The Most Iconic Moms on TV!

From the caring and witty Lorelai Gilmore from ‘Gilmore Girls’ to the strong and independent Claire Dunphy from ‘Modern Family,’ iconic TV moms have left an indelible mark. These characters have inspired and entertained us, reminding us of the timeless importance of a mother’s love. Let’s take a look at some of the most iconic moms on TV!

Allison Janney as Bonnie Plunkett in ‘Mom’

Justina Machado as Penelope Alvarez in ‘One Day At a Time’ 
Mandy Moore as Rebecca Pearson in ‘This is Us’
Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy in ‘Modern Family’

Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore in ‘Gilmore Girls’

Maggie Smith as Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham in ‘Downton Abbey’
Debra Jo Rupp as Kitty Forman in ‘That 70’s Show
Barbara Billingsley as June Cleaver in ‘Leave it to Beaver’
Shirley Jones as Shirley Partridge in ‘The Partridge Family’
Donna Reed as Donna Stone in ‘The Donna Reed Show’

– Riya Sohini