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Biography:
Birth Name: Vicki Lawrence
Born: 03/26/1949
Birth Place: Inglewood, California, USA

Over the years, Lawrence developed a repertoire of characters and was often well-cast in support of Burnett, particularly in the movie spoofs (i.e., spoofing Ann Blyth in the "Mildred Pierce"-inspired skit). But the younger actress really excelled at playing Mama, the crusty, crabby, sourly realistic matriarch of a Southern family with Burnett as her disappointed daughter. With no makeup, a gray wig and support hose, Lawrence created a three dimensional character, alternating between the monstrous and the sympathetic. These sketches of "The Family" eventually evolved into the primetime sitcom "Mama's Family" (NBC, 1983-84; syndicated 1986-90).

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Albums:

Ships In The Night


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