Judy Greer Joins ‘The White House Plumbers’ HBO Watergate Limited Series – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Judy Greer is tapped for a key role opposite Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux in The Plumbers of the White House, HBO’s five-part limited series that revisits one of the greatest political scandals in American history, Watergate.

The series, now in production, comes out Veep executive producers Alex Gregory, Peter Huyck, David Mandel and Frank Rich. Created and written by Gregory and Huyck and directed by Mandel, White House Plumbers is based in part on public records and the book Integrity by Egil “Bud” Krogh and Matthew Krogh. It tells the true story of how Nixon’s own political saboteurs and Watergate masterminds, E. Howard Hunt (Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Theroux), accidentally overthrew the presidency they were zealously trying to protect.

Greer plays Fran Liddy, G. Gordon Liddy’s imperturbable wife who has a misplaced faith in her husband’s intelligence and abilities.

Lena Headey plays Hunt’s wife, Dorothy Hunt.

In the 1982 TV movie Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy, which aired on NBC, G. Gordon Liddy and Fran Liddy were played by Robert Conrad and Katherine Cannon, respectively.

Executive Producer of Harrelson and Theroux White House Plumbers with Gregory, Huyck and Mandel; alongside Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad for The District; and Rich. Paul Lee, Nne Ebong and Mark Roybal produce for wiip and Len Amato for Crash&Salvage. Gregg Fienberg also executive produces. The limited series is a co-production between HBO and wiip.

Greer recently joined Showtime’s anthology drama series The First Lady (w/t), in which she plays Nancy Howe, Betty Ford’s (Michelle Pfeiffer)’s trusted confidante and social secretary. On the feature film side she is filming Hollywood Stargirl and is ready for Flint Strong. Her upcoming films include: Halloween Kills, Gringa, Lady of the Manor and Shoot the Rooster.
She is represented by CAA, Artists First and Felker Toczek Suddleson Abramson.

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