Homeland Enlists Broadway Vet Victoria Clark to Play Key Character

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Homeland‘s newest addition has a surprising connection to one of the drama’s leading players.

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Broadway veteran Victoria Clark — who most recently starred as Cinderella‘s Fairy Godmother — will play Carrie’s mom in an upcoming episode of the Showtime series, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Clark’s small-screen resumé includes roles on MercyLaw & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

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