Question: What is the name of the actress who plays the grandmother on Charmed? Dee, Saugus, Mass.
Televisionary: That's Jennifer Rhodes playing the dead Penny "Grams" Halliwell on the WB drama, Dee. You may recognize her from the short-lived late '80s T&A show Nightingales or from her guest stints on shows like Family Matters, Friends and 3rd Rock from the Sun. If you're a horror-flick buff, you may have seen her in such fare as Night of the Demons 2 and Slumber Party Massacre II.