On Glee, O’Malley plays Burt Hummel, the father of resident out and proud McKinley High student Kurt Hummel. While still uncomfortable about his son’s homosexuality, Burt has shown tenderness and unwavering support of his son.
On The Good Wife, Peil portrays Chris Noth’s WASP-ish but domineering mother, Jackie. Over the course of the season, she has shown that not only is his wife an important part of his life (and now, campaign!) so is his mother!