Nancy Lenehan (Carol Strong)
Playing the part of Carol Strong, Brenda’s mother, Nancy Lenehan had a notable supporting role in Catch Me If You Can. Outside of this performance, Lenehan’s other notable film credits include Smokey and the Bandit II, She’s Having a Baby, Stoogemania, Pleasantville, Beauty Shop, A Better Life and Sex Tape. Additionally, on television, the actress can be seen in People of Earth, Grace Under Fire, My Name Is Earl, Worst Week, Veep, Married to the Kellys, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, ER, Dharma & Greg, Gilmore Girls, Everybody Loves Raymond, That ’70s Show, Nip/Tuck, The Middle, The Bernie Mac Show, Ally McBeal, The Golden Girls, and ALF, as well as Newhart, Family Ties, Murphy Brown, Mad About You, Boy Meets World, The Practice, Caroline in the City, and Just Shoot Me!
Most recently, Nancy Lenehan appeared in episodes of CBS’s Man with a Plan, NBC’s Superstore, ABC’s Bless This Mess, and FXX’s Cake.