Variety is reporting that Vanessa Williams has been cast as Iris West’s mother and Joe West’s wife in season two of The Flash.
“The Flash” has found Mama West. Variety has confirmed that “Candyman” and “Melrose Place” actress Vanessa Williams — not to be confused with the “Ugly Betty” and “Desperate Housewives” star of the same name — has been cast as Iris West’s (Candice Patton) mother and Joe West’s (Jesse L. Martin) wife in season two of The CW drama.
“The Flash” season two premieres Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. on The CW.
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