Where Is The Cast Of ‘Moesha’ Today?

by Jeremy Spirogis
Where Is The Cast Of ‘Moesha’ Today?

After Brandy confirmed {that a} reboot of her common sitcom Moesha was within the works, followers are wanting to study which stars will likely be reprising their roles. Shar Jackson, who starred as one in all Moesha’s greatest associates, not too long ago spoke concerning the influence the present had on Black tradition and has followers much more excited concerning the present’s return. 

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The present was modern in its narrative: a coming of age story of an African American teenage lady from the Crenshaw part of LA attempting to navigate household, love, lecturers, and a social life. For six lengthy seasons, followers adopted the lives of Moesha and her major circle as she developed right into a younger lady. 

Most know that Brandy, who starred as Moesha, continued together with her musical and performing success. While followers wait anxiously, right here’s an replace on what the solid has been doing because the present went off air. 

Sheryl Lee Ralph 

Ralph starred as Deidre “Dee” Mitchell, the highschool principal turned stepmother to Moesha. Moesha just isn’t initially receptive to Dee as she struggles with accepting that her father has moved on since her mom’s loss of life. As the present progresses, Dee turns into a confidant for Moesha, particularly as her father’s failure to let her make her personal errors presses on.

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Ralph left as sequence common after season 5 on account of her not agreeing with the route of the present. She was turned off by the storyline that her husband had an illegitimate baby that he deserted and raised as his nephew.

“It broke my heart because I really felt that Moesha the series filled such a void when it came to great images of family, Black American families,” she revealed in an episode of TV One’s Unsung. “And you mean to tell me that this Black man is a liar?”

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Prior to Moesha, Ralph was already an completed actress and singer, having starred within the authentic Broadway manufacturing of Dreamgirls. She’s continued performing, having a starring function within the Nickelodeon sequence, Instant Mom, alongside Tia Mowry.

She married a senator, Vincent Huges, and have become closely concerned in his efforts. She’s additionally a serious advocate within the combat in opposition to HIV/AIDS, internet hosting an annual live performance and fundraiser to carry consciousness to the virus.

William Allen Young

Young performed the function of Frank Mitchell, Moesha’s overprotective father. He owns his personal automotive dealership and runs a good ship at house. His world is rocked when he reveals that the nephew he takes in as an adolescent is definitely his organic son, who was birthed out of an affair throughout his marriage to Moesha’s mother. The revelation causes a rift between him and Moesha, in addition to resentment from Dorian. Dee is initially upset however in the end forgives him.

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Young reunited with Brandy after they each had roles on The Game. He continued performing and likewise works as an advocate for training among the many youth, working in instructional enrichment – in addition to exposing younger folks to the artistic and performing arts.

Marcus T. Paulk

Paulk starred as Moesha’s youthful brother, Miles. He is the annoying sibling, bothering Moesha and her associates each probability he will get. He will get into his fair proportion of hassle, vying for his mother or father’s consideration as they’re so targeted on Moesha’s life. 

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Paulk tried his hand at rapping after the sequence ended. He continued performing with roles in Roll Bounce, Another Cinderella Story Take the Lead, Red Tails, and Sister Code. 

He bought into some authorized hassle when he was arrested for driving below the affect and drug possession – in addition to home violence.

Countess Vaughn

Vaughn starred as Moesha’s greatest friend, Kimberly “Kim” Ann Parker – the foolish, vogue buff and celebration lady of the bunch. She’s most beloved for her fascination with Hakeem. Vaughn left the sequence after season four for her personal comedy spinoff sequence, The Parkers, which documented her and her mom attending the identical junior faculty.

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The relationship between Vaughn and Brandy was tense. There have been fixed stories of arguments between the 2 stars with Brandy admitting in {a magazine} interview that Vaughn boasted that the present was a hit due to her. The Parkers lasted for 5 profitable seasons, with Brandy making one look.

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Vaughn had a troublesome time after the present. A proficient singer, she was supplied a number of file offers however points together with her self worth bought in her manner. She struggled publicly together with her weight, showing alongside Jackson on Celebrity Fit Club, failing to shed any kilos. She additionally was a competitor on Celebrity Rap Superstar and a solid member for 3 seasons on Hollywood Divas which chronicled her need to get again into performing. 

Lamont Bently

Bently starred as Moesha’s male pal/freeloader, Hakeem. Raised by a single mother, he works laborious in class to get into faculty the place he pays his personal manner by means of. He ultimately turns into Moesha’s ultimate love curiosity within the sequence.

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Bently had just a few visitor appearances on The Parkers, starred as Tupac Shakur within the biopic about MC Hammer and had a string of tv appearances in reveals like The Proud Family, NYBD Blue, and the animated Disney sequence The Proud Family.

He was tragically killed in an vehicle accident in 2005 on the age of 31.

Shar Jackson

Jackson was initially solely employed to look within the pilot episode however producers beloved her a lot that they wrote her in as a recurring solid member, Niecy Jackson. Her character turned extra of an integral half after Vaughn’s exit and he or she turned Moesha’s greatest friend and faculty roommate. Despite her kissing Moesha’s boyfriend, they have been in a position to restore their friendship.

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Jackson was tabloid gossip for years after her boyfriend, Kevin Federline, left her whereas she was pregnant for Brittney Spears. She spent the subsequent few years attempting to rebuild her life and profession and bounce again from the general public humiliation. She had a job in a made for tv movie and likewise dabbled in actuality tv on Celebrity Rap Superstar, Hollywood Divas, and Celebrity Fit Club. 

Fredro Starr

Starr was a member of the rap group Onyx whose breakout performing function was as Moesha’s bad-boy boyfriend, Q. Born and raised in New York, the aspiring rapper works as a barber in his father’s store and fights to maintain his relationship with Moesha collectively regardless of her father’s needs.

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After the sequence, he continued working with Onyx and performing, with roles in Save The Last Dance, Ride, and Light It Up.

Starr alleged that he and Brandy had a romantic relationship in the course of the present’s run, although Brandy has by no means spoken on his claims.

Yvette Wilson

Wilson performed the function of Andell, the proprietor of the native diner, The Den, which is Moesha and her crew’s hangout spot. She turns into a giant sister determine to Moesha, with the younger star even dwelling together with her for just a few months when she strikes out of her mother or father’s home. She additionally dated Moesha’s uncle for a while.

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Wilson moved over to The Parkers after season 4 of Moesha ended. She died on the age of 48 in 2012 from cervical most cancers. Most of the Moesha solid attended her funeral.

Ray J

Ray J had a number of appearances on the present as completely different characters earlier than he landed a recurring function as Dorian, Frank’s troubled nephew. The Mitchell’s take him in and he quickly discovers he’s really Frank’s organic son, sending him on a downward spiral of extra hassle. Out of concern that Dorian is negatively influencing Miles, Frank sends him off to Bootcamp. Dorian returns as a modified man.

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Brandy’s real-life little brother has stepped out of his sister’s shadow, constructing his personal media empire because the King of actuality tv together with his personal VH1 present For The Love of Ray J and a solid member on Love & Hip Hop Hollywood. He and Brandy additionally had a VH1 household actuality sequence. Ray J now owns his personal digital firm, changing into one of many wealthiest within the tech discipline, and not too long ago acquired Suge Knight’s empire.

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