Margaret Shakur Secret Life of the American Teenager



TV Series


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Portrayed by L Scott Caldwell

Margaret Shakur (L Scott Caldwell) is Ricky Underwood foster mother and social work.  She is married to Dr Sanjay Shakur and they both live as Buddhist. 


Margaret has been looking after Ricky for several years.  She disproves of Ricky using women for sex and tried to encourage Ricky to take responsibility when Amy became pregnant. 


Margaret didn't like the idea of Ricky get his own apartment but accepted it was something he needed to do to spend more time with John.  Margaret encouraged Ricky to get legal right to John so she could spend more time with her son and grandson.  Margaret also talked to Adrian and her mother at the abortion clinic. 

Main Cast

Adrian Lee

Alice Valko

Amy Juergens

Anne Juergens

Ashley Juergens

Ben Boykewich



Cindy Lee


George Juergens

Grace Bowmen



Henry Miller

Jack Pappas

Jason Treacy

Jeff Zegay


Joe Hampton

John Juergens

Kathleen Bowman

Ken Fields

Lauren Treacy

Leo Boykewich

Madison Cooperstein

Marcelino Molina

Margaret Shakur

Marshall Bowman

Nora Underwood

Ricky Underwood

Robie Juergens

Ruben Enriquez


Tom Bowman