Margo Martindale is spying a return to the cable network that brought her Emmy gold.
The 61-year-old actress, who won an Emmy for her role on Justified's second season, has joined FX's upcoming series The Americans.
Starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, the '80s-set spy series follows the complicated arranged marriage of two KGB spies, Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C., shortly after Ronald Reagan is elected president. Martindale will play Claudia, a KGB illegal living in the U.S. who delivers assignments to Philip and Elizabeth.
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She will appear in at least eight episodes of the series, premiering Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 10/9c on FX.
Since her Emmy-winning turn on Justified, Martindale has starred on the short-lived CBS drama A Gifted Man and recently guest-starred on Person of Interest.