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Lucious Lyon’s Mother, Leslie Uggams, Joins Oprah In ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’

Deadline reports that actress, Leslie Marian Uggams, has been added to the cast of the HBO film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.  Oprah Winfrey and screenwriter Alan Ball collaborated in order to bring Rebecca Skloot’s nonfiction book to life.  The talented actress plays Leah Walker, Lucious Lyon’s bipolar mother, on the Fox series Empire. […]

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Who Plays Lucious Mom On Empire?

There’s nothing like a good mother! This article discusses an element of the Empire TV show that fans may find confusing.  Two actresses have played Lucious’ mother on Empire: Kelly Rowland and Leslie Uggams. Who Plays Lucious Mom On Empire? Leslie Uggams has played Leah Walker in the show’s most recent episodes.  While Cookie attempts […]

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Leslie Uggams On Empire

Leslie Uggams On Empire Leah Walker On Empire’s “Time Shall Unfold” episode Lucious and Andre visit the grave of Leah Walker.  Walker is Lucious’ mother who Andre wants to learn about.  Leah and Andre both suffer from bipolar disorder. Leslie Uggams On Empire Leslie Uggams plays Lucious’ mother, Leah Walker.   How Old Is Leslie […]