Angela Darmody, Boardwalk Empire
Angela Darmody (Aleksa Palladino)
In period crime drama Boardwalk Empire, Angela Darmody was a major character in Seasons 1 and 2. She was Jimmy Darmody’s wife, and the mother of his son, Tommy. Jimmy and Angela had a close and powerful relationship with each other, portrayed as either very in love or fighting and very far apart. Angela took care of Tommy, and tried to shelter him from Jimmy’s dark side.
In Season 1, Angela had a brief affair with Mary. When Jimmy learned of it, the two decided to stay together because he had left her for the war and she claimed she engaged in the affair with Mary only because she was lonely. Later, Angela met guest character Louise, a novelist. The two shared a kiss in Season 2, episode 8, and were both killed in Season 2, episode 10, directly after having sex.
- 24 episodes. Regular in Seasons 1 and 2
Female love interests:
- Mary (Lisa Joyce, guest 5 episodes)
- Louise 💀(Kristen Sieh, guest 2 episodes)
Relationship story arc with a woman: No
Male love interests:
- Jimmy 💀(Michael Pitt, main cast season 1-2, husband)
Relationship story arc with a man: Yes
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? Yes. Angela and Mary's affair is shown in Season 1 Episode 7, Aired Oct 31st. Angela and Louise kiss in "Two Boats and a Lifeguard" S2 Episode 8, aired in November.
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.