Amy Madigan

Amy Madigan will step into the role of Olivia's mother on the new season of Fringe, a show rep says.

The Field of Dreams actress, 59, will appear in four episodes, beginning with the Season 3 premiere, according to Entertainment Weekly, which first reported the casting.

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The character, who may only appear "over there," is described as a devoted mother with surprising ties to the Bishop family.

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