'Deceived by My Mother-in-Law' Full Cast List: Meet Allison McAtee, Dey Young and rest of the stars from Lifetime's psychological thriller
If the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has left your Friday evenings free with nowhere to go, then Lifetime has got your back. What better way to spend your Friday evening than to curl up on your couch with a bag of popcorn and catch up on their latest psychological thriller 'Deceibed by My Mother-in-Law'. If the movie title has piqued your interest, then you might want to know a little more about this thriller that promises to leave you wondering if first impressions of people are really the best impressions.
The movie follows Kristin (Allison McAtee) who is trying to rebuild her life following an awful attack by a stalker. With the help of her therapist Denise (Jackee Harry), Kristin is finally recovering from her harrowing past. Soon things begin to fall in place for Kristin. She meets and falls in love with a handsome stranger named James (Rib Hills). The couple gets married and as they are slowly beginning to settle down, James' mother Maggie (Dey Young) arrives at their place unannounced and to Kristin's dismay, she decides to move in with them.
It’s that time again, I get to play a very good BAD guy on @lifetimemovies “Deceived By My Mother-in-Law” Friday, May 7th at 8/7c on LMN.— Rib Hillis (@RibHillis) May 3, 2021
Being bad feels so good 😈😝#lifetimemovies #lmn #lifetimemovienetwork pic.twitter.com/a6rNajRkEV
The initial calm and discomfort are replaced by a constant friction between the two, even as Kristin struggles to make things work. But with James' demeanor changing, Kristin now distrusts the mother-son duo and believes they have some ulterior motive. Lifetime's synopsis for the movie is, "With the help of her therapist, Denise, Kristin is recovering from an awful attack by a stalker. After meeting and marrying James, life seems to be going great until her mother-in-law Maggie moves in unexpectedly. Friction turns to fighting as Kristin tries to keep it all together until she discovers her new family has ulterior motives." Will Kristin be able to figure out the motives of the mother-son duo before her life is disrupted all over again?
Here's all you need to know about the cast of this Lifetime thriller movie that will surely send chills down your spine.
Allison McAtee as Kristin
McAtee was born in 1985 in Erie, Pennsylvania. She has a BA degree in Theater Arts from the University of Pittsburgh School of Arts and Sciences. She also studied theatre at Imperial College, London. Shortly after her education, she began starring in NYC's broadway shows. She appeared on several television shows like 'Ugly Betty', 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation', 'Castle', 'The Mentalist', 'NCIS', and 'Revenge'. McAtee also had a recurring role on Showtime's 'Californication'. She was regular cast member on Oprah Winfrey Network primetime drama 'The Haves and the Have Nots'. She was the lead actress in the independent movie 'Bloomington'.
Dey Young as Maggie
Young was raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She earned her BFA from Scripps College (in Claremont, California) and continued her acting at the Academy of Music and Dramatics Arts in London. She began sculpting in 1977 at Scripps College, learning her craft under the tutelage of renowned sculptor Aldo Casanova. She is best-known for her roles in 'Pretty Woman' (1990), 'Rock 'n' Roll High School' (1979), 'Spaceballs' (1987), 'Melrose Place' (1992), and various 'Star Trek' series. She is a lifetime member of The Actor's Studio.
Rib Hills as James
Robert Duane Hills aka Rib Hills is a model and actor best known for his work in 'General Hospital’s spin-off 'Port Charles' as Dr. Jake Marshak. He earned the nickname of Rib owing to his interest in playing with frogs and enjoying the sounds they make when he was a kid. Hills has twins with his ex-wife who he separated from in 2008. He is currently married to ballroom dancer, world champion and former 'Dancing with the Star's pro, Elena Grinenko.
Jackee Harry as Denise
Jacqueline Yvonne Harry aka Jackee Denise is an actress, singer, comedian, and director. She is best known for her roles as Sandra Clark,on the NBC's hit show '227' and as Lisa Landry on the ABC/The WB sitcom 'Sister, Sister' . She is the first and only African-American to win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance on '227'. Jackee also made guest starred on 'Amen', 'Designing Women', 'Dave's World', '7th Heaven', and 'That's So Raven', before joining the cast of 'Everybody Hates Chris' in 2006.
'Deceived by My Mother-in-Law' premieres on Friday, May 7 at 8/7c on Lifetime.