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    14 Times Molly Shannon Proved She's The Greatest Living Mom Actor

    With killer back-to-back performances in The White Lotus and The Other Two Season 2, it's time we take stock.

    The wait is OVER. The Other Two is back with Season 2, and we are beyond excited to see the Dubek crew continue their rise to fame.

    And, of course, leading the Dubek family is momager/author/newly minted talk show host Pat Dubek, played by the incomparable Molly Shannon.

    Shannon was also on our screens recently as the wealthy, way-too-close-with-her-son mom on HBO's The White Lotus, which got us thinking: Molly Shannon is actually the BEST at playing moms.

    So here is a list of her best momtastic performances:

    1. The Other Two (2019–present) — Pat Dubek

    Molly Shannon sits smiling beside Case Walker

    2. The White Lotus (2021) — Kitty Patton

    Molly Shannon talks with Alexandra Daddario

    3. Promising Young Woman (2020) — Mrs. Fisher

    Carey Mulligan drinks a juice box as she talks with Molly Shannon on a front porch

    4. Private Life (2018) — Cynthia

    Kayli Carter talks to Molly Shannon while she's cooking

    5. The Little Hours (2017) — Mother Marea

    Molly Shannon stands dressed as a nun

    6. Fun Mom Dinner (2017) — Jamie

    Bridget Everett, Molly Shannon, Katie Aselton, and Toni Collette stand outside a restaurant

    7. Miles (2016) — Pam Walton

    Molly Shannon sits in a car with Tim Boardman

    8. Other People (2016) — Joanne Mulcahey

    Jesse Plemons and Molly Shannon laugh together in a bathroom

    9. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015) — Denise Kushner

    Molly Shannon sits on a couch with a glass of water

    10. The Middle (2009, 2013) — Janet

    Molly Shannon sits at the dinner table with Charlie McDermott, Atticus Shaffer, Eden Sher, Patricia Heaton, and Neil Flynn

    11. Bad Teacher (2011) — Melody Tiara

    Molly Shannon sits at a dinner table with her family

    12. Cracking Up (2004) — Lesley Shackleton

    Chris McDonald, Molly Shannon, Jake Sandvig, Bret Loehr, Caitlin Wachs, and Jason Schwartzman stand in the foyer of a mansion

    13. Good Boy! (2003) — Mrs. Baker

    Molly Shannon sits on a bed as she talks with Liam Aiken

    14. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) — Betty Lou Who

    Jeremy Howard, Molly Shannon, TJ Thyne, Taylor Momsen, and Bill Irwin gather together for a Christmas photo

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