On Major Crimes, the 13-year-old son of a state superior court judge is murdered. The Major Crimes squad combs through the judge’s caseload for clues. She’s known to be tough on criminals. One clue leads the Major Crimes squad to an Aryan motorcycle gang.
The judge is portrayed by Patricia Wettig. The three-time Emmy Award winner is best known for her roles in Thirtysomething (Nancy), Alias (Dr. Judy Barnett), Prison Break (Vice President Caroline Reynolds), and Brothers & Sisters (Holly Harper). She is married to Ken Olin (Michael on Thirtysomething, exec producer of Brothers & Sisters). Major Crimes airs Mondays at 9pm on TNT.