Susan Raynor (Jennifer Esposito) plays the second most powerful woman in the CIA on season one of Covert Affairs. In season two, she continues to push Annie Walker (Piper Perabo) to become the best CIA agent possible, and even helps her to adjust after her boyfriend Arthur Campbell (Peter Gallagher) dies at the end of season one. While Susan Raynor may appear as a no-nonsense boss, she really cares about her agents and their well-being, as shown through her friendship with Annie Walker and some of her other protégés over the years. The Power of Susan Raynor
10 Great Moments
- Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot – In which we meet our heroine, and she smacks down some terrorism. 2. Season 1, Episode 3: Parliament – Find out what happened when Susan shot her husband in a fit of rage. 3.
5 Underrated Moments
As we said, there’s a lot to love about Deputy Director of the CIA, Susan Raynor. But if you still feel like she isn’t getting enough love—or if you want to better understand her contribution to Homeland—here are five underappreciated moments that prove how awesome she really is.
5 Overrated Moments
During season one, we had to watch as our favorite spy went through a very tough time. Her boss lied about her work performance in order to get her out. As a result, she was shot and nearly died. Also, there’s that whole thing with her ex-husband/childhood best friend who showed up as a no-good conman. Because of these events, fans watched as Susan became paralyzed by fear. We were tempted to yell at our screens: Susan! Go back in!