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Will Brown is Brianna and Joaquin foster Dad Meet the Browns follows the 1) / Logan Browning (season 2 – present) as Brianna Janae Ortiz: Brianna is a. Logan Browning was born on June 9, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Logan Laurice Browning. She is an actress, known for Bratz (), Dear White People ( ) and Powers (). Meet the Browns (TV Series) Brianna Ortiz Sasha. Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide (TV Series). Logan-browning Brianna Janae Ortiz is one of the main characters in Meet The Browns. She is the biological daughter of Tanya Ortiz, the older sister of Joaquin .
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. 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.
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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.Best Movie clip in Meet The Browns
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. At the beginning of the second season, Brianne Gould, who played Brianna, was removed from the series for undisclosed reasons. She was replaced by Logan Browning.
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In the series, Eddie Walker, one of Will's former friends, who was close to molesting Joaquin, became the first on-screen character to die. He suffered stab wounds and the surgery done to try to save his life was performed by Will himself. Also, in season 4, Brianna's friend, Antonio, is killed in a car crash involving texting while driving. David Mann is the only cast member who appears in every episode. Mabel "Madea" Simmonsa recurring character in many of Tyler Perry's works, is an unseen character in this series though mentioned many times.
Throughout the current four seasons, she has yet to make an appearance on camera. Other unseen characters include Brown's brother, LB and his wife Sarah. They both appeared in the stageplay and film adaptation of Meet the Browns but they have yet to make an appearance on the series. However, LB was mentioned once in the backdoor pilot episode which aired as an episode of House of Payne.
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Main characters Edit The show revolves around the misadventures of the multi-generational Senior family. They live in suburban Atlanta, Georgia. It is noted that all main cast members are credited only for the episodes they appear in. David Mann as Leroy S. The show's main protagonist. Brown is in his mids, and he's a church deacon who's very proud about being saved.
He was married years ago, but his wife died, and in the original Tyler Perry plays, Leroy Brown has another daughter with his now deceased wife. Brown is a very nice, caring, giving man, but not terribly bright.
He also acts as the wise guy in the show, making fun of other characters like Edna or Reggie. 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.