Born in Albany, Georgia, Deen is a notable graduate of Albany High School. She married her first husband after graduating high school in 1965. Her parents both died by the time she was 23, and a resultant fear of death led to chronic agoraphobia. She was a proficient Southern cook, and used it to help deal with her condition. in 1986, she felt okay enough to take a job as a bank teller. She was robbed at gunpoint the next year, and that incident led her to deal with her agoraphobia head-on. After the family moved to Savannah in 1989, she decided to parlay her cooking experience into a clandestine catering service. She made sandwiches and other meals, and her sons delivered them.
2 wins & 4 nominations.
|Not My Mama's Meals||Self 37 episodes, 2012-2013||2012-01-04|
|Who Do You Think You Are?||Unknown||2010-03-05|
|Iron Chef America: The Series||Unknown||2005-01-16|
|Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List||Unknown||2005-08-03|
|Food Network Star||Unknown||2005-06-05|
|Extreme Makeover: Home Edition||Unknown||2003-12-03|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||Unknown||1992-05-25|
|The Oprah Winfrey Show||Unknown||1986|
|Wheel of Fortune||Unknown||1983-09-19|