Meet the Browns (film) - Wikipedia
The Browns keep the laughter coming! Every time the front door opens, expect the unexpected. Mr. Brown and his clan will surprise you, delight you and have. A funny, moving romantic drama about the power of love and family, Lionsgate's TYLER PERRY'S MEET THE BROWNS marks another winning portrayal of life. Directed by Tyler Perry. With Tamela J. Mann, Angela Bassett, Tyler Perry, David Mann. A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a.
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. 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.
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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.
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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.
Meet the Browns (TV series) - Wikipedia
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.
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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.
In season 3, she moved to Palm Beach, Florida with her cousin Lorraine the late Rue McClanahan after she realized that she had Alzheimer's diseasebut she made a trip back to attend Edna and Colonel's Season 4 wedding. Antonio Jaramillo as Jesus Hernandez: Will and Sasha hesitate because they are so busy with their work, but Cora offers to help by letting the kids stay at Brown's house as long as they need to. We see the first signs that Brianna is very troubled. Precocious Joaquin fits right in at the house.
London and Miss Daisy have a Battle of the Divas. This gives Brown the idea to plan a Friends and Family day so all of the residents can have visitors. The Colonel is upset with Karen because she put him in a retirement home. She explains, her reason for doing so was because he seemed to become depressed and withdrawn from the world since the death of her mother.
Meet My Maker After learning that her childhood friend has died broke and alone, Ms. Edna becomes very depressed and says she's lost the will to live.
Cora is shocked and gets the residents to do a "This is Your Life" night to show Edna just how appreciated and cherished she is. Meet the Babies Brianna's very pregnant teenage friend, Tamika, comes to the house needing a place to stay. Brown ends up having to deliver the baby himself. Miss Daisy is missing and everyone spends all day looking for her. It turns out she was making a hip-hop video.
When she rejects him, he abducts her. London loses Brown's winning raffle ticket for a Couple's Cruise to the Bahamas. Brown enlists everyone to help him find the ticket. Each resident woos Brown in hopes to be chosen to go on the cruise with him. He's lost the contest six years in a row to the flamboyant Deacon C. This year, Brown thinks he has a secret weapon, the legendary Mother Martha Lane. But the 93 year-old Mother Lane "goes home" before the competition.