Mrs. Weinberger is the wife of the US Secretary of Defense, Caspar Weinberger. In The Americans, she is primarily seen interacting with her maid, Viola Johnson, during events surrounding the bug the Jennings placed in her husband's study.
Caspar Weinberger was an actual person. His real-life spouse was born Rebecca Jane Dalton. They were married from 1942 until his death in 2006.
Jane Weinberger graduated from nursing school and became a nursing instructor. During Reagan's presidency, she began writing children's books, in order to raise money for a beloved program Reagan had cut. She later founded a publishing house. She wrote over a dozen books during her career.
The Weinbergers had two children. Mrs. Weinberger died in 2009.