Courtney B. Vance, Rene Auberjonois Join Cast of Showtime's MASTERS OF SEX
Veteran actors Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois have joined the season two cast of the acclaimed Showtime drama series MASTERS OF SEX. Vance will recur in the guest starring role of Dr. Hendricks, the head of an African-American hospital in St. Louis whose goal is to racially integrate his hospital, and Auberjonois will be guest starring as Dr. Papanikolaou, a former professor of Dr. DePaul (guest star Julianne Nicholson), who she and Johnson hope will endorse their screening program that uses the test named after him: the Pap smear. Production on season two is currently underway in Los Angeles. Season two returns on Sunday, July 13th.
From studying history at Harvard to making history in Hollywood, Courtney B. Vance has carefully cultivated an exceptional career that showcases his passion, talent, and intellect. Vance was honored as the winner of the 2013 Tony® Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play, and received a Drama League Distinguished Performance Award nomination for his stellar performance as Hap Hairston in Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy. He has recently been seen as FBI Special Agent Section Chief Sam Campbell in Graceland, and Manhattan defense attorney Benjamin Barnes in Revenge. His other film and television credits include: The Preacher's Wife, Space Cowboys, Hamburger Hill, The Adventures of Huck Finn, The Hunt for Red October, Cookie's Fortune, The Last Supper, Hurricane Season, and Extraordinary Measures.
Rene Auberjonois received a Tony Award for COCO (starring Katherine Hepburn), and Tony Award nominations for The Good Doctor, Big River (which earned him a Drama Desk Award), and City of Angels. His other Broadway credits includeMetamorphosis with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Sly FOX with Richard Dreyfuss. His many films include The Patriot, Eyes of Laura Mars, and five films with Robert Altman: M.A.S.H., McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Brewster McCloud, Images, and The Player. Auberjonois TV work includes Benson (which earned him an Emmy® nomination), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine andBoston Legal.