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Being Mary Jane 

The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

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Series cast summary:
Gabrielle Union ...  Mary Jane Paul 52 episodes, 2013-2019
Lisa Vidal ...  Kara / ... 51 episodes, 2013-2019
Raven Goodwin ...  Niecy 35 episodes, 2013-2019
Margaret Avery ...  Helen Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2019
Richard Brooks ...  Patrick Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2019
Richard Roundtree ...  Paul Patterson, Sr. 33 episodes, 2013-2019
B.J. Britt ...  Paul Patterson, Jr. 24 episodes, 2013-2019
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The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

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beautifully flawed


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TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Быть Мэри Джейн See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Love it!!
4 November 2013 | by ariannagreen89See all my reviews

Love love love this! And so excited for the series to begin. Gabrielle Union was flawless, charming, funny, beautiful, sexy, and straight up real! Within the first 5 minutes I was hooked. I loved that it was easy to connect with her character because her life was depicted so raw, relatable, and humble. There wasn't too much dialogue with Mary. I was one with Mary Jane, her silence at times allowed you to feel her thoughts and emotion. It was produced perfectly. This show deserves the support and I'm disappointed in the low rating reviews so far, come on people?! This is Black TV and TV that anyone can enjoy! We need more of this but for right now more Mary Jane!


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