Grimm Exclusive: Nick's Mom Set to Return

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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio HostagesGrimm‘s Woman in Black will be back.

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio will return to NBC’s fractured fairy tale later this season, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The actress will reprise her role of Kelly Burkhardt, aka the Woman in Black, aka Nick’s globetrotting mom, for multiple episodes this spring.

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The Grimm matriarch hasn’t been seen in Portland since Season 2, but as Juliette discovered earlier this season, Mama Burkhardt has been keeping in touch with her son via email.

From what we hear, Kelly’s return will be connected to one of the series’ characters, but it won’t be Nick.

Mastrantonio played the First Lady of the United States in CBS’ recently wrapped Hostages.

Comments (13)


    Comment by iMember – January 23, 2014 04:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I hope she becomes a semi-regular cast member for Season 3.

    Comment by WayneInNYC – January 23, 2014 04:29 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Finally! She was so awesome the first time around. I hope she stays in Portland longer.

    Comment by tvdiva – January 23, 2014 04:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • YES! YES!! YES!!!

    Comment by Kay – January 23, 2014 04:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • YES… Please make her a series regular.

    Comment by JP – January 23, 2014 05:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Apparently she and Juliette start emailing each other, though that may not be the reason she returns to Portland

    Comment by Isobel – January 23, 2014 05:20 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Maybe she helps Adeline get out of her sticky situation

    Comment by Mika02 – January 23, 2014 07:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay! Love her!

    Comment by kirads09 – January 24, 2014 04:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think she is coming back to work with the captain. She figured out that he’s colluding with the revolutionaries, and is trying to figure out what side she should take in this battle.

    Comment by TvPeong – January 24, 2014 07:59 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Did they ever explain what the key was for? The captain was all about it in season 1 and I can’t remember if they said what it did. Didn’t all the rings together make a map?

    Comment by Mikael – January 24, 2014 09:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Man, she’s a mean lookin’ lady.

    Comment by MLO – January 24, 2014 09:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I was never totally convinced she is nicks mother. She could be the other woman who was supposedly killed in the car wreck with his father. Nick didnt seem to recognize her right away.

    Comment by charlie – January 24, 2014 07:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

    Comment by torath69 – March 14, 2014 12:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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