The "Friends" star and other celebrities name their favorite TV moms

By EW Staff
Updated May 12, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Just in time for Mother’s Day, we asked celebs to name their all-time favorite TV mom.

CARSON DALYMarge Simpson. Her hair. Her voice. She’s hot.”

LISA KUDROWElizabeth Montgomery (Bewitched). I thought it would be fun for my mom to be a witch.”

ROSIE O’DONNELLFlorence Henderson. Carol Brady was what every kid wanted in a mom. When my mom died, I always expected my dad to meet someone like her and everything would be okay.”

NEVE CAMPBELL ”Mrs. Huxtable [The Cosby Show‘s Phylicia Rashad]. She’s like Mother Earth.”

DYLAN McDERMOTT (The Practice) ”Florence Henderson. She was a little sexy but still a funny mom.”

AIMEE MANNThe Wonder Years‘ [Alley Mills]. Always nice and clearly fictional.”

MICHAEL RAPAPORT (Small Time Crooks) ”Carmela Soprano [Edie Falco]. She doesn’t take anybody’s s— and would do anything to protect her family.”

SARA GILBERTRoseanne—are you kidding? Duh!”

DANNY BONADUCE (The Partridge Family) ”Shirley Jones—my TV mom. She could take Mrs. Brady in a fight. Florence Henderson had a cook and there’s no way she could drive a four-speed!”