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A Look at Mark-Paul Gosselaar's Parents Before He Takes on the Role of Dad in 'Mixed-ish'

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The success of ABC's Black-ish has given way to a number of spinoffs, including Grown-ish and the more recent Mixed-ish, which explores the backstory of Black-ish mom Rainbow "Bow" Johnson and her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s.

Loosely based on the early life of show co-creator Kenya Barris' wife Dr. Rania Barris, Mixed-ish employs a star-studded cast to fill us in on Bow's childhood chronicles.

Tika Sumpter stars as Alicia Johnson, Rainbow's mom, and Saved by the Bell's Mark-Paul Gosselaar takes on the role of her father, Paul Jackson.

The casting decision has many Black-ish fans wondering, Is Mark-Paul Gosselaar biracial? Keep reading to find out.