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Gertrude "Trudy" Campbell
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Portrayed by Alison Brie
First appearance New Amsterdam
Final appearance Recurring
Details
Gender Female
Residence New York City, NY
Relations
Husband Pete Campbell
Romantic Partners Charlie Fiddich (former boyfriend)
Parent(s) Thomas Vogel (father)
Jeannie Vogel (mother)
Child(ren) Tammy Campbell

Gertrude "Trudy" Campbell (neé Vogel) is Pete Campbell's wife.

Season One

Trudy and Pete got married in March 1960, and spent their honeymoon at Niagara Falls. It's implied that the two didn't know each other that well before the wedding. [1]She is completely unaware of Pete's previous dalliance with secretary Peggy Olson, or their subsequent affair.

They purchase an apartment on Park Avenue with the help of parents, much to the chagrin of Pete as he wants to make it on their own.

When Pete decides he wants to publish a short story, he convinces Trudy to meet with her ex-fiance Charlie Fiddich. Who'e very prominent in the publishing world. Trudy and Charlie do converse briefly in his office, but the meeting turns sour when Charlie says that he misses her and knows that she rushed into her marriage.

Season Two

Trudy and Pete visit a fertility doctor after having difficulty conceiving a child. She wants to look into alternative options for having children, including adoption, but Pete is opposed to raising a child that is not their own. Causing tension in their relationship.

Pete later sleeps with a nanny that worked in their building while Trudy is visiting her parents. Ashamed of this, he tells her that he never wants her to go on a trip without him.

Season Three

Trudy and Pete's relationship has shown to improve since the end of season two. She is supportive of Pete's decisions when he questions whether or not he should remain at Sterling Cooper. Trudy is still shown to want children.

Season Four

Trudy discovers she's pregnant in late 1964.[2] On May 25, 1965 she runs into Peggy in the SCDP bathroom, and briefly talks about her pregnancy. Peggy made a joke about how she has a lot of practice with Pete, implying that he's a child, to which Trudy laughs.[3]

Trudy was in labor for quite some time before giving birth to a daughter, named Tammy Campbell.[4]

Pete told Trudy that the money that was to go towards a loan for a house would need to go instead to the agency, which needed 50,000 dollars from him. Trudy forbid him from using their money in the firm, telling him it was the wrong decision to double down if the firm was going to go under.[5]

Season Five

Pete and Trudy are now living in a house in the suburbs, much to Pete's annoyance over leaving the city. Despite this, Trudy is shown to be extremely happy with her new family life. During the episode The Phantom, Trudy tells Pete that he can get an apartment in the city instead of commuting home every day.

Season Six

When Pete sleeps with a married neighbor in The Collaborators, Trudy kicks him out of the house for being indiscreet. Instead of getting a divorce since she doesn't want to be a "failure", Trudy tells Pete that he can stay in his apartment and only come home whe she allows it. In The Flood, Pete calls Trudy to make sure Tammy and her are okay after the  news of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assasination. She assures Pete that they are fine, and that she doesn't want him to visit during the weekend as they had planned. By the episode For Immediate Release, Trudy to shown to be considering letting Pete come back home since he's been making more of a effort with her and their daughter. But when her father pulls his business with the agency after they see each other at a whorehouse, he tries to tell Trudy what happened. Trudy doesn't believe him, and tells him to get the rest of his things and leave.

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