Yvette Cason

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Yvette Cason is an American television, theatre, and film actress, and a former Miss Black America from Washington, D.C. She was an understudy for the character of Effie White in the original 1981 Broadway musical Dreamgirls. In 2006, she played May, the mother of Deena Jones, portrayed by Beyoncé Knowles in the feature film version of Dreamgirls. read more

Yvette Cason is an American television, theatre, and film actress, and a former Miss Black America from Washington, D.C. She was an understudy for the character of Effie White in the original 1981 Broadway musical Dreamgirls. In 2006, she played May, the mother of Deena Jones, portrayed by Beyoncé Knowles in the feature film version of Dreamgirls. She also appeared in an episode of the sitcom The King of Queens as Mrs. Blanchard in the episode "Road Rayge". Her early musical training was at The Sewell Music Conservatory.

Actress Filmography

A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Teacher 2018
The Rick and Stanley Show Rhonda 2016
Middle Of Nowhere Mrs. Hastings 2012
Shameless Mrs. Jackson 2011
GeekRockTV Self - (A Snow White Christmas) 2010
Notes from the Underbelly Ultrasound tech 2007
Dreamgirls May 2006
Hannah Montana Teacher 2006
NCIS Maureen 2003
American Dreams Elma 2002
(see additional filmography)

Actress Filmography

A Wrinkle in Time Mrs. Teacher 2018
The Rick and Stanley Show Rhonda 2016
Middle Of Nowhere Mrs. Hastings 2012
Shameless Mrs. Jackson 2011
GeekRockTV Self - (A Snow White Christmas) 2010
Notes from the Underbelly Ultrasound tech 2007
Dreamgirls May 2006
Hannah Montana Teacher 2006
NCIS Maureen 2003
American Dreams Elma 2002
Alias Connie 2001
Boston Public Anita Graham 2000
The District Principal Joanne Drake 2000
Judging Amy No-Time-for-This Mom 1999
The King of Queens Mrs. Blanchard 1998
ER Oncology Nurse 1994
Almost There! LaKeishaa #1 1989
Knots Landing Bailiff 1979
Great Performances Miss Mary 1972
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