Felice Martin is a recurring character on FOX teen soap, Beverly Hills, 90210. She is portrayed by Katherine Cannon.
Beverly Hills, 90210
Felice, a strict but equally loving mother, is the mother of Donna Martin, and wife of John Martin. In season 2, while on a mission to meet mission to meet the rock group 'Color Me Badd', Donna sees more than she wants when she finds Felice at the hotel with a man other than her father. This causes Donna to become angry and tells Felice to tell her father the truth. When Donna was penalized by her high school for being found drunk, Felice was initially unsupportive of efforts to make an appeal on her daughter's behalf, but later changed her mind. In doing so, she stood alongside the other parents of the show, and admitted that what she wanted most was for Donna to graduate on time. Additionally, when John and Felice developed reservations about one of their daughter's boyfriends, Ray Pruit, Felice attempted to pay him to end the relationship. This caused a brief rift between Donna and her mother. After Donna had stopped seeing Ray, she later reunited with David Silver, who John and Felice had approved of.
It was later revealed that John had another daughter named Gina, a fitness instructor who was long believed to be Donna's cousin. Eventually, John and Gina began to bond following the revelation. While the two were exercising together, John, who'd had a history of health issues, suffered a stroke and lost his life. While reciting his eulogy, Donna became too emotional to continue, and Gina finished it. Gina then shared affectionate moments with Donna and Felice before departing town.
Felice was present at the end of the series, when Donna and David were married. Years later, Felice became a grandmother, as Donna was revealed to have had a daughter named Ruby in the series 90210.
- Jordana Capra portrayed Donna's mother in the first season in episode Perfect Mom. Originally the mother's name was Nancy.