Lillian Hurst (b. 1943) is a Puerto Rican character actress who appeared on Sesame Street as Maria's mother, Mrs. Figueroa. Hurst was prominently featured in episode 2483 and 2574, and also appeared in Episode 2485.
Hurst has participated in over a dozen films, including A Million to Juan and Orange County. Her many TV guest appearances include spots on Arrested Development, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, The Nine, and ER. She has had recurring roles on Dharma & Greg (as the maid Celia) and Lost (as Carmen Reyes, Hurley's mother).