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Montrose Hagins (1924–2012)


Montrose Hagins was an African-American television actress. She starred and been a guest on popular shows such as: Seinfeld, Roc, 227, The Golden Girls, Sister, Sister, The Hughleys, The Jamie Foxx Show, What's Happening Now, The Sinbad Show, The Famous Jett Jackson. She also became the replacement for Rosetta LeNoire as Leola Henderson-Forbes in ... See full bio »

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Known For

(1989)
Coming to America Grandma Jenks
(1988)
Critters Organist
(1986)
Bringing Down the House Charlene's Neighbor
(2003)

Filmography

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 2003 Bringing Down the House
Charlene's Neighbor
 2002 Presidio Med (TV Series)
Ruth Clayton
- This Baby's Gonna Fly (2002) ... Ruth Clayton
 2002 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
- Make Over (2002) ... (uncredited)
 2002 Family Law (TV Series)
Olivia Jackson
- To Protect and Serve (2002) ... Olivia Jackson
 2001 That's Life (TV Series)
Mrs. Jenkins
- M.Y.O.B. (2001) ... Mrs. Jenkins
 1998-2001 The Famous Jett Jackson (TV Series)
Miz Coretta / Miz Coretta Jackson
- Holly (2001) ... Miz Coretta Jackson
- The Game (2001) ... Miz Coretta
- Hotline (2001) ... Miz Coretta
- Awakenings 2 (2001) ... Miz Coretta
- Awakenings 1 (2001) ... Miz Coretta
 2001 Jett Jackson: The Movie (TV Movie)
Miz Coretta
 2001 Popular (TV Series)
Nana Austin
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... Nana Austin
 2001 First Years (TV Series)
Shirley Pilnick
- There's No Place Like Homo (2001) ... Shirley Pilnick
 2000 The Hughleys (TV Series)
Aunt Thelma
- Body Double (2000) ... Aunt Thelma
 1999 ER (TV Series)
Mrs. Olson
- Great Expectations (1999) ... Mrs. Olson
 1999 Love Stinks
Nana
 1999 L.A. Heat (TV Series)
Aunt Maisie
- Legacy of a Buffalo Soldier (1999) ... Aunt Maisie
 1997-1998 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Mama / Gladys
- The Lonesome Cow-Bro (1998) ... Mama
- The Accused (1997) ... Gladys
 1997-1998 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
Mrs. Green
- 'Hood Sweet' Hood: Part 1 (1998) ... Mrs. Green
- Wendell and I Spy (1997) ... Mrs. Green
 1998 Home Improvement (TV Series)
Alice
- The Son Also Mooches (1998) ... Alice (as Montrose Hughes)
 1997 Moesha (TV Series)
Senior Citizen
- Talk to the Town (1997) ... Senior Citizen
 1993-1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Old Woman / Woman in Theatre
- The Junk Mail (1997) ... Old Woman
- The Movie (1993) ... Woman in Theatre
 1997 Sparks (TV Series)
Rosa Manning
- A Day in the Life II (1997) ... Rosa Manning
 1997 The Relic
Chanting Woman (as Montrose Hughes)
 1996 Malcolm & Eddie (TV Series)
Grandma McGee
- Sh-Boing-Boing (1996) ... Grandma McGee
 1996 Shiloh
Mrs. McCallister
 1995-1996 Sister, Sister (TV Series)
Inez / Minnie
- When a Man Loves Two Women (1996) ... Inez
- I Do? (1995) ... Minnie
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Lila Lacroix
- The Debt (1996) ... Lila Lacroix
 1993-1996 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper (TV Series)
Edna / Mark's Grandmother
- Grumpy Old Man (1996) ... Edna
- Livin' a Large Lie (1993) ... Mark's Grandmother
 1996 Hijacked: Flight 285 (TV Movie)
Helen
 1995 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series)
Old Woman
- The Script Formerly Known As... (1995) ... Old Woman
 1995 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Mildred Snell
- Informed Consent (1995) ... Mildred Snell
 1994 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Sister Mary Francis
- The Heart of the Matter (1994) ... Sister Mary Francis
 1994 Green Dolphin Beat (TV Movie)
Alice
 1994 South Central (TV Series)
Mayo's Mother
- Dog (1994) ... Mayo's Mother
 1994 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Mama Saint
- Family Reunion (1994) ... Mama Saint
 1994 Dream On (TV Series)
Mrs. Pish
- Felines... Nothing More Than Felines (1994) ... Mrs. Pish
 1993 Roc (TV Series)
Mrs. Crandle
- R.E.S.P.E.C.T. (1993) ... Mrs. Crandle
 1993 Living Single (TV Series)
Shirley Shortridge
- Full Court Press (1993) ... Shirley Shortridge
 1991-1993 Homefront (TV Series)
Grandmother Davis
- Shabbat Shalom (1993) ... Grandmother Davis
- The Lacemakers (1993) ... Grandmother Davis
- Garfield Slept Here (1993) ... Grandmother Davis
- Life Is Short (1992) ... Grandmother Davis
- First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage (1992) ... Grandmother Davis
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Fergus Groupie
 1991 Lifestories (TV Series)
Grandmother
- Darryl Tevis (1991) ... Grandmother
 1991 Life Goes On (TV Series)
Nurse
- Proms and Prams (1991) ... Nurse
 1987-1990 Amen (TV Series)
Leola Forbes / Mother Ferguson / Mrs. Jackson / ...
- Miracle on 134th Street: Part 2 (1990) ... Leola Forbes
- Love, Deacon Style (1990) ... Leola Forbes
- Trouble in Paradise (1990) ... Mother Ferguson
- The Engagement (1989) ... Mrs. Jackson
- The Minister's Wife (1988) ... Widow Jackson
 1990 Married People (TV Series)
- Compromise (1990)
 1990 Quantum Leap (TV Series)
Matty
 1990 The New Adam-12 (TV Series)
Rhoda
- The Sniper (1990) ... Rhoda
 1990 New Attitude (TV Series)
Grace
- Pilot (1990) ... Grace
 1990 Just Life (TV Movie)
Mrs. Lords
 1990 Poochinski (TV Short)
Victim
 1990 Matlock (TV Series)
Maid
- The Victim (1990) ... Maid
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Series)
Mourner
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Mourner
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Mourner
 1989 Say Anything...
Bess
 1989 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Mrs. Green
- Politics (1989) ... Mrs. Green
 1988 Coming to America
Grandma Jenks
 1988 Critters 2
Farm Woman
 1988 The Golden Girls (TV Series)
Libby
- Mixed Blessings (1988) ... Libby
 1988 Throb (TV Series)
Sister Louella
- Make a Joyful Noise (1988) ... Sister Louella
 1988 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Grandmother
- The Older Woman (1988) ... Grandmother
 1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
 1987 Daniel and the Towers (TV Movie)
Hellen Littlefield
 1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Alma
- Crossfire (1987) ... Alma
 1987 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Mrs. Sloan
- City of Refuse (1987) ... Mrs. Sloan
 1987 On Fire (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sealy
 1986 Critters
Organist
 1986 Crossings (TV Mini-Series)
Liane's Maid
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... Liane's Maid
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Liane's Maid
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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Alternate Names:

Montrose Hughes

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

She never married or had children of her own. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrayed church ladies, grandmothers, and kind-hearted neighbors

Star Sign:

Pisces

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