While pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood (Morris Chestnut) helps Detective Villa (Jaina Lee Ortiz) solve a criminal case involving a wealthy Miami man, he makes time to meet with his mother, Donna Rosewood. She’s not easy to please. Rosewood’s new romantic interest clashes with the demands of his mother.
Donna Rosewood is portrayed by SAG Award and Critics Choice Award winner Lorraine Toussaint. She’s best known for her roles on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black (Vee), The Fosters (Dana Adams), The Young and the Restless (Dr. Watkins), and Friday Night Lights (Bird Merriweather), among others. In the 2014 film Selma Toussaint played civil rights leader Amelia Boynton, who died at the age of 100 in August 2015. Rosewood airs Wednesdays at 8pm on Fox.