The role that TV moms play cannot be understated. Be it local or international, these actresses have a way of bonding with viewers and make the role believable.
Here are some of the TV actresses who have taken the same roles our real mothers take in our real lives.
1. Mama Kayai
Mary Khavere who people know as ‘Mama Kayai’ is a well known personality in the theater and acting world.
She acted alongside the late Mzee Ojwang’ in the famous local show ‘Vitimbi’.
Fans all over the country admire her role as a TV mom.
Huddah Monroe also acted as Kayai in this local show.
2. Mama Baha
Wanjiku Mburu famously known as Mama Baha on the local show Machachari is known for her strict and also subtle role as a mom in the local show.
Mama Baha is not only famous for her strict role, she is also known for gentle way is raising her family in the show. Her personality is one to admire.
3. Mrs Charity Mwamba
Elizabeth Wanjiru alias Charity Mwamba is a house hold name in Kenya for her assertive role in Kenya’s local show ‘Mother In Law’.
“Mrs Mwamba” has shown us the day-to-day lives of an elderly woman who as to deal with live in in-laws and ‘gossipy’ workers.
Charity’s Mwamba’s role has showed us the essence of a mother in law and the impact they have in our lives.
4. Patricia McKenzie
Helen Keli alias Patricia McKenzie plays the mum in ‘Selina’, as mother to Nelson and his sister.
Her character is a woman from a moneyed, well-connected family.
We can see the sense of love that she has for her children through out the Kenyan drama series.
‘Wilbroda’ aka Nyaminde acts in the popular television show known as ‘papa Shirandula’. She acts as the wife to papa Shirandula.
Wilbroda, known as the mother of Naliaka and a naive wife who does not understand the business that the husband does.