Gertrude Moon is a frequently recurring character in the later seasons on Frasier. She is the perpetually overbearing mother of Daphne Crane, as well as the rest of Daphne's many siblings. She is always complaining and domineering towards of others. Gertrude frequently forgives the mistakes of her son, Simon, but is very critical of the decisions made by her daughter Daphne. She moves to Seattle when she leaves her husband, Harry. Here she attempts to begin a romance with Martin Crane, but fails, and later moves in with Daphne and Niles. She soon overstays her welcome, though. She also gets a job at Café Nervosa, where everyone dislikes her, staff and customers both. The coffee shop becomes immensely crowded when an email goes out that she is not working. She is played by British actress Millicent Martin.