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Throughout her 36-year career, Lynne Moody has landed prominent roles in popular television series such as That's My Mama, Soap, E/R, and Knots Landing. In addition to her portrayal of Irene, wife of Chicken George's son Tom (Georg Stanford Brown) in Roots, Moody has appeared in dozens of television shows, including a recurring role on the ABC daytime drama General Hospital from 2000-02.
This is definitely Carlacia Grant's year. Though her breakout role in the NBC drama Game of Silence was short-lived due to the show's cancellation, Grant will be playing Irene in the Roots reboot and also has a recurring role in the upcoming drama series Greenleaf debuting on the Oprah Winfrey Network this summer.
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