Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly | Mrs. America | FX on Hulu
A self-described activist housewife from Illinois, "Phyllis Schlafly," portrayed by Cate Blanchett, was a conservative firebrand and virulent anti-communist. She had six children, authored several books, and published a popular newsletter. In 1972, she launched a national campaign against the Equal Rights Amendment. She remained active as a commentator for decades, and the ripple effects of her work can still be felt today.
as Alice Macray
“Alice” is Phyllis' best friend who joins Phyllis' efforts to block ERA ratification.