries a chip on her shoulder.
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Feeling she and her brother, Joaquin, are alone in the world, it is the only relationship she nurtures. Brianna was portrayed by Brianne Gould in season 1. At the end of the first season, Gould left the series for undisclosed reasons and, from the start of season 2, Logan Browning took over the role. Gunnar Washington as Joaquin Ortiz: He is a foster child who comes from a broken home. He and Brianna have been moved from foster home to foster home.
As a result, he is anxious to find a good home and be settled. Joaquin is a smart, sarcastic and loving little boy who sometimes lets his mischievous ways get him into lots of trouble.
Overall, he just wants to be loved. He loves to make his sisters life miserable. Vaughn as Renee LaToya Smith: Renee is a loud-mouthed nurse at the hospital where Will, Brown, Derek and Sasha work.
She joined the cast as a regular in Season 4, after being a recurring cast member in Season 3. She says to have 4 kids. Robert Ri'chard as Derek: A buffoonish frat student who lives next door to Brown Meadows. He often provides service to Brown Meadows, and is often either the mastermind or participant in Brown's antics. He debuts in Season 3 as a recurring character, and in the fourth season, is promoted to a main character.
Brown's younger sister and Will's mother. Vera means well but she is very loud, controlling and is an alcoholic.
She spoils Will and subtly despises Sasha. She along with Mr. Brown, Cora and Will appeared in the film version of the series. In one episode, Vera and Brown get into an argument, and Vera says "I'm about to be an only child," which either indicates that their brother, LB, has died or does not exist. Tasha Smith as Tanya Ortiz: The biological mother of Joaquin and Brianna, who originally only wants them back for money.
She is either in denial or simply ignoring the fact that Brianna was molested by a former boyfriend of hers. She served as a major antagonist to the series in her first two appearences. Then later tries to redeem herself and make amends to everyone except for Sasha as they despise one another. Lisa Arrindell Anderson as Karen: Karen is the Colonel's pushy daughter. Ciara Wilson as Simone Taylor: Brianna's dimwitted and somewhat childish female best friend who got pregnant.
She is similar to Mr. Courtney Gray as Jamal: Brianna's male best friend.
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Bernard Jones as Milo: A student in the school Cora teaches at, who often ends up in detention. Jones as Gordon Bob: The principal at the school where Cora teaches. He still has feelings for Cora, but he can't get her to leave Reggie for him.
Smith as Reggie Brooks: Cora's fiancee, who is the school's football coach. He lives with his mother, Thelma. Laura Hayes as Mrs. Reggie's sometimes overbearing, sometimes caring, mother Njema Williams as "Benny": Daisy is a former B-movie actress who was big in her day in her own mind. She really misses her former career so she tries to hold onto it in every way possible. She never married due to never finding anyone like her high school crush, but she has dated the best of them.
She has a deteriorating memory and often thinks that Brown Meadows isn't in Atlanta i. Daisy currently lives with her cousin Lorraine in Palm Beach, Florida. Antonio Jaramillo as Jesus Hernandez: In season 3, Brown fired Jesus to save money, but he comes back to attend Edna and Colonel's wedding in season 4.
According to Jesus he took the BAR and got a job as a lawyer. Arielle Vandenberg as London Sheraton: London is a very privileged celebrity who is famous for absolutely no reason at all. Although she has no clue about hard work, she has to do community service at Brown Meadows, due to having several DUIs.
On the surface she may appear not-too-bright, but at times she shows almost startling intelligence.