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Veronica, in this business of ours, the women always walk the razor's edge. The men are gangsters, but us, the molls, we use our wiles, our cunning, a hand on an elbow, a whisper in an ear, to manage things from behind the scenes.
~ Hermione to Veronica.
Hermione Lodge is one of the main characters in Riverdale, appearing as a supporting character in the first season, a major antagonist/anti-heroine in the second and third seasons, a supporting protagonist in the fourth season and a supporting character in the fifth season. She is the mother of Veronica Lodge and the wife and partner of Hiram Lodge.
She is portrayed by Marisol Nichols (who also played Desert Wolf) as an adult, and by Camila Mendes as a teenager.
Throughout the season, she works for Hiram Lodge as he is behind bars.
In "Chapter Twenty-Six: The Tell-Tale Heart", it is revealed that Hermione is actually the "Boss" and was the one who hired the fake FBI agent Adams.
She hired Monetta and FP Jones to kill Hiram which failed. She turned killer as she killed monetta and plotted to frame FP for the crime but her plan was foiled by Jughead.
She got back together with Hiram after the divorce. She paid respects to Fred Jones after he died in a hit and run. She was stripped off mayor by Hiram and he became mayor. She supported Veronica and her friends when they fought to keep the prom open and fire Mr honey. She also was shocked to find out that Hiram has a secret older daughter from one of his mistress that he cheated with behind Hermonie.
She divorces Hiram after celebrating Veronica’s graduation and announced that she’s returning to New York.
7 years later in 2027, she is an actress and advices Veronica to make her husband happy.
Initially, Hermione is kind to her daughter. However, as the season grows on, she reveals a crueler and more villainous personality. In the second season, she is revealed to have been even more deceitful, as she is the true boss. As of season 4-5, her villionous behaviour began to tone down in which she would transition into anti-hero or even a protagonist.
Despite her true colored nature being revealed, However, she (along with Hiram) does deeply care about her daughter Veronica as she does protect her from Small Fry while getting attacked.
Unlike other adaption versions, this version is shown to be villainous.