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Brown, I am" [covers mouth] "years old! In the TV series' continuity, Cora has known for many years that Mr. Brown is her father, and he often references raising and being there for her; in the Madea's Big Happy Family movie, Madea claims that Mr. It was also discovered that Cora may not be Brown's daughter after appearing on Mauryin the episode "Meet the Baby Daddy", a man claimed to be Cora's father but it was revealed that Mr. Brown was Cora's father after all.
Will is Brown's nephew, a doctor who loves his uncle so much that he provides free medical services to the retirement-home residents. He and his wife Sasha have become adoptive parents to Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz.
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Will never met his father; Vera, his alcoholic mother, met his father while she was drunk. Sasha, Will's wife, is a nurse who decides to work for Brown helping to look after the retirement-home residents. Sasha and Will start their family by adopting Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz.
In one episode Sasha becomes pregnant, then miscarries. She is also very good at giving advice. Tony Vaughn as Colonel Cleophus Jackson: The Colonel is a former military man who still lives as if he's in the military. His motto is "Shoot now, ask questions later. His wife died several years ago and he's estranged from their only child, daughter Karen. He takes up with Edna Barnes; in Season 3 they moved out of Brown Meadows to a house down the street. He finally weds Edna in Season 5.
Most of her close friends and relatives have passed. She's extremely in touch with her sexuality—she can relate everything to sex—and acts like "late 60s" is the new 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. Brianna is a foster child who comes from a broken home and an unsafe foster environment.
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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.
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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. 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.
And his style of dress is beyond outrageous. He works part time as a Hospital janitor he also works as a school enforcement officer which he takes very seriously even to the point where he beats up a teacher who he thought did something wrong. He is somewhat good at karate. He also has a move called "The Kangaroo".
Brown also has catchphrases in the show, which are "Stop Being Nasty! In one episode Brown becomes diabetic. A running gag involves Brown calling Edna a different kind of animal or vice versa to his alcoholic sister Vera. Another running gag is whenever Mr. Brown is making fun of Reggie's weight. She is a praying woman who is very active in church, but shows aspects of her mother, Madea, when angered.
In "Meet the Candlelight Dinner", it was revealed that Cora is allergic to laxative medicine. Cora later gets engaged to Reggie Brooks, a football coach at Cora's school who lives with his mother Thelma. Cora is also a widow with no children whereas in the play and movie she had two adult daughters.
In "Meet the Attraction", it was revealed that Cora is afraid of mannequins and test dummies. In seasons 3 and 4, Cora is caught in the middle of a love triangle between her Reggie and Gordon, and Cora chooses Reggie instead of Gordon. Her age is never said in the series, though in the episode "Meet the Big Wedding" she covers her mouth when she almost blurts it out 'Mr.
Brown I am "covers mouth" years old. In the television show continuity, Cora has known that Mr. Brown was her father for a very long time, and Mr. Brown has given her 18 dollars for Cora's first 18 years for Cora's child support.
Lamman Rucker as Dr. William "Will" Brown, MD: He and his wife, Sasha, are adopted parents to Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz. According to Brown Will has nor will never get to meet his father as Vera his alcoholic mother met Will's father drunk. Sasha is married to Will. Sasha is a nurse and decides to work for Brown helping with the medical needs of the residents. Having been married to Will for a couple of years she is ready to start having a family. She and her husband, Will, are adopted parents to Brianna and Joaquin Ortiz.
In one episode Sasha becomes pregnant however has a miscarriage. Tony Vaughn as Colonel Cleophus Jackson: Underneath his hard exterior however, he has a soft heart. He is engaged to Edna Barnes.
In season 3, they moved out of Brown Meadows to a nearby house down the street. 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. 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. 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.Meet The Browns
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: