Irina Derevko, Alias
Played by Lena Olin
So lets get this straight. Daughter Syd grew up thinking her KGB spy mom was dead. Then, it turned out, Mom was alive and heading an evil organization. Then, it turned out, Mom put a hit on her daughter and so Dad killed her. Then, it turned out, Dad had killed a double and Irina was still alive. Then, it turned out You get the picture. Olin was fierce as the shifty lady who actually told her daughter that her birth was a KGB assignment.