Nora Underwood Secret Life of the American Teenager



TV Series


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Portrayed by Anne Ramsay

Nora Underwood (Anne Ramsay) is the biological mother of Ricky Underwood and the wife of Bob Underwood.  Nora worked as a prostituted to feed her drug and alcoholic addiction turning a blind eye to her son abuse. 


Nora was afraid of been killed by her husband who often locked her out of the house.  When Bob was arrested her son was taken by social services into foster care. 


Ricky as a teenager confronted his mother and was able to mend some fences.  Nora also came to visit Ricky when she was going back to prison for carrying a gun.  Ricky had his mother released by talking to Ruben who agreed to look into his mother case. 


Nora came to stay at Ricky apartment.  Ricky made arrangement for his mother to stay at his foster parents until she could find her own apartment. 

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