Look at Who Has Been Cast as Mom to Tessa on ‘Suburgatory’

Actress Malin Akerman, most recently seen in the box office film ‘Rock of Ages’, will be taking on the roleof Alex, the estranged mother of Tessa (Jane Levy) on the hit ABC comedy Suburgatory.

It is being reported that Alex is a "beautiful, free-spirited singer/songwriter who has never met her daughter", who will show up in the Thanksgiving and Christmas episodes after she finally gets over her fear and shame, attempting to form a relationship with Tessa. Series creator Emily Kapnek shared that "I’m a huge, nerdy fan [of Malin's] and this was an extensive search for the right actress to play such a pivotal role in our show. It turned out to be well worth the wait. She’s funny, gorgeous and incredibly charismatic, and I know her chemistry with Jeremy Sisto and Jane Levy is going to be off the charts. Malin is a comedy writer’s dream, both beautiful and comedically fearless. I’m over the moon about her agreeing to play Alex". Read More...



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