The tests also determined that despite Lisa being implanted with an embryo made of Carol's egg and Rick's sperm, the baby had no genetic ties to Carol.
She continued that role offscreen by being an incredible friend, a nurturing mother figure to our younger cast members and an artist who brought warmth, compassion and humor to every episode and our set.
It follows the fomula to a T, but is lacking in all departments.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather; brother and sister-in-law; her niece and nephews; aunt and uncle; and her beloved dogs Nucleus and Jake.
The acclaimed filmmaker was the first African American nominated for a best director Oscar for Boyz N the Hood, and was the youngest ever to be nominated for that same award at the time in 1991.