2. Celia Hodes, Weeds
Celia Hodes, played by Elizabeth Perkins, is main character marijuana dealer Nancy’s manipulative, self-involved, alcohol abusing, too-close-for-comfort neighbor. Celia’s breast cancer is discovered in season one and she moves on in subsequent seasons to become an informant against her friend and deal pot through her cosmetics line.
What’s real about Celia’s experience? Breast cancer doesn’t always happen to likable people. Hopefully, characters who resemble Celia a little too much have their own circle of supportive friends and family — no matter how many hijinks they pull.
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