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Sleepy Hollow Casts Aunjanue Ellis as Abbie's Mother

Sleepy Hollow Abbies Mom Aunjanue Ellis

Sleepy Hollow has finally tracked down Abbie and Jenny’s mom — and she looks a lot like Mentalist alum Aunjanue Ellis.

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Series star Nicole Beharie recently teased that growing up, her character’s mother Lori Mills wasn’t exactly the happy homemaker type. “We discover early on in [Season 2] that Abbie and Jenny’s mom had supernatural inclinations, and a lot of people read that as [her] being insane or a liar,” Beharie previewed. “So we find out more about why Abbie’s a witness and and the torture Jenny has gone through.”

EW.com first reported the news.

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Ellis’ other major TV credits include NCIS: Los Angeles, True Blood and Justice.

Sleepy Hollow returns to the Fox schedule on Monday, Sept. 22 at 9/8c.

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