Cast Bio: Geraldine Hughes (Mary Todd Lincoln)

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“Mary Todd Lincoln”

Geraldine Hughes is originally from West Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a graduate of UCLA’s School of Theatre, Film and Television. Hughes received the Los Angeles Ovation, Garland and Drama Critics Circle Awards and a Drama League Award Nomination for Outstanding Performance for her solo play Belfast Blues, which she also wrote.

She most recently starred in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s production of Cyrano De Bergerac opposite Douglas Hodge.  Her other recent stage credits include the West End production of Jerusalem opposite Tony award winner Mark Rylance after performing in the Broadway production this past year.  Other theatre credits include: Molly Sweeney (Irish Repertory Theatre), Pumpgirl (MTC), Translations (MTC), Orson’s Shadow, The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Weir, The Architect.

Hughes’ television credits include: Nurse Jackie, Mercy, The Good Wife, Law and Order CI, Law & Order SVU, Law & Order, Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle, ER.  She has starred in several features including Warner Bros.’Gran Torino,  MGM’s Rocky Balboa and the upcoming Dead Souls for Chiller Network and National Geographic Channel’s Killing Lincoln opposite Billy Hopkins.

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