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Faces & Names: ‘Nebraska’s’ Squibb to play Lucci’s mom

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June Squibb is lending her sizable acting chops to the upcoming second season of Lifetime’s “Devious Maids.” The Oscar-nominated actress will play Velma, the mother of Genevieve Delatour (Susan Lucci) in a two-episode arc.

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In addition to her Oscar, Golden Globe and Screen Actor’s Guild Award-nominated turn as the crotchety Kate Grant, Squibb’s credits also include “About Schmidt,” “Scent of a Woman” and “Meet Joe Black. “ Squibb has also appeared on TV shows “Girls,” “The Millers,” “Getting On” and “Mike & Molly.”

From executive producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, “Devious Maids” stars Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramírez, Roselyn Sánchez, Edy Ganem and Judy Reyes. The series follows five maids and their experiences serving the tony uppercrust residents in Beverly Hills.

Season 2 premieres April 20, with an episode directed by Longoria.

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