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Edith Thompson is a recurring character in the second and third seasons. She is played by co-star Emma Holzer in the third season. She was initially played by an uncredited extra during the second season. She is the oldest daughter and second oldest child of Eli and June Thompson. She has seven siblings; William, Michael, Patrick, Brian, Anne, Dermott, Nora and one other sister.


Season 2[]

She is seen at the funeral of her grandfather Ethan Thompson. ("Battle of the Century")

Season 3[]

She warmly welcomes her father Eli when he returns home after sixteen months in prison for election rigging. ("Spaghetti and Coffee")


Memorable Quotes[]



Season two appearances
21 Ourselves Alone A Dangerous Maid What Does the Bee Do?
Gimcrack & Bunkum The Age of Reason Peg of Old Two Boats and a Lifeguard
Battle of the Century Georgia Peaches Under God's Power She Flourishes To the Lost
Season three appearances
"Resolution" "Spaghetti and Coffee" "Bone for Tuna" "Blue Bell Boy"
"You'd Be Surprised" "Ging Gang Goolie" "Sunday Best" "The Pony"
"The Milkmaid's Lot" "A Man, A Plan..." "Two Imposters" "Margate Sands"
Season four appearances
"New York Sour" "Resignation" "Acres of Diamonds" "All In"
"Erlkonig" "The North Star" "William Wilson" "The Old Ship of Zion"
"Marriage and Hunting" "White Horse Pike" "Havre De Grace" "Farewell Daddy Blues"