The timing was perfect last year for Malin Ackerman to take the role of Kate Harrison, a cool stepmom, in TV’s Trophy Wife. The Swedish-born actress, 35, had just become a real-life mom herself, and this Mother’s Day will be her second with son Sebastian, now 13 months old.
What’s something special you did to surprise your mom on Mother’s Day? “I sent a masseuse to her place for a relaxing afternoon.”
Favorite Mother’s Day memory?
“Last year, when it fell on my birthday and I had just become a mother. It was the most memorable and special day yet.”
Who’s the best TV mom?
“Marge Simpson—she’s the most patient mother I know.”
What are you going to do this Mother’s Day?
“I’m going to spend it cuddling with my son.”
Do you have a support group of mom friends?
“I do. I have many wonderful and strong women in my life who are great mothers. It takes a village, as they say, and my village has the best ladies in town.”
Is there a food yo associate with Mother’s Day?
“Chocolate—all the way!”