Mrs. Riley
Mrs. Riley
Portrayed by Frances Lee McCain
Location Woodsboro

Dewey Riley (son)

Tatum Riley (daughter, Deceased)

Gale Riley (daughter in-law)

Status Alive
Appearance(s) Scream

Mrs. Riley is the mother of Dewey Riley and Tatum Riley. She only appears in Scream.


Mrs. Riley told Sidney Prescott, her daughter's best friend, that there was a call for her. She asked Tatum, how Sidney was coping with her recent attack and soon rushed to Sidney's side, when she panicked on the phone. She called for Dewey's help, concerned that Ghostface  was harassing Sidney.

Behind the Scenes

  • She is described as "a friendly, graying woman. This is Mama Riley. She wears a comforting smile" in the script.