Key information
Status Alive
Profession Politician (retired)
Former Mayor of Chicago
Relatives Meredith Kane - daughter
Tom Kane - successor and son-in-law
Emma Kane - granddaughter
Relationships Nadeem - nurse
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Tony Mockus
Season 1 & 2
First episode "Reflex"
Last episode "Louder Than Words"
Appearances 6 episodes (see below)
Rutledge is the former Mayor of Chicago. He is the father of Meredith Kane and father-in-law of his successor Tom Kane


Season 2Edit

Meredith visits and chastises his new nurse, Nadeem, for leaving the television on talk shows when her father preferred the news. She tells her father that Tom has Lewy Body Dementia and that he may yet outlive him. He later sees Meredith being shot on live television at the O'Hare airport redevelopment groundbreaking.[1]

Behind the scenesEdit

Rutledge is a recurring character in the first and second seasons. He is played by guest star Tony Mockus.


Season 1 appearances
"Listen" "Reflex" "Swallow" "Slip"
"Remembered" "Spit" "Stasis" "Choose"
Season 2 appearances
"Louder Than Words" "Through and Through" "Ablution" "Redemption" "Mania"
"Backflash" "The Conversation" "Consequence" "Clinch" "True Enough"


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