Little is known about Emily's mother, who was believed to be dead for many years. However, she was revealed to be alive in a video tape uncovered by Emily (Emily VanCamp) in the season finale.
The Golden Globe-winning actress, 50, is best known for her roles in the 1982 comedy Fast Times at Ridgemont High and 2002's Road to Perdition. She has recurred on Weeds for three seasons, playing Nancy's sister, Jill. Leigh joins British actor Barry Sloane, who will also be introduced in Season 2 as a man connected to Emily's past. Dun dun dun!
Revenge moves to Sundays at 9/8c when it returns for its second season this fall on ABC.
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